History Film / JohnnyEnglish

15th May '17 2:44:40 PM OtterFish
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* {{Determinator}}: Conversed. Johnny may be an IdiotHero, but he's determined to do his duty no matter who or what stands in his way, as Lorna puts it.

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* {{Determinator}}: Conversed. Johnny may be an IdiotHero, but he's determined to do his duty no matter who or what stands in his way, as Lorna puts it. This applies in spades to Bough as well, particularly since he's got to put up with Johnny's horrible incompetence.


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* EvilIsHammy: Sauvage to a T.


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* PetTheDog: For all of his ''many'' faults, Johnny genuinely believes that his job is supposed to be about helping people, and this shows in several circumstances, particularly when he mistakenly encounters a confused-looking elderly patient in a hospital and immediately tries to come to the man's aid.
10th Apr '17 4:33:18 AM Hjortron18
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** The sequel has a RightInFrontOfMe when Johnny fails to recognise the Prime Minister who's seated right next to him. When the PM politely points out his error, Johnny sarcastically comments, "Yeah, right. In your dreams!" A deleted scene has him mistaking Pegasus for his old friends' SexySecretary.
5th Apr '17 11:50:01 AM Mdumas43073
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[[caption-width-right:350:''[[TagLine When it comes to secret agents, there's the smooth, there's the sophisticated...]] [[WhatAnIdiot and there's Johnny English.]]'']]

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[[caption-width-right:350:''[[TagLine [[caption-width-right:300:''[[TagLine When it comes to secret agents, there's the smooth, there's the sophisticated...]] [[WhatAnIdiot and there's Johnny English.]]'']]


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28th Mar '17 10:41:05 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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The movie is considered an AffectionateParody of the spy movie genre, oftentimes [[LampshadeHanging hanging lampshades]] on several popular spy tropes, from DisposableLoveInterest characters to the [[MainCharacters protagonist]] being an overwhelmingly [[TheCharmer confident and suave]] badass. It features a hearty plateful of the RuleOfFunny, [[NoodleImplements a nice smattering of]] {{slapstick}}, at least a gallon jug's worth of GenreSavvy, and even a light pinch of SelfDeprecation. And Creator/RowanAtkinson.

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The movie is considered an AffectionateParody of the spy movie genre, oftentimes [[LampshadeHanging hanging lampshades]] on several popular spy tropes, from DisposableLoveInterest characters to the [[MainCharacters protagonist]] being an overwhelmingly [[TheCharmer confident and suave]] badass. It features a hearty plateful of the RuleOfFunny, [[NoodleImplements a nice smattering of]] {{slapstick}}, at least a gallon jug's worth of GenreSavvy, and even a light pinch of SelfDeprecation. And Creator/RowanAtkinson.
18th Mar '17 2:05:32 PM nombretomado
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* NonActorVehicle: Lorna Campbell is played by [[FakeNationality Australian singer]] Natalie Imbruglia, who was mostly unknown as an actress aside from a stint in ''{{Neighbours}}''.

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* NonActorVehicle: Lorna Campbell is played by [[FakeNationality Australian singer]] Natalie Imbruglia, who was mostly unknown as an actress aside from a stint in ''{{Neighbours}}''.''Series/{{Neighbours}}''.
13th Mar '17 12:55:35 PM Xtifr
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* JohnnyMcCoolname: Guess who?
21st Jan '17 6:40:48 AM axle-k89
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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Depends on your level of gutter-mindedness, but this lyric from "A Man For All Seasons" could count: "Never prematurely shooting his load".
21st Dec '16 7:30:43 PM DustSnitch
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The movie is considered an AffectionateParody of the spy movie genre, oftentimes [[LampshadeHanging hanging lampshades]] on several popular spy tropes, from DisposableLoveInterest characters to the [[MainCharacters protagonist]] being an overwhelmingly [[TheCharmer confident and suave]] {{badass}}. It features a hearty plateful of the RuleOfFunny, [[NoodleImplements a nice smattering of]] {{slapstick}}, at least a gallon jug's worth of GenreSavvy, and even a light pinch of SelfDeprecation. And Creator/RowanAtkinson.

