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The Best Rowan Atkinson Movies

Updated December 26, 2019 3.5k votes 1.4k voters 104.5k views23 items

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List of the best Rowan Atkinson movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Rowan Atkinson is best known for creating the character of Mr. Bean, but he also displays a wide range of talent throughout his filmography. Rowan Atkinson's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Rowan Atkinson movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Rowan Atkinson movies will be at the top of the list. Rowan Atkinson has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Rowan Atkinson movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Rowan Atkinson films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Rowan Atkinson role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Rowan Atkinson performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Examples include Johnny English and The Lion King.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Rowan Atkinson movies?" and "What are the greatest Rowan Atkinson roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Atkinson's creative characters, you might also enjoy our list of best Hugh Laurie movies and best Stephen Fry movies. If you loved Atkinson as Johnny English, check out the best Johnny English Strikes Again quotes to relive some of his best lines.

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  • Mr. Bean's Holiday1
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    Mr. Bean's Holiday

    Willem Dafoe, Rowan Atkinson

    Released2007

    Directed bySteve Bendelack

    Mr. Bean's Holiday is a 2007 British comedy film, directed by Steve Bendelack and starring...  more

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    Bean

    Burt Reynolds, Sandra Oh

    Released1997

    Directed byMel Smith

    Bean, also known as Bean: The Ultimate Disaster Movie or Mr. Bean: The Movie is a 1997 feature...  more

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  • Johnny English Reborn3
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    Johnny English Reborn

    Gillian Anderson, Rosamund Pike

    Released2011

    Directed byOliver Parker

    Johnny English Reborn is a 2011 British spy comedy film parodying the James Bond secret agent...  more
  • Johnny English4
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    Johnny English

    John Malkovich, Natalie Imbruglia

    Released2003

    Directed byPeter Howitt

    Johnny English is a 2003 British comedy film parodying the James Bond secret agent genre. The...  more

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  • Rowan Atkinson Live!5
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    Rowan Atkinson Live!

    Rowan Atkinson Live! is a 1992 comedy documentary film written by Rowan Atkinson, Richard...
  • Rat Race6
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    Rat Race

    Whoopi Goldberg, Amy Smart

    Released2001

    Directed byJerry Zucker

    Rat Race is a 2001 American ensemble comedy film directed by Jerry Zucker, written by Andy...  more

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  • Scooby-Doo7
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    Scooby-Doo

    Pamela Anderson, Sarah Michelle Gellar

    Released2002

    Directed byRaja Gosnell

    Scooby-Doo is a 2002 American comedy horror film. Based on the long-running Hanna-Barbera...  more

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  • Blackadder: Back & Forth8
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    Blackadder: Back & Forth

    Kate Moss, Hugh Laurie

    Released1999

    Directed byPaul Weiland

    Blackadder: Back & Forth is a 1999 short comedy history film written by Richard Curtis, Ben...  more
  • The Lion King9
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    The Lion King

    Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons

    Released1994

    Directed byRob Minkoff, Roger Allers

    The Lion King is a 1994 American animated musical epic film produced by Walt Disney Feature...  more

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  • Keeping Mum10
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    Keeping Mum

    Maggie Smith, Patrick Swayze

    Released2005

    Directed byNiall Johnson

    Keeping Mum is a 2005 British black comedy film starring Rowan Atkinson, Kristin Scott Thomas,...  more

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  • Blackadder's Christmas Carol11
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    Blackadder's Christmas Carol

    Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

    Released1988

    Directed byRichard Boden

    Blackadder's Christmas Carol is a one-off episode of Blackadder, a parody of Charles Dickens'...  more
  • Johnny English Strikes Again12
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    Johnny English Strikes Again

    Rowan Atkinson, Olga Kurylenko

    Released2018

    Directed byDavid Kerr

    Johnny English Strikes Again is a 2018 action comedy film directed by David Kerr, and the...  more

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  • Four Weddings and a Funeral13
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    Four Weddings and a Funeral

    Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell

    Released1994

    Directed byMike Newell

    This film is a 1994 British romantic comedy film directed by Mike Newell. It was the first of...  more

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  • Never Say Never Again14
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    Never Say Never Again

    Sean Connery, Kim Basinger

    Released1983

    Directed byIrvin Kershner

    Never Say Never Again is a 1983 spy film based on the James Bond novel Thunderball, which was...  more

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  • Spider-Plant Man15
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    Spider-Plant Man

    Rowan Atkinson, Simon Pegg

    Released2005

    Spider-Plant Man is a British parody short film which parodies the Spider-Man 2002 film...  more
  • Hot Shots! Part Deux16
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    Hot Shots! Part Deux

    Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen

    Released1993

    Directed byJim Abrahams

    Hot Shots! Part Deux is a 1993 comedy/parody film, and a sequel to the 1991 comedy Hot Shots!....  more

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  • Bernard and the Genie17
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    Bernard and the Genie

    Rowan Atkinson, Alan Cumming

    Released1991

    Directed byPaul Weiland

    Bernard and the Genie is a seventy-minute British TV film co-produced by Attaboy and Talkback...  more
  • The Tall Guy18
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    The Tall Guy

    Emma Thompson, Jeff Goldblum

    Released1990

    Directed byMel Smith

    The Tall Guy is a 1989 romantic comedy and the feature film debut of screenwriter Richard...  more
  • The Witches19
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    The Witches

    Rowan Atkinson, Anjelica Huston

    Released1990

    Directed byNicolas Roeg

    The Witches is a 1990 comedy-fantasy film based on the book of the same name by Roald Dahl. It...  more

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  • Maybe Baby20
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    Maybe Baby

    Hugh Laurie, Emma Thompson

    Released2000

    Directed byHugh Laurie, Tom Moore, Ben Elton

    Maybe Baby is a 2000 British comedy film starring Hugh Laurie and Joely Richardson. It was...  more

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  • Dead on Time21
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    Dead on Time

    Rowan Atkinson, Greta Scacchi

    Directed byLyndall Hobbs

    Dead on Time is a 1983 British short film directed by Lyndall Hobbs and written by Richard...  more
  • Love Actually22
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    Love Actually

    Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert

    Released2003

    Directed byRichard Curtis

    Love Actually is a 2003 British Christmas-themed romantic comedy film written and directed by...  more

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  • The Appointments of Dennis Jennings23
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    The Appointments of Dennis Jennings

    Rowan Atkinson, David Hyde Pierce

    Released1988

    Directed byDean Parisot

    The Appointments of Dennis Jennings is a 1988 American short comedy film, starring and...  more