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Nanny McPhee Returns (2010)

Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (original title)
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Nanny McPhee arrives to help a harried young mother who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war, though she uses her magic to teach the woman's children and their two spoiled cousins five new lessons.

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Nanny McPhee arrives to help a harried young mother who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war, though she uses her magic to teach the woman's children and their two spoiled cousins five new lessons.

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nanny | magic | farm | f rated | flying pig | See All (26) »

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The magic is back! See more »

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy

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Rated PG for rude humor, some language and mild thematic elements | See all certifications »

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20 August 2010 (USA)  »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

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£2,586,760 (UK) (26 March 2010)

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$28,995,450 (USA) (22 October 2010)
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Nanny McPhee's sidekick Mr Edelweiss was originally set to be a raven. However, these are large and rather dangerous birds so director Susanna White persuaded Emma Thompson to change it to a jackdaw, a much more manageable creature. Thompson trained extensively with six jackdaws so she would appear used to them onscreen. See more »

Goofs

When the two boys are being escorted through the War Office, a WAAF plotter can be seen in the foreground. The rank on the arm is that of a Lance Corporal - a rank that didn't exist in that Service. See more »

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Nanny McPhee: Leave it to me.
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The Best Things In Life Are Free
(Lew Brown, Buddy G. DeSylva (as B.G. DeSylva), Ray Henderson)
Performed by Bing Crosby
Courtesy of EMI Records Ltd
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Nanny McPhee Returns was a nice surprise for someone like me who hadn't seen the previous film in the series
15 September 2010 | by (Baton Rouge, LA) – See all my reviews

Having not seen the previous Nanny McPhee movie, what I got was a pleasant surprise watching this funny and touching sequel starring and written by Emma Thompson. As the title character, I wasn't completely sure of what to think of her but she, like everyone else in the cast, eventually grew on me as the movie went on. And she's accompanied in the film by many compelling actors like Rhys Ifans, Maggie Smith, Ralph Fiennes, and Maggie Gyllenhaal who sounds fine sporting an English accent. There's also an appearance by Ewan McGregor in a role I don't want to reveal. Also fine were the children playing Ms. Gyllenhaal's offspring and the cousins who convincingly transition from spoiled rotten to more socially appealing during the picture. And the special effects involving the animals also rate highly with me. So on that note, Nanny McPhee Returns comes much recommended from me.


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