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Bean

PG-13| 1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
At the Royal National Gallery in London, the bumbling Mr. Bean (Rowan Atkinson) is a guard with good intentions who always seems to destroy anything he touches. Unless, of course, he's sleeping on the job. With the chairman (John Mills) blocking Bean's firing, the board decides to send him to a Los Angeles art gallery under false credentials. When Bean arrives, his chaos-causing ways are as sharp as ever, and curator David Langley (Peter MacNicol) has the unenviable task of keeping Bean in line.

Cast: Rowan Atkinson , Peter MacNicol , Pamela Reed , Harris Yulin , Burt Reynolds , Larry Drake , Johnny Galecki , John Mills

Director: Mel Smith

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Gramercy Pictures, Polygram, Image Entertainment Inc.

Bean (1997)

Release Date: November 7th, 1997|1 hr. 30 min.

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  • Some of the middle section of Bean sags, but most of the film zips along with a series of comic setups, played like skits, that emphasize Bean's klutziness, his feeble mentality, his childlike, me-too urges. show more

  • Nevertheless, Bean has been a huge hit in Europe, where it opened last summer, and it may contain enough laughs to work here. Well enough, one hopes, to produce a funnier, sharper, better crafted "Bean 2." [07Nov1997 Pg.63] show more

  • But there's no denying the movie's frequent hilarity, abetted by Mel Smith's superbly laid-back directing and on-target performances by an excellent supporting cast. show more

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