|Writers:||Richard Curtis and Robin Driscoll|
|Director of Photography:||Francis Kenny|
|Production Designer:||Peter Larkin|
|Producers:||Peter Bennett-Jones, Eric Fellner and Tim Bevan|
|Gramercy; PG-13; 92 minutes|
|Cast:||Rowan Atkinson, Sir John Mills, Harris Yulin, Peter MacNicol, Pamela Reed, Larry Drake, Tom McGowan, Sandra Oh, Johnny Galecki and Burt Reynolds|
|Based on the British television series|
The comic talent of Atkinson and his dorky Mr. Bean don't need to prove themselves in the United States, with Mr. Bean grossing more than $100 million before hitting these shores. While the film's intermittently funny, Mr. Bean's antics fare much better on the small screen. The slow pace and bodily function jokes grow stale — and predictable — rather quickly. Fed up with Bean's dozing on the job as a security guard, his bosses at London's National Art Gallery dispatch him to Los Angeles to supervise the move of a priceless painting, Whistler's Mother. The museum's curator (MacNicol) hosts Bean, who nearly destroys the family and succeeds in doing a number on the painting.
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