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Johnny English Reborn (2011)

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Johnny English goes up against international assassins hunting down Chinese Premier Xiang Ping.

Director:

Oliver Parker

Writers:

Hamish McColl (screenplay), William Davies (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Roger Barclay ... Agent Two
Eric Carte ... Agent One
Rowan Atkinson ... Johnny English
Togo Igawa ... Ting Wang
Eleanor Wyld ... Receptionist 1
Mandi Sidhu Mandi Sidhu ... Receptionist 2
Margaret Clunie ... Receptionist 3
Gillian Anderson ... Pamela
Rosamund Pike ... Kate Sumner
Dominic West ... Simon Ambrose
Tim McInnerny ... Patch Quartermain
Mariella Frostrup ... Royce (voice)
Daniel Kaluuya ... Agent Tucker
Miles Jupp ... Technician
Pik Sen Lim ... Killer Cleaner (as Pik-Sen Lim)
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Storyline

Johnny English, the accidental secret agent who doesn't know fear or danger and the most unlikely intelligence officer in Her Majesty's Secret Service, must stop a group of international assassins before they eliminate a world leader and cause global chaos. In the years since MI7's top spy vanished off the grid, he has been honing his unique skills in a remote region of Asia. But when his agency superiors learn of an attempt against the Chinese Premier's life, they must hunt down the highly unorthodox agent. Now that the world needs him once again, Johnny English is back in action. With one shot at redemption, he must employ the latest in hi-tech gadgets to unravel a web of conspiracy that runs throughout the K.G.B., C.I.A., and even MI7. With a mere few days until a heads of state conference, one man must use every trick in his playbook to protect us all. For Johnny English, disaster may be an option, but failure never is. Written by Universal Pictures

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Laugh at the face of danger See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild action violence, rude humor, some language and brief sensuality. | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The shown chemical formula of Timoxeline Barbebutenol, the fictional mind control drug pictured during this movie, is actually one kind of barbiturate, any of a class of organic compounds used in medicine as sedatives, as hypnotics, or as an adjunct in anesthesia. Amobarbital and Pentobarbital are real-life drugs that share that formula. See more »

Goofs

In the kitchen scene at the end of the film, Johnny places a single leek on the chopping board cuts it longitudinally. In the next shot there are two leeks on the chopping board. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Agent One: Johnny English. Five years ago he was our top agent.
Agent Two: Yeah. Took his eye off the ball in Mozambique.
Agent One: Does it have to be him?
Agent Two: He's the only one our contact will talk to.
Agent One: So where is he?
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Crazy Credits

A deleted scene is shown: Johnny English prepares a meal for Kate, chopping and washing the ingredients in time with Edvard Grieg's music "Peer Gynt in the Hall of the Mountain King". See more »

Alternate Versions

Although not listed on their website, the BBFC state in their 2011 Annual Report that the filmmakers made cuts to the film based on BBFC advice before it was submitted for a formal classification. This cut version went on to become the standard version released throughout the world. See more »

Connections

Followed by Johnny English Strikes Again (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Word Up
by Larry Blackmon, Tomi Jenkins
Performed by Cameo
Courtesy of Island Def Jam Music Group
under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd
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User Reviews

An amazing movie with little clichés and almost none of the usually expected slapstick
13 September 2011 | by rmathur15See all my reviews

Johnny English 2 is fantastic. I watched it before it came out and I have to say, once it comes out everyone MUST go see it. It is not a total slapstick, childishly funny comedy. Quite the contrary; Johnny English Reborn is an amazing movie that entertains all ages. My mother was in hysterics at some points in the movie. I highly recommend this to everyone and anyone. The plot is not the simplest but not the hardest to follow either. There are many funny moments, many of which are in the trailer. The action is very...active. There is no gore or excessive blood. Most of the deaths are portrayed humorously and have funny sides. My positive review comes with one warning. Be EXTREMELY careful, no matter who you are with, where you are watching it, or when you are watching it, as this movie may cause excessive laughter. :) Enjoy.


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Release Date:

21 October 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,833,300, 23 October 2011

Gross USA:

$8,305,970

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$160,078,586
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