Bean | 1997

Directed by: Mel Smith

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Main Plot

"Bean" is a comedy film directed by Mel Smith. The plot revolves around Mr. Bean, a clumsy and eccentric man who works as a caretaker at the Royal National Gallery in London. When the gallery's board of directors decides to send him to Los Angeles to represent them, chaos ensues as Bean's unconventional behavior causes mayhem and misunderstandings. As he tries to navigate the unfamiliar American culture, his antics lead to hilarious and unpredictable situations, ultimately making him an accidental celebrity. The film showcases Bean's unique and comical approach to life, leaving audiences entertained with his misadventures.


  • Mr. Bean is a bumbling, socially awkward character played by Rowan Atkinson. He inadvertently causes chaos and comedic mishaps wherever he goes.
  • Peter MacNicol's character in Bean is David Langley, an art curator who is tasked with hosting and managing the eccentric Mr. Bean at the Grierson Art Gallery.
  • John Mills plays the role of General Newton, a high-ranking military officer who becomes involved in the chaotic situations caused by Bean's antics.


In the film "Bean" directed by Mel Smith, the ending sees the clumsy and well-intentioned Mr. Bean causing chaos at an art gallery in Los Angeles. However, his antics inadvertently lead to the discovery of a hidden masterpiece. As a result, Bean is hailed as a genius and his painting is put on display in the gallery. Despite this newfound fame, Bean remains humble and returns to his simple life in London. He is seen happily reunited with his teddy bear and continues to bring laughter and joy to those around him. The conclusion highlights Bean's unique ability to find happiness in the simplest of things, reminding us of the importance of embracing our own quirks and imperfections.

Mel Smith