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Johnny English Reborn (2011)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $8,406,711Details
International Box Office $156,233,690Details
Worldwide Box Office $164,640,401
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $2,856,898 Details
Est. Domestic Blu-ray Sales $822,365 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $3,679,263
Further financial details...

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  8. Trailer


Rowan Atkinson returns to the role of the improbable secret agent who doesn't know fear or danger in the comedy spy-thriller Johnny English Reborn. In his latest adventure, the most unlikely intelligence officer in Her Majesty's Secret Service must stop a group of international assassins before they eliminate a world leader and cause global chaos. In the years since MI-7's top spy vanished off the grid, he has been honing his unique skills in a remote region of Asia. But when his agency superiors learn of an attempt against the Chinese premier's life, they must hunt down the highly unorthodox agent. Now that the world needs him once again, Johnny English is back in action. With one shot at redemption, he must employ the latest in hi-tech gadgets to unravel a web of conspiracy that runs throughout the KGB, CIA and even MI-7. With mere days until a heads of state conference, one man must use every trick in his playbook to protect us all. For Johnny English, disaster may be an option, but failure never is.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,101-5,200) 5,161 $8,406,711
All Time International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 523 $156,233,690
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 934 $164,640,401

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.

Movie Details

Production Budget:$45,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 21st, 2011 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: February 28th, 2012 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG for mild action violence, rude humor, some language and brief sensuality.
(Rating bulletin 2175, 6/8/2011)
Running Time: 101 minutes
Franchise: Johnny English
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Keywords: Out of Retirement, Secret Agent, Hitmen, Spoof
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Working Title Films, Relativity Media, StudioCanal
Production Countries: France,
United Kingdom,
United States

Leading Cast

   Johnny English
   Pamela Thornton

Supporting Cast

Dominic West    Simon Ambrose
Rosamund Pike    Kate Summers
Daniel Kaluuya    Agent Tucker
Richard Schiff    Fisher
Tim McInnerny    Patch Quartermain
Pik-Sen Lim    Killer Cleaner
Stephen Campbell Moore    Prime Minister
Burn Gorman    Slater
Togo Igawa    Ting Wang
Mark Ivanir    Karlenko
Roger Barclay    Agent Two
Eric Carte    Agent One
Eleanor Wyld    Receptionist
Mandi Sidhu    Receptionist
Margaret Clunie    Receptionist
Mariella Frostrup    The Voice of Royce
Miles Jupp    Technician
Williams Belle    Ling
Paul Carr    Chinese Man in Spectacles
Courtney Wu    Man in Spectacles
Rupert Vansittart    Derek
Isla Blair    Shirley
Emma Vansittart    Margaret
Christina Chong    Barbara
Siu Hun Li    Chinese Susan
Josephine De La Baume    Madeleine
Wale Ojo    President Chambal
Chris Jarman    Michael Tembe
Andrew Woodall    Foreign Secretary
Isabella Blake-Thomas    Izzie
Janet Whiteside    Pamela's Mother
Maisie Fishbourne    Pamela's Toddler
Gary Kane    Matov
Lobo Chan    Xiang Ping
Clara Paget    Waitress
Richard Syms    Man in Pinstripe
Lily Atkinson    Girl With Crash Helmet
Dave Holland    Man in Wheelchair
Benedict Wong    Chi Han Ly
Ellen Thomas    Tucker's Mum
Ian Shaw    Agent Number Two
Oliver Zheng    Chinese Interpreter

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

Tim Bevan    Producer
Eric Fellner    Producer
Chris Clark    Producer
Hamish McColl    Screenwriter
William Davies    Story Creator
William Davies    Executive Producer
Debra Hayward    Executive Producer
Liza Chasin    Executive Producer
Ronaldo Vasconcellos    Co-Producer
Danny Cohen    Director of Photography
Jim Clay    Production Designer
Guy Bensley    Editor
Beatrix Pasztor    Costume Designer
Graham Johnston    Make-up and Hair Designer
Ilan Eshkeri    Composer
Ben Howarth    Assistant Director
Martin Kenzie    Second Unit Director
Dominic Masters    Supervising Art Director
Mike Stallion    Art Director
Paul Laugier    Art Director
Caroline Smith    Set Decorator
Martin Kenzie    Second Unit Camera
Rob Duncan    Visual Effects Supervisor
Mark Holt    Special Effects Supervisor
Dan Roberts    Additional Editor
Mark Holding    Sound Mixer
Ian Tapp    Re-recording Mixer
Richard Pryke    Re-recording Mixer
Glenn Freemantle    Supervising Sound Editor
Danny Freemantle    Sound Effects Editor
Keith Tinman    Sound Effects Editor
Niv Adiri    Sound Effects Editor
Mark Heslop    Sound Effects Editor
Glenn Freemantle    Sound Designer
Tom Sayers    Sound Designer
Gillian Dodders    Dialogue Editor
Laura Lovejoy    Dialogue Editor
Steve Price    Music Editor
James Bellamy    Music Editor
Lucy Bevan    Casting Director
Paul Herbert    Stunt Coordinator

