Johnny English

Trivia: The suit English is wearing when he meets Agent One looks like the famous Mr. Bean costume that Rowen Atkinson is famous for.

Trivia: During the coronation sequence at the end of the film, Johnny English shouts "Play it, Bough! Play the disk!" and we cut to Bough threatening a man to play the DVD. The man he threatens is the film's director, Peter Howitt.

Trivia: Rowan Atkinson doesn't just play Johnny English in this film - he played a curly haired advisor for Sauvage as well, however scenes with this character were deleted from the final movie but they can be viewed in the Deleted Scenes section of the (UK) DVD.

Trivia: The voice of the "London FM" presenter, inviting listeners to phone in and say what they love most about the French, is "Capital FM" DJ Chris Tarrant. The news-report style voice-over at the end of the film is voiced by Sir Trevor McDonald who presents the "News at 10" on ITV.


Trivia: The whole film is actually based on a whole bunch of Barclaycard (a type of credit card) advertisements in which Rowan Atkinson previously starred.

Trivia: Throughout the movie there are numerous references to Rowan Atkinson's song, "Why I Hate the French." The rant he always has about John Malkovich's character, the radio announcement about why you love the french and no-one has called.

Trivia: The exterior of Sauvage's French chateau is actually the castle atop St. Michael's Mount in Cornwall.

Trivia: The Aston Martin DB7 Vantage that Johnny English uses in this movie is actually Rowan Atkinson's own car.

Trivia: The scene set in Westminster Abbey was filmed at St. Alban's Abbey. The choir singing in the coronation scene is St. Alban's Cathedral Choir.

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