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.
Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.
Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.
A teenage girl discovers her father has an amazing talent to bring characters out of their books and must try to stop a freed villain from destroying them all, with the help of her father, her aunt, and a storybook's hero.
Mr. Cedric Brown has just lost his wife and is now left with his seven children who misbehave so much that all the nannies have run away. Now he is told by a mysterious voice that he should get Nanny McPhee who is a magical woman with special powers.Written by
The location of the Brown's family house was just a huge muddy field covered in brambles. The crew had to bring in items and sets to build all of the village, the house, the tracks, the garden and the trees. See more »
Just before the wedding when Mrs. Quickly is talking to the children, she takes the rattle away from Aggie and breaks it in half with the handle in her right hand. In the next shot, the broken pieces have switched places and the handle is in her left hand. Then in two long shots, the handle has returned to the right hand. See more »
We saw it opening night and were blown away. I don't do spoilers so let me tell you about reactions. My girls are 8 and 12 and they were positively glued to the screen. I thought it a wonderful story and a great production too. The girls made me promise to buy the DVD when it comes out and we went straight to the book store to get the stories of Nurse Matilda that the movie was based on. Now, here is where the academy award comes in. I don't have the categories memorized but the team that was able to make such a wonderful screenplay out of such a lousy book surely deserves that award. It is rare when it happens but yes, the movie was a FAR sight better than the book. If you have kids or if you need to entertain your inner kid, go see this movie.
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