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

Blu-ray Sales: Hugo's Huge in High Definition

March 14th, 2012

Hugo led a limited number of new releases on top of the Blu-ray sales chart. It sold 523,000 units while generating $14.37 million in sales. This is a good result compared to its theatrical run, but not great given the film's production budget. Its opening week Blu-ray share was 51%, which is fantastic for a family film, although this is not your typical family film. More...

DVD Sales: Boots Walks All Over Competition

March 13th, 2012

Puss in Boots remained in first place on the DVD sales chart during its first full week of release. It sold an additional 798,000 units and generating $12.16 million in revenue for totals of 1.65 million units / $26.74 million so far. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for February 28th, 2012

February 27th, 2012

There are not a lot of new releases this week, but it includes four-time Oscar winner Hugo. The DVD, Blu-ray Combo Pack, or 3D Blu-ray Combo are clearly contenders for Pick of the Week, but so is My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic: The Friendship Express. I'm going with the former, but it is close. More...

International Box Office: Feeling Adventurous

November 9th, 2011

The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn remained on top of the international chart during its second weekend of release, while it crossed the $100 million milestone over the weekend. It expanded into more than two dozen new markets, but most were of the smaller variety. Overall, it made $38.98 million on 7,103 screens in 45 markets, for a total of $123.55 million so far. Russia was the only real exception, where it opened in second place with $4.81 million on 788 screens. It plummeted 74% in France, but still added $6.99 million on 850 screens for a two-week total of $33.44 million. On the other hand, it remained in first place in Spain with $5.19 million on 819 screens over the weekend, for a total of $16.62 million after two. At this point, $200 million internationally is a given, which is likely close to the film's total budget. If it can close close to that figure here, it will break even before the lucrative home market. More...

International Box Office: Christmas Comes Early

November 3rd, 2011

The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn doesn't open here till a few days before Christmas, but it led the way on the international chart with an astonishing $56.56 million on 5,699 screens in 19 markets. Its biggest opening was in France, where it managed $26.97 million on 850 screens. That's like a $150 million opening here. It's a record for a non-sequel in that market. It wasn't as impressive in the U.K., but it did score $10.83 million on 512 screens, which is equivalent to a $50 million to $60 million opening here. These results will force me to re-evaluate its box office potential with an above $200 million run a lot more likely now. Granted, the source material is better known in Europe, plus it will have a lot more competition when it debuts here, but this is still a great sign going forward. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Halloween Scares Up a Rare Win for 2011

October 31st, 2011

It was a rare winning weekend at the box office, although it came too late to salvage the month, which was a bloody affair and 2011 fell tens of millions of dollars further behind last year's pace. The lone bright spot over the weekend was Puss in Boots, which easily led the way. However, even here there was darkness, as it failed to live up to the low end of expectations. The overall box office was a macabre $105 million, or 14% lower than last weekend. We did get a jolt with the box office creeping up 11% from last year. However, while double-digit growth would normally send chills up your spine, not having to deal with Halloween on the weekend itself explains much of that success. Year-to-date, 2011 remains lifeless down 4% from last year at $8.52 billion compared to $8.86 billion and unless some dark magic can revive the box office, and soon, we will have the second year in a row of year-over-year declines and 2011 could see the lowest ticket sales in about a decade and a half. That's truly scary. More...

International Box Office: Paranormal Inactivity

October 26th, 2011

The international box office was pretty slow this week and the only new release to have any impact was Paranormal Activity 3. This film did top the chart with $26.11 million on 3,876 screens in 42 markets. Leading the way was the U.K. with $5.43 million on 391 screens, which was easily enough for first place in that market. It also topped the charts in Russia with $3.20 million on 637 screens, in Australia with $3.04 million on 192, in Mexico with $1.96 million on 732, and in Spain with $1.04 million on 232. On the other hand, it had to settle for third place in France with $2.50 million on 215 screens and in Brazil with $1.21 million on 200. Compared to previous installments, these results were mixed. The film was stronger in Australia, but weaker in the U.K. and France, for instance. It's too soon to tell where it will finish, but assuming it is the biggest hit domestically of the three films, it should at least come close to $200 million worldwide. More...

