|Lassie 2005 PG, 100 min.|
Genre: Family / Drama / Adventure
Director: Charles Sturridge
Cast: Peter O'Toole, Samantha Morton, John Lynch, Steve Pemberton, Jonathan Mason, Hester Odgers, Jemma Redgrave, Peter Dinklage, Gregor Fisher, Edward Fox, Kelly Macdonald, John Standing, Robert Hardy
After the financially troubled Carracloughs–Joe (Jonathan Mason), Sarah (Samantha Morton), and son Sam (John Lynch)–sell their pet dog, Lassie, to the Duke of Rudling (Peter O'Toole) on the eve of World War II, the Duke takes Lassie to his castle in Northern Scotland. With help from the Duke's niece Cilla (Hester Odgers), Lassie breaks free and takes off on an incredible 500-mile journey to reach the Carraclough family in Yorkshire in time for Christmas.
|Mr. Bean's Holiday 2007 G, 88 min.|
Director: Steve Bendelack
Cast: Rowan Atkinson, Emma de Caunes, Steve Pemberton, Willem Dafoe, Lily Atkinson, Jean Rochefort, Karel Roden, Max Baldry, Preston Nyman, Sharlit Deyzac, Francois Touch, Arsene Mosca, Stephane Debac, Philippe Spall
Mr. Bean (Rowan Atkinson) wins a trip to the French Riviera where he hooks up with 11-year-old Stepan (Max Baldry) after asking Stepan's father Emil (Karel Roden)–who just happens to be a Russian filmmaker–to tape him boarding the train. Emil misses the train, and Mr. Bean and Stepan continue the trip while Emil reports that Stepan has been abducted. Meanwhile, Mr. Bean loses his passport, wallet, and luggage, but he and Stepan get a ride from French actress Sabine (Emma de Caunes) who is on her way to Cannes for the premiere of her new film. They make it to Cannes–just in time for more stumbling adventures.
|1. Lassie (2005)|
2. Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007)
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