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Reluctant Nanny (2015)

Single cop Dan needs a nanny to keep 2 kids until a foster home is found. Libby flies to LA to start a job that vanished. She'll take any job. A purse snatcher brings them together.


Bradford May




Cast overview, first billed only:
Jessy Schram ... Libby Prescott
Aaron Hill ... Dan Connor
Tamara Taylor ... Andrea Moore
Elisabeth Röhm ... Louisa Lee
Stephanie Lemelin ... Robin
Gabriel Suttle ... Sam Anderson
Alley Mills ... Irene
Rachel Eggleston ... Hannah Anderson
Max Page ... David
Josh Fingerhut ... Tom
Anthony Starke ... Ted
Keisuke Hoashi ... Scott Mays
Kristin Carey ... Principal Carter
Payson Lewis ... Mugger
Ingrid Walters ... Ms. Russell


After the failure of her start-up company, Libby Prescott (Jessy Schram) has packed up her life and moved to Los Angeles to start her new job. However, her first day of work abruptly turns into her last. Later that day, Libby finds herself chasing a man who stole her purse, but is quickly stopped by police officer, Dan Connor (Aaron Hill). Dan, who is currently looking after two foster kids, suggests that Libby work as his live-in nanny until either the kids find a permanent home or she finds a new job. Unwilling to turn down a job offer in her time of need, Libby accepts the position. But playing house isn't as easy as it sounds. Libby must learn to keep house and care for children for the first time in her life. Furthermore, the children's constant fear of abandonment forces Libby to really consider the responsibility she's taken on. As Libby and Dan grow closer to the kids, a familial bond begins to form, making it difficult to think about life without each other. Just when Dan ...

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Drama | Family | Romance


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The door to the room the kids sleep in appears and disappears throughout the movie. Sometimes there is a door, other times there is no door, just a plain entryway into the room. See more »

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Cute comedy about foster kids finding a home
8 August 2015 | by phd_travelSee all my reviews

This cute feel good family movie involves a couple of foster kids who while waiting for a family to adopt them are taken in by a cop. He meets a lady who has just been laid off and hires her as a nanny.

Brittney Snow lookalike Jessy Schram is quite likable as the video game creator/nanny. Rather conveniently, the house is just a perfect looking family ready home.

Of course you can guess the outcome but it's fun to see the family bond come together. It avoids being painful and has some laughs along the way and that's not easy. Also the kids don't get annoying.

Worth one watch.

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14 February 2015 (USA) See more »

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Instant Nanny See more »

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