Weekend Wrap-up: Paranormal Wasn't Just Your Regular Hit

October 24th, 2011

The industry as a whole has to be breathing a small sigh of relief after the weekend numbers started to come in. Paranormal Activity 3 broke records over the weekend helping the overall box office along the way. It grew 38% compared to last weekend, hitting $121 million. Unfortunately, that was still 6% lower than the same weekend Last year. Year-to-date, 2011 is 4% behind 2010's pace at $8.38 billion to $8.73 million and there's little hope that deficit will go away by the end of the year. More...

Weekend Estimates: Big Activity at the Box Office

October 23rd, 2011

After a poor September and slow start to October, Paranormal Activity 3 put some life back in to the movie industry this weekend with a huge $54 million opening weekend, according to Paramount's Sunday estimate. That's comfortably a record for the franchise and will almost certainly top Jackass 3D to become the biggest October's biggest weekend too. With no other horror flick coming out between now and Halloween, it should be set for a comfortable $100 million or so at the box office (on a budget of $5 million). More...

Weekend Predictions: Will the Box Office See Some Action?

October 20th, 2011

The box office was terrible last weekend, so much so that it is hard to imagine things won't turnaround this weekend. There is one film, Paranormal Activity 3, that's almost guaranteed to be a hit, but expectations for the other wide releases range from expensive bomb, The Three Musketeers 3D; international hit that will flop here, Johnny English Reborn and niche market film just hoping to reach the top ten, The Mighty Macs. Last year Paranormal Activity 2 opened with just over $40 million. Paranormal Activity 3 might be able to do the same, but the rest of the new releases and the holdovers are not looking good, so there could be a sizable decline in the year-over-year comparison. More...

International Box Office: Real Steel is the Real Deal

October 19th, 2011

Real Steel was able to stay on top of the international chart, just as it did domestically. Over the weekend, it earned $25.03 million on 4,116 screens in 29 markets for a total of $60.94 million internationally. Worldwide it has taken $112.67 million, which is just over what it cost to make. The film opened in several markets, including the U.K., but it had to settle for fourth place with $2.11 million on 385 screens there. On the other hand, it added $4.63 million on 881 screens in Russia and now has earnt $14.39 million in that market. It also remained in first place in Mexico with $2.77 million on 1,049 screens for a total of $7.31 million after two weeks. It also earned first place in Australia with $2.34 million on 349 screens over the weekend, for a total of $7.88 million after two. More...

International Box Office: Johnny and Steel Go the Distance

October 13th, 2011

Real Steel made its debut on the international chart in first place with $22.85 million on 3,089 screens in 21 markets over the weekend for a total opening of $28.51 million. Its biggest opening was in Russia where it dominated the chart with $7.45 million on 881 screens. It also earned first place in Australia with $4.21 million on 356 screens and in Mexico with $3.15 million on 1,097. More...

International Box Office: Snakes Swallow Smurfs

October 6th, 2011

The Smurfs were finally knocked off the top spot on the international chart, falling prey to The Sorcerer And The White Snake. This Chinese film opened in a trio of markets earning $15.88 million, but no other details were released. More...

2011 Preview: October

October 1st, 2011

There is a little bit of good news going into October, as September did help close the year-to-date deficit, even if it was by a small amount. Unfortunately, we really needed a better result to be optimistic about our chances of closing that gap entirely by the end of the year. Even worse, this month represents the last chance 2011 has to catch up to 2010. I know there are two additional months left in the year, but October of 2010 was a soft month with four of the five weekends showing year-over-year declines. If October 2011 is even weaker, the odds of making up the $300 million deficit will be all but gone. It becomes even more troubling that there are no movies opening in October that are guaranteed to be monster hits. So, while October of 2010 was weak compared to October of 2009, it looks like it will be stronger than October of 2011. Hopefully I'm just being pessimistic. There are a couple films that have a shot at $100 million and I will be surprised if none of them at least come close to that milestone, but the slate of films is weaker than I would like. More...

International Box Office: Smurfs Lead Soft, Soft Box Office

September 28th, 2011

The Smurfs were the only film to top $10 million on the international chart this past weekend earning $12.61 million on 5,931 screens in 61 markets. This lifted its totals to $364.47 million internationally and $502.83 million worldwide after two months of release. The film has no major markets left to open in, but it remained in first place in Italy with $3.03 million on 559 screens over the weekend for a total of $8.26 million after two. It also remained in top spot in Australia with $2.55 million on 458 screens over the weekend for a total of $6.97 million after two. More...

