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

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Heidi Lenhart ...
Jennifer 'Jenny' Morgan (as Heidi Noelle Lenhart)
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Vivian Berger
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Nigel Kent
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Sam Morgan
Michael Woolson ...
Charlie Cruikshank
Larry Robbins ...
Ernie
Pat Elliott ...
Sutton Parks Employee
Dávid Ungvári ...
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Matronly Woman
Éva Gyetvai ...
Secretary
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Caitlin Griffiths ...
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Storyline

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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The conversation in the background that the kids have with Nigel while Jenny and Oliver go off to talk is made up of the same recordings used earlier in the movie after Jenny wakes up on the boat and the kids tell her about the work that they've accomplished and tips that they've received. 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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Excellent
19 July 2001 | by (England) – See all my reviews

This film was great all the way trough and I think it will appeal to a a lot of people. The children in it were excellent and aloough they are not that well known I have seen other work by them and can Tell they are very talented in what they do and I think that Jake Dinwaddie is one of the best child actors I have ever seen.


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