Joanna is beautiful and rich, so of course Charlie Mortdecai married her. What could possibly go wrong? Well, Charlie finds out, when he learns she plans to assassinate the Queen of England. In this brilliant mixture of comedy, crime, and suspense, our hero also stumbles into the clutches of a merciless Chinese dentist, and unwillingly gets his hands on the costliest baby powder in the world. No wonder he drinks to excess.