Bob the Butler

Bob the Butler is a 2005 family comedy film directed by Gary Sinyor and starring Brooke Shields and Tom Green.[1]

Bob the Butler
Film poster
Directed byGary Sinyor
Produced byEsther Randall
Gavin Wilding
Written byJane Walker Wood
Steven Manners
Gary Sinyor
StarringTom Green
Brooke Shields
Genevieve Buechner
Benjamin B. Smith
Rob LaBelle
Valerie Tian
Simon Callow
Iris Graham
Music byDavid A. Hughes
CinematographyJason Lehel
Edited byRichard Overall
Distributed byFirst Independent Pictures
Vivendi Entertainment
Release date
  • November 2005 (2005-11)
Running time
90 min
CountryUnited States
Budget$5 million
Box office$7 million (DVD Sales)


Bob, a man who can't hold a job, discovers an ad in the Yellow Pages for a butler school. Anne Jamieson (Brooke Shields), a single mother and neat freak, hires Bob as her butler.



Bob the Butler was originally planned to be released in theaters October 2005 with a presumed PG-13 rating, but instead was aired on the Disney Channel on August 28, 2005, edited down to a PG rating. The film is now available on DVD. It was filmed in Langley City, Aldergrove and Abbotsford, British Columbia. Shortreed Elementary School was used as the school in the film.


Tom Green performed the credits music "My Name is Bob", which was a track produced by Mike Simpson of The Dust Brothers. The background music for that track ended up being used for Green's 2005 single Teachers Suck from his rap album Prepare For Impact.


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