Johnny English
Johnny English (2003)

When her majesty's crown jewels are stolen by a conniving Frenchman, who also plans to steal the queen's throne, spy Johnny English, a bit unseasoned but intensely enthusiastic, is thrown onto the case. Fast cars, high tech gadgets,… More

Rated: PG
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: January 13, 2004
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
33%
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User Score
51%



Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A tame spy spoof that elicits infrequent chuckles.

Scott Von Doviak
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/DFW.com

Inept and painfully unfunny.

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Hazel-Dawn Dumpert
L.A. Weekly

A funny summer frolic.

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Nell Minow
Beliefnet

The spy parts aren't exciting enough and the funny parts aren't funny enough.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

Mike Myers has worked this material to death.

Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

[A] completely unnecessary and nearly chuckle-free spy movie spoof ...

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Contrived, bland, and unfunny with an awful lead character...

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Jack Mathews
New York Daily News

There weren't enough good laughs for me to recommend it to anyone other than the most devoted Beanheads.

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Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com

So much of Johnny English should be funnier than it is.

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Bill Clark
FromTheBalcony

While it lives up to the very definition of 'hit and miss', the parts that hit are very funny.

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Flixster Audience Score: 51% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
An extended Barclay Card ad circa 1994 or thereabouts. It's not bad as it goes but Rowan Atkinson is funnier than this. Give me Blackadder over Mr. Bean… More
Candy Rose
Spoof spy movie. Rowan is an inept spy who causes havoc wherever he goes. John is the bad guy who steals the crown jewels and wants to become King of England.
Alex roy
Johnny English is a horrible attempt at doing yet another parody of James Bond. The genre had been parodied with the superior Austin Powers, but it seems like… More
Martin Sahlin
This is just good old family fun. It's just funny...that's all there is to say
Film Crazy
OMFG Rowan Atkinson is awesome in this role, he was clearly born to play this role! Its hilarious and thoroughly entertaining and enjoyable with a great cast… More
Directors Cat
Acceptable family entertainment. The moments that miss drag the film down, but the moments that hit are enough to keep this on its feet...for kids anyway.

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