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The Nanny Diaries (2007)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 24 August 2007 (USA)
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A college graduate goes to work as a nanny for a rich New York family. Ensconced in their home, she has to juggle their dysfunction, a new romance, and the spoiled brat in her charge.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Annie Braddock
... Judy Braddock
... Dean
... Lynette
Lewis Payton Jr. ... Bike Messenger
Sonnie Brown ... Human Resources Director
... TriBeCa Fashionista
Nicholas Art ... Grayer (as Nicholas Reese Art)
Jodi Michelle Pynn ... Screeching Lady
... Dude
... Mrs. X
Joanna Heimbold ... Glamour Mom
... Charity Mom
Phoebe Jonas ... Xanax Mom
... Eating Disorder Mom
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After graduating from Montclair State, New Jersey Girl Annie can't make up her mind about what to do with her life. After saving a little boy from being run over in the park, she is quickly employed as a nanny for a rich Upper East Side couple. Mr X is occupied with his business, Mrs X loves shopping, and neither really likes to spend time with their little boy Grayer. Annie quickly learns that she has more than her hands full taking care of him. Her busy schedule doesn't give her much spare time. Mrs X fired her last nanny because she was dating and that gives Annie problems when Harvard Hottie who lives in the same building asks her out on a date. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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A comedy about life at the top, as seen from the bottom.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for language | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,480,927, 26 August 2007, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$25,925,170, 24 November 2007
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The song "Chim, Chim, Cher-ee," from the movie Mary Poppins (1964), can be heard playing in the background while Annie contemplates becoming a nanny. Later, this tune becomes the ringtone for Annie's cell phone. See more »

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When Annie returns to the apartment after being fired, she takes a swig from the liquor bottle before even looking for the "Nanny Cam." But when the mothers are viewing the tape later, we see her take the same swig and then immediately begin speaking to the camera. See more »

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Mrs. X: Keep your voice down, there are mimes in the other room.
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Written by David Clayton, Mick Hucknall, Morten Schjolin, Andrew Wright
Performed by Simply Red
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Better than you'd expect - worth watching
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This is better than you'd expect. Do watch it. It is fascinating to watch as it shows a surprisingly not exaggerated view of New York domestic life. It's funny and touching.

Scarlett does a good job - this is the first movie I really liked her in. She is not afraid of looking unglamorous if the role requires it.

Comparing this with Devil Wears Prada - I think this is more realistic, funny and moving. Linney is good as always - doesn't overact. Paul Giamatti is a bit unlikely as a successful finance person. Should have chosen someone a bit more executive like. Alicia Keyes is a bit out of place as the friend - too pretty.


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