Watch Mr. Bean's Holiday
- 1 hr 26 min
Mr. Bean's Holiday, released in 2007, is a comedy movie directed by Steve Bendelack, starring Rowan Atkinson, Willem Dafoe, and Steve Pemberton. The movie follows the journey of the beloved, bumbling character Mr. Bean as he embarks on a holiday in France, with hilarious mishaps and antics that ensue. At the beginning of the movie, Mr. Bean wins a trip to Cannes, France, after accidentally winning a raffle at a local fair. He sets off on his journey, but his troubles start before he even leaves England, with his passport causing chaos at the airport. Once in France, Mr. Bean's attempts to navigate his way through the language barrier and unfamiliar surroundings often lead to amusing misunderstandings. As he arrives in Paris, Mr. Bean gets caught up in a filmmaking competition in which he mistakenly takes a prized camcorder that belongs to a Russian director, played by Willem Dafoe. The camcorder contains the director's film and he is determined to get it back, setting up a comedic chase throughout the film. Along the way, Mr. Bean's simple and child-like manner lands him in various situations, from getting himself trapped on a train to trying his hand at street performance. He befriends a young boy on holiday with his father who assists him throughout the film. Mr. Bean's interactions with the people he meets are always amusing and entertaining, just as his fans have come to expect. The movie is filled with comedic set-pieces and physical humor, with Rowan Atkinson delivering his trademark slapstick style. The humorous situations are made even more enjoyable by the beautiful French locations featured throughout the film. The stunning views of the French countryside and cities only add to the already light-hearted and joyous feel of the movie. Apart from the scenic views, Mr. Bean's Holiday also boasts a star-studded cast, with Willem Dafoe playing the antagonist, and Steve Pemberton appearing as a train conductor who eventually becomes Mr. Bean's reluctant traveling partner. The chemistry between the actors keeps the humor alive, with each character providing their own style of comedy which blends delightfully. Overall, Mr. Bean's Holiday is a fun, feel-good movie that will leave viewers with a smile on their face. It is a perfect watch for fans of Rowan Atkinson and anyone in need of a good laugh. The movie's combination of slapstick comedy, beautiful scenery, and an entertaining cast ensures that Mr. Bean's Holiday is an enjoyable ride from start to finish.