International Box Office: Box Office is Starting to Feel Blue

September 21st, 2011

The dry season continues at the box office with the last of the summer blockbusters fading away while the first of the fall hits is a long way off. This has left The Smurfs without any real competition and for six weeks it has topped the international box office. During its eighth week of release, the film pulled in $17.93 million on 6,404 screens in 69 markets for totals of $345.44 million internationally and $483.04 million worldwide. The film opened in first place in Italy with $3.55 million on 542 screens, while it also placed first in Australia with $2.56 million on 458 screens over the weekend and $3.59 million in total. More...

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2011/10/21 8 $3,833,300   1,552 $2,470   $3,833,300 1
2011/10/28 11 $1,693,915 -56% 1,554 $1,090   $6,465,685 2
2011/11/04 17 $676,245 -60% 644 $1,050   $7,725,155 3
2011/11/11 30 $204,665 -70% 210 $975   $8,129,455 4
2011/11/18 36 $86,945 -58% 108 $805   $8,269,105 5

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/10/21 8 $1,163,845   1,552 $750   $1,163,845 1
2011/10/22 8 $1,645,135 +41% 1,552 $1,060   $2,808,980 2
2011/10/23 7 $1,024,320 -38% 1,552 $660   $3,833,300 3
2011/10/24 10 $209,575 -80% 1,552 $135   $4,042,875 4
2011/10/25 9 $310,025 +48% 1,552 $200   $4,352,900 5
2011/10/26 11 $193,990 -37% 1,552 $125   $4,546,890 6
2011/10/27 11 $224,880 +16% 1,552 $145   $4,771,770 7
2011/10/28 11 $466,255 +107% 1,554 $300   $5,238,025 8
2011/10/29 11 $738,150 +58% 1,554 $475   $5,976,175 9
2011/10/30 11 $489,510 -34% 1,554 $315   $6,465,685 10
2011/10/31 12 $163,170 -67% 1,554 $105   $6,628,855 11
2011/11/01 11 $179,710 +10% 1,554 $116   $6,808,565 12
2011/11/02 12 $117,025 -35% 1,554 $75   $6,925,590 13
2011/11/03 13 $124,320 +6% 1,554 $80   $7,049,910 14
2011/11/04 17 $170,660 +37% 644 $265   $7,220,570 15
2011/11/05 17 $302,725 +77% 644 $470   $7,523,295 16
2011/11/06 16 $202,860 -33% 644 $315   $7,726,155 17
2011/11/07 - $38,640 -81% 644 $60   $7,764,795 18
2011/11/08 - $64,395 +67% 644 $100   $7,829,190 19
2011/11/09 - $38,640 -40% 644 $60   $7,867,830 20
2011/11/10 - $57,960 +50% 644 $90   $7,925,790 21
2011/11/11 - $65,190 +12% 210 $310   $7,990,980 22
2011/11/12 - $83,895 +29% 210 $400   $8,074,875 23
2011/11/13 - $55,580 -34% 210 $265   $8,130,455 24
2011/11/14 - $12,635 -77% 210 $60   $8,143,090 25
2011/11/15 - $18,995 +50% 210 $90   $8,162,085 26
2011/11/16 - $10,590 -44% 210 $50   $8,172,675 27
2011/11/17 - $10,485 -1% 210 $50   $8,182,160 28
2011/11/18 - $23,760 +127% 108 $220   $8,205,920 29
2011/11/19 - $38,885 +64% 108 $360   $8,244,805 30
2011/11/20 - $24,300 -38% 108 $225   $8,269,105 31
2011/11/21 - $8,645 -64% 108 $80   $8,277,750 32
2011/11/22 - $10,795 +25% 108 $100   $8,288,545 33
2011/11/23 - $9,130 -15% 108 $85   $8,297,675 34
2011/11/24 - $8,295 -9% 108 $77   $8,305,970 35

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2011/10/21 8 $4,771,770   1,552 $3,075   $4,771,770 1
2011/10/28 11 $2,277,140 -52% 1,554 $1,465   $7,048,910 2
2011/11/04 17 $875,880 -62% 644 $1,360   $7,924,790 3
2011/11/11 30 $257,370 -71% 210 $1,226   $8,182,160 4
2011/11/18 42 $123,810 -52% 108 $1,146   $8,305,970 5

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
3/4/20121557,441 57,441$992,580$992,5801
3/11/20122918,910-67% 76,351$350,970$1,343,5502
3/18/20123015,200-20% 91,551$297,312$1,640,8623

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
3/4/2012914,644 14,644$365,965$365,9651

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