Johnny English. Johnny English (Rowan Atkinson). Copyright: Working Title Films / STUDIOCANAL.

Johnny English

2003 British comedy film about an incompetent spy. Stars Rowan Atkinson, Natalie Imbruglia, Ben Miller, John Malkovich, Tim Pigott-Smith and others.

Press Clippings

Universal confirms 'Johnny English 2'

Despite seriously mixed reviews, the international success of the first film ($161 million around the globe) means that we've got another outing for Rowan Atkinson's bumbling spy hero headed our way.

Empire, 8th April 2010

A Bumbling British Spy, Both Shaken and Stirred

Rowan Atkinson, the gangly, rubber-faced British comedian who is the star and raison d'ĂȘtre of Johnny English, has collected a devoted American following for his two television personas, the history-hopping scoundrel Blackadder and the hapless, spastic Mr. Bean.

A. O. Scott, The New York Times, 18th July 2003

Johnny English showcases Britain

Tourism authority VisitBritain has latched on to locations used in new British spy spoof Johnny English and produced a multi-lingual map to show visitors around our green and pleasant lands.

Jo Tweedy, Daily Mail, 2nd April 2003

Fears of a clown

He's the rubber-faced joker with millions in the bank and a 007 spoof on the way, yet Rowan Atkinson would still swap the burden of comedy for the joy of fixing a plug

Amy Raphael, The Observer, 30th March 2003