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Johnny English Reviews

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July 25, 2003
Will Jacques Chirac inspire the next round of international spy movie villains?
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
July 18, 2003
Johnny English plays like a tired exercise, a spy spoof with no burning desire to be that, or anything else.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
July 17, 2003
Johnny English is a tamer Austin Powers crossed with Get Smart, with very little in the way of effective humor.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
July 20, 2003
The spy parts aren't exciting enough and the funny parts aren't funny enough, but the overall effect is mildly amusing.
Read More | Original Score: C
October 20, 2011
The spy parts aren't exciting enough and the funny parts aren't funny enough.
Full Review | Original Score: C
July 18, 2003
Even several of Atkinson's falling-flat gags fall flat.
| Original Score: 2/4
July 20, 2003
Unless you have an incurable case of Anglophilia, save your hard-earned moneypenny for the DVD rental.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
July 21, 2003
[A] completely unnecessary and nearly chuckle-free spy movie spoof ...
July 16, 2003
Well, I guess this proves that Americans aren't the only ones apt to characterize the French as obnoxious, power-hungry fops.
April 13, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
April 15, 2003
If not for the similar Austin Powers movies, maybe a lot of what's in this film would have played better, and fresher. But as it stands, it looks old hat.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
July 20, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
July 21, 2003
Every possible laugh was wrung out of this idea several decades ago, then the Austin Powers movies drove them deep into the ground. Now Atkinson comes along to do it all again, as if no one ever had.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: 1/5
July 18, 2003
Rowan Atkinson is a gifted comedian. Too bad Johnny English isn't more befitting his significant talents.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 29, 2009
Contrived, bland, and unfunny with an awful lead character...
July 17, 2003
The good jokes are so infrequent Johnny English could be retitled You Only Laugh Twice.
Full Review| Original Score: 2/4
July 24, 2003
To use the movie's lingo, it's a cockup, not a crack-up.
Full Review| Original Score: 1/4
July 19, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
July 21, 2003
Unless you are a big fan of Bean, you will not like this film.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
August 8, 2003
Dies on screen.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
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