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The movie is considered an AffectionateParody of the spy movie genre, oftentimes [[LampshadeHanging hanging lampshades]] on several popular spy tropes, from DisposableLoveInterest characters to the [[MainCharacters protagonist]] being an overwhelmingly [[TheCharmer confident and suave]] {{badass}}.badass. It features a hearty plateful of the RuleOfFunny, [[NoodleImplements a nice smattering of]] {{slapstick}}, at least a gallon jug's worth of GenreSavvy, and even a light pinch of SelfDeprecation. And Creator/RowanAtkinson.
21st Dec '16 4:06:07 AM axle-k89
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* BikerBabe: Lorna is one. We find out that she rides a bike at the start of the UnconventionalVehicleChase, and Johnny notes her attractiveness when he first sees her in the Tower.



* {{Foreshadowing}}: [[spoiler:Johnny's line to Sauvage: "My bottom will be King of England before you are."]]

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: {{Foreshadowing}}:
** Lorna hastily leaves the Tower after Johnny accidentally knocks out Chevenix, and is also involved in the chase scene on her bike behind Johnny and Bough in the recovery truck. She is later revealed to be an Interpol agent also on the trail of Sauvage.
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[[spoiler:Johnny's line to Sauvage: "My bottom will be King of England before you are."]]


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* NoodleIncident: What happened offscreen that led Johnny and Bough to end up in the cab of the recovery vehicle with Johnny's Aston Martin on the back? We'll never know, but we can presume it was an OffscreenMomentOfAwesome.
16th Dec '16 3:31:26 AM axle-k89
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* BlueIsHeroic: Lorna is first seen wearing a dark blue dress in the Tower, and Johnny's Aston Martin is dark blue.



** Johnny injects the guard in Sauvage's building with truth serum instead of muscle relaxant, which is used to his and Bough's advantage when Bough asks him for a way out of the building without being seen.



* DaChief: Pegasus

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* DaChief: PegasusPegasus.
* DarkIsNotEvil: Johnny and Bough dress in dark outfits for a lot of the time, but it's most noticeable when they break into Sauvage's building. Lorna too, who is always dressed in dark clothing until the final scene. More so in Lorna's case until we find out her true allegiance.



* ForWantOfANail: Johnny only gets put on the case because of him giving Agent One incorrect information about his mission in Biarritz.



* LightIsGood: For the latter half of the film, Johnny has on a white suit jacket.
* LightIsNotGood: Sauvage dresses in a lot of light or white outfits, including the white suit jacket he has on in his first scene, and his attire during the crowning scene towards the end.



* OhCrap: Johnny while climbing up the pipe and seeing a wave of faeces coming down towards him.

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** Bough gets one when he's stuck in the rock shaft and sees Johnny coming down towards him.
** Johnny during the car chase when Bough accidentally lowers his Aston, with him in it, into the path of an oncoming car.
** Johnny again in the car park scene when he stops dead and realizes... "Did that sound like Felch to you?"
** The security guard in Sauvage's building when he realises he just gave Johnny and Bough their escape route out of the building.
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Johnny while climbing up the pipe and seeing a wave of faeces coming down towards him.him.
* OnlyOneName: Bough is only ever referred to by his surname. Additional materials reveal his first name is Angus.



* RedOniBlueOni: Bough is the blue to Johnny's red. Johnny is also the red to Lorna's blue.

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* RedIsHeroic: Lorna's motorbike is red, and it turns out she's also on Sauvage's tail.
* RedOniBlueOni: Bough is the blue to Johnny's red. Johnny is also the red to Lorna's blue.


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* ThisIsGonnaSuck: Johnny has this reaction after accidentally injecting himself with muscle relaxant.
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