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Best Rowan Atkinson Movies Ranked

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Known for his sharp wit and physical comedy reminiscent of Buster Keaton and Laurel and Hardy, rowan atkinson A British cultural icon in comedy. From starring in some of the country’s most respected and beloved sitcoms, black adder When Mr Bean, embarking on a sold-out stand-up tour, and making an absolutely hilarious and unforgettable appearance at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics, Atkinson is truly one of a kind. Continuing to do well, most recently, Atkinson has starred in his hugely successful Netflix series. man vs.bee.

Although his career in film has not been as prolific as his work on the small screen, his repertoire is full of memorable roles.From his work with renowned rom-com screenwriter Richard Curtis , until playing a narcolepsy Italian tourist, rat racetake a look at the work of the incomparable and immensely talented Rowan Atkinson and choose his best films.

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8 Witch (1990)

Atkinson plays a small but memorable role as a stifling hotel manager in this 1990 family film based on Roald Dahl’s fantastically twisted children’s book of the same name. witches The funniest, yet completely terrifying children’s play ever made, as it disguises itself as a normal person in an Atkinson hotel and follows a gathering of witches specifically intended to target children and turn them into rats. It became one of the movies. It is said that there is a poor child cursed to spend the rest of his life trapped inside a painting. But thanks to Jim Henson, who did some terrifyingly impressive prosthetic work, the fear factor goes into overdrive when the witch reveals her true form. A scabies head and a maniacal squeal are enough to give anyone a nightmare.

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7 rat race

rat race It was a star-studded 2001 comedy film starring Whoopi Goldberg, Seth Green, John Cleese, Jon Lovitz, Amy Smart, Cuba Gooding Jr., Kathy Bates, Atkinson, and more. As he sets out to race from Las Vegas casinos to New Mexico for a $2 million prize, he follows six teams and how wealthy observers place bets on who they think will win. Each character and team has unique traits that may or may not help them win races.Atkinson’s character, a naive Italian tourist named Enrico Pollini, unfortunately suffers from severe narcolepsy, not an ideal trait when competing in high-stakes cross-country races. rat race It was a minor commercial hit at the time and has since seemingly faded into obscurity, but as well as witnessing Atkinson showcase his trademark physical comedy and slapstick silliness, the opportunity If there is, it is worth seeing.

6 keep mom

Starring Atkinson, Maggie Smith and Patrick Swayze, this little hidden British gem acts like a kind of Dirk Mary Poppins. of keep mom, Atkinson is a self-obsessed, clumsy yet well-meaning minister who spends most of the film unknowingly ignoring his family while preparing the perfect sermon. His family falls apart around him, his wife falls in love with a classy American visitor, his teenage daughter attracts the attention of all the wrong types of men, and his son is relentless at school. Enters Dame Maggie Smith as the new housekeeper, who employs some unusual and extreme measures to keep the family’s vitality on track. keep mom Sometimes unsettling, but often a funny affair, it will appeal to those who appreciate humor on the dark side.

Five 4 weddings and 1 funeral

Produced on a tight budget of less than $3.5 million, 4 weddings and 1 funeral is now an iconic part of British cinema history and was the highest-grossing British film of all time at the time. Written by Richard Curtis, it stars Hugh Grant along with Andie MacDowell, Dame Christine Scott Thomas, and Atkinson. 4 weddings and 1 funeral is the sweet and funny rom-com that catapulted Grant to global superstardom and has made numerous ‘Best British Film’ lists over the years. Following the film’s success, screenwriter Curtis went on to work with Grant numerous times over the course of his career. Notting Hill, Diary of Bridget JonesWhen love actuallythe latter also starring Atkinson.

Four Johnny English

as long as we worship Mr Beanit’s refreshing to see Atkinson in a lead role in a mainstream film that has nothing to do with the character. beans Very popular, apply it to that of undercover British intelligence spies. Atkinson stars alongside John Malkovich, Natalie Imbruglia, and Ben Miller in this spying movie that acts as a parody of sorts for James His Bond. Johnny English It was a box office hit and spawned two equally financially successful sequels.

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3 love actually

It is now considered a Christmas staple. love actually Writer Curtis and actors Grant and Atkinson reunite with top British actors including Alan Rickman, Keira Knightley, Emma Thompson, Colin Firth, Liam Neeson, Martin Freeman and Bill Nighy Let The film tells several different concurrent romantic comedy stories, many of which are interconnected in some way. Atkinson’s role as a jewelry salesman with a penchant for meticulous gift-wrapping may be relatively small, but it’s an important cog in the story arc.

2 beans

Atkinson, his Mr Bean The character, and its associated sitcom, is already long established and highly regarded in the UK, Monty Python When fries and lorry bits As one of the most iconic British comedy productions of all time. After years of pleasing fans, it makes sense for the character to make the move to the big screen. I was confident that I was in control. beans We see Mr. Bean cross the pond and continue his maddening adventures in America while staying in a guest family home hosted by patriarch David Langley, played fantastically by Peter MacNicol.the movie brought magic Mr Bean The result was a big hit.

1 The Lion King

The Lion King One of the most successful and best-loved animated films of all time. Released in 1994, the film is still the highest-grossing traditional animated film of all time, as well as the highest-grossing Home Video. Among its many awards, it boasts two Academy Awards and a Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy).Honestly, there isn’t much to say about its brilliance The Lion King Critics have widely praised the film for its music, story, themes, animation, and voice cast, which includes James Earl Jones, Jeremy Irons, Nathan Lane, Whoopi Goldberg, and Matthew Broderick. increase. Atkinson, of course. Not so affectionately mentioned by Scar’s hyena minions, Atkinson voices Zazu, a fast-talking hornbill who serves as the King’s Majordomo or “Mufasa’s little minion.”