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17 out of 24 people found the following review useful:

Very hilarious Hulk Hogan film

Author: Catherine_Grace_Zeh from Fairfax, Virginia, USA
27 November 2005

MR. NANNY, in my opinion, is a very hilarious Hulk Hogan film. One of the best things about it is when he suffers all that torture. It's hard for me to say which part of the torture was the most hilarious. When Sean (Michael Keaton) met the kids, things really did get hilarious. Even though I thought that the kids (Robert Hy Gorman and Madeline Zima) were absolute brats at first, I still enjoyed their performances. Before I wrap this up, I must say that the performances were top grade and the cast was perfectly chosen. Now, in conclusion, if you are a fan of Hulk Hogan, you're in for a good time and lots of laughs, so see this movie today.

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17 out of 24 people found the following review useful:

Hulk can act!

Author: DAVE ( from United States
12 February 2003

Hulk Hogan isn't an Oscar winner by any means, but he can act. His soft side is evident when he has to kiss the doll and sing corny songs.

Hogan wasn't given much to work with here, so he had to take his money and run. Sherman Helmsley will drive you up a wall in this film, as will the spoiled rich kids.

David Johanson (Buster Poindexter) makes an appearance as a weirdo trying to steal a chip worth millions from Austin Pendleton, the childrens father.

A step down from No Holds Barred and Suburban Commando, but still watchable.


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9 out of 13 people found the following review useful:

not too bad

Author: OzzyCash from Nashville, Tennessee
7 August 2000

Ok so yeah Hogan isn't a great actor, but I've seen worse, and this movie is pretty entertaining if you know what to expect from a Hogan movie, ie bad acting but they're always pretty fun movies. In this one Hogan becomes the nanny to a few rich kids since he has to work to protect a computer genius and his two kids have run all their other nanny's off but they can't run Hogan off, all wrestling fans should see this and Brutus the barber is in it too and Sherman Helmsley is funny in it I give this movie a 6 it's fun that's it not great just fun and simple

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8 out of 12 people found the following review useful:

"I'm the nacho cheese man myself"

Author: The__Watcher from Mirage
19 August 2001

One hell of a funny movie! This movie is so funny, and Hulk Hogan is a crack up. I love that scene where Burt tells the story of how he saved Sean, the music in that scene is so kool and it's funny. One of the funniest family movies out there. If you want laughs, watch this. 5/5

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9 out of 14 people found the following review useful:

Much Better than I expected.

Author: John Langbein (medrjel) from Dixie, USA
12 August 2002

I was expecting a complete bomb with this. I was pleasantly suprised. It actually didn't totally stink! Though, seeing Hulk Hogan in a Tutu is just... just... ***SHUDDER***


That's enough to scare the strongest stomachs.

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16 out of 28 people found the following review useful:

Number 47 on the bottom 100 list?

Author: sportskid1164 ( from DG, IL
19 June 2003

Number 47 on the bottom 100 list? It only got about 3.0/10! It deserves at least 5.9/10!! This was a good, clever family film with plenty of laugh out loud scenes. Hulk Hogan is good with younger kids. It's funny to see the way they get along with eachother. Good, Clean Family Fun!

7/10 stars

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7 out of 11 people found the following review useful:

Has its odd appeal

Author: guyfromjerzee from United States
14 July 2006

I caught this movie on HBO early morning one day, so I decided to give it a look. My opinion of the movie has definitely faltered since I watched it back in grade school, but at the same time it maintained my interest for the entire hour and a half. To be fair, a goofy comedy like this is aimed primarily towards children. That is not "totally" an excuse, but you can't view this movie in the same way you'd view "Citizen Kane." Hulk Hogan is no great actor. He can't even bump his head on a kitchen cabinet convincingly. But as mediocre as his talent is, he is somewhat fun to watch. It wouldn't be as funny to see an actor half his size in a ballerina outfit. But Hulkster doesn't give the worst performance. The film's weakest link is the disgustingly over-the-top performance by Buster Poindexter's David Johansen. It's no mystery why he's box office poison (i.e.: "Car 54, Where Are You," "Freejack"). Sherman Helmsley is completely over-the-top as well, but at least he provides some funny moments. Most of the jokes are lame and predictable, but if you're looking for mindless family fun, you can do a lot worse than "Mr. Nanny." But I enjoyed "Suburban Commando" a lot more. At least in that movie, the Hulkster had a talented actor like Christopher Lloyd to feed off.

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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful:

Another Childhood Favorite!!!

Author: Pumpkin_Man from United States
30 September 2009

*** This review may contain spoilers ***

Ever since I was a kid, I've loved this movie! Hulk Hogan is awesome and hilarious as Sean Armstrong, who is an ex-wrestler who is soon hired by Alex Mason, Sr to protect his kids. Mr. Mason is developing a new anti-missile system and a man by the name of Tommy Thanatos is after the microchip that has the information. Mason's kids; Alex and Kate make Sean's job harder because they want to get rid of him by setting up 'Home Alone' style traps so Sean will leave. Sean doesn't back down and the kids slowly begin to like him. After the Mason family is kidnapped, Sean does whatever it takes to get them back. I highly recommend MR. NANNY!!!

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7 out of 12 people found the following review useful:

Not good, but not that horrible--just plain watchable, that's it

Author: Crystal Land (ShadowGal) from TX, USA
15 August 2004

I was a kid when I watched this one, and even then I knew it was a "just OK" type of movie. Still, it had me laughing. Not long, and not hard, but I laughed all the same. My grandfather was passably amused as well--I think he got a kick out of watching me watching the movie. I rate this a 4 out of 10. Watch it with a ten year old on a rainy day; the kid will laugh, you'll smile at their laughter, and you'll kill some time until something good comes on TV. Oh, and this reminds me--the Hulk can act outside of the ring!

Well, sort of. I'd never want to see him in a serious role, but he pulled off this comedy bit well enough. I just think he should stick to wrestling.

Or retirement. Or whatever.

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0 out of 1 people found the following review useful:

Hogan Knows Best!

Author: nama chakravorty from India
10 March 2015

'Mr. Nanny' rides on the firm shoulders of Legendary Wrestler Turned Actor, Hulk Hogan, who despite being reduced to silliness, plays it sportingly & energetically.

'Mr. Nanny' Synopsis: A former professional wrestler is hired to be the bodyguard/nanny for a couple of bratty kids whose inventor father is being stalked by a rival.

As a film, there is hardly anything remarkable here. Its like watching a low-budgeted version of the Vin Diesel hit The Pacifier, but in totality, this early 1990's flick might appeal to kids. There are a few laughs here, which frankly, are its only appealing moments.

But Hogan is game here. He plays it to the gallery & even though he can't act too well, he still manages to give a sportive turn as Mr. Nanny.

On the whole, Only if you love Hogan, watch it.

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