A young MBA mistakenly takes the job of looking after a rich executive's spoiled children.

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Charlie Cruikshank and fiancée Jennifer 'Jenny' Morgan planned, after their MBA graduation, to cohabit. By accepting the European voyage his parents offer as graduation present, Charlie crosses their plan to earn a down-payment in summer. So Jenny seeks a job, hastily enough to apply for photocopy-clerk in Oliver Caldwell's multinational HQ. By mistake, Oliver hires her as nanny for his beloved brats, Alex and Katie, who spend summer with him, unlike the school year with their aunt. Businesswise he keeps traveling to Paris and further trough Europe, ultimately meeting Charlie in Austria. Coached by limousine driver Nigel Kent, Jenny proves the first nanny the kids can't scare off. They even bond and team up against Oliver's fiancée, ruthlessly ambitious, child-hating VP Vivian Berger, who wants to get rid of them. Written by KGF Vissers

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When the right woman accepts the wrong job, anything can happen.

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This is the second film with Jane Sibbet after It Takes Two where her character faces a same kind of humiliation in a pretty parallel fashion. While such an event isn't the last time you see her in this film like it was in It Takes Two, like in that film, she once again in this one has the same kind of circumstance and ordeal where her character at some point has her dress torn away revealing her underwear in a public setting caused by a malicious stunt that any of the main starring kids pull on her. See more »

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The city they arrive to is actually Budapest (Hungary) not Vienna. See more »

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Jennifer 'Jenny' Morgan: I heard about your good news, congratulations, the children will finally have a mother again.
Vivian Berger: Oh, I wouldn't go that far, boarding schools in Switzerland are year-round you know.
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Followed by Au Pair 3: Adventure in Paradise (2009) See more »

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Predictable But Entertaining
15 November 2003 | by (los angeles) – See all my reviews

Gregory Harrison and Heidi Lenhart (Oliver Caldwell, Jenny Morgan) have that certain chemistry that makes this film enjoyable. Jenny needs a job so she takes a job as a nanny to the Caldwell residence. Oliver has two children that are little "monsters" that bring terror to adults. Oliver is engaged to Vivian Berger, a snobbish and cold-hearted woman. Vivian doesn't care for the kids and becomes jealous of Jenny. A bond of love develops between Jenny and the kids as the "terrors" become "matchmakers." Vivian has her own plans to derail the kids and Jenny which is successful. The plot is very predictable and yet you fall in love with Jenny and those "brats." Can Oliver see past the schemes of Vivian? Will Jenny and Oliver marry? A very entertaining film for the whole family.


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