Mr. Bean's Holiday Rowan Atkinson, his face in Mr. Bean's Holiday as pinched and gleaming as a Richard Nixon mask, is still doing his bit to keep classic… Mr. Bean's Holiday Rowan Atkinson, his face in Mr. Bean's Holiday as pinched and gleaming as a Richard Nixon mask, is still doing his bit to keep classic… 2007-08-24 G PT87M Comedy Rowan Atkinson Max Baldry Willem Dafoe Universal
Movie Review

Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007)

MPAA Rating: G
CANNES MAN Mr. Bean (Rowan Atkinson) goes to France for his Holiday
Image credit: Giles Keyte
CANNES MAN Mr. Bean (Rowan Atkinson) goes to France for his Holiday
EW's GRADE
B

Details Release Date: Aug 24, 2007; Rated: G; Length: 87 Minutes; Genre: Comedy; With: Rowan Atkinson; Distributor: Universal

Rowan Atkinson, his face in Mr. Bean's Holiday as pinched and gleaming as a Richard Nixon mask, is still doing his bit to keep classic screen comedy alive. Once again, Mr. Bean, the childlike British idiot — he's the walking id as Twit of the Year — tries to extricate himself from the mishaps he creates, which only results in more spectacular disaster. On a holiday to France, Bean eats oysters (a great joke), then gets stranded in the country, which for a while strands the film. But Atkinson's goofball grotesquerie never lets up — right through to the inspired finale, which could have been called A Day at the Cannes Film Festival.

Originally posted Aug 22, 2007 Published in issue #951 Aug 31, 2007 Order article reprints