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Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

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Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael's children through a difficult time in their lives.

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Rob Marshall

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emily Blunt ... Mary Poppins
Lin-Manuel Miranda ... Jack
Ben Whishaw ... Michael Banks
Emily Mortimer ... Jane Banks
Pixie Davies ... Anabel
Nathanael Saleh ... John
Joel Dawson ... Georgie
Julie Walters ... Ellen
Meryl Streep ... Cousin Topsy
Colin Firth ... Wilkins / Wolf
Jeremy Swift ... Gooding / Badger
Kobna Holdbrook-Smith ... Frye / Weasel
Dick Van Dyke ... Mr. Dawes Jr. (as Navckid Keyd)
Angela Lansbury ... Balloon Lady
David Warner ... Admiral Boom
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Storyline

In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives. Written by Disney

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In a place we hold dear, where wonder once lived... but soon from above, a new story begins. See more »


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Rated PG for some mild thematic elements and brief action | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mary Poppins 2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,523,121, 23 December 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$153,487,814, 17 January 2019

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$290,821,157, 17 January 2019
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Color

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2.39 : 1
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Unlike Mary Poppins (1964), this film (or all its live-action footage) was shot in the story's indigenous English setting with natural outdoors; the 1964 original was an entirely indoors film (i.e., even outdoor scenes were shot in the Disney Studio sound stages in Burbank. Similarly, at the same time the 1964 original was being filmed in Burbank, the other 1912-English set musical My Fair Lady (1964) was being filmed in the sound stages of rival Warner Brothers Studio in nearby Glendale. So the close-knit band of "English-type" Hollywood bit players (who played "English" extras) was doubly busy during that summer-fall season of 1963). Some of the post-production work for this new film, however, was done in Hollywood. See more »

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When Georgie is flying the kite the wind is blowing strongly into his face but the kite is pulling in the opposite direction. See more »

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Jane Banks: [from sneak peek] Are you sure this is quite safe?
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In a reprisal of the credits gag from the original, Dick Van Dyke is at first credited as "Nackvid Keyd", only for the credits to unscramble themselves again. See more »

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References The Water Babies (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

The Royal Doulton Music Hall
Music by Marc Shaiman
Lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman
Performed by Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Pixie Davies, Joel Dawson, and Nathanael Saleh
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Emily Blunt is a Powerhouse! Incredible Cast!!
19 December 2018 | by aaronvillagomezSee all my reviews

This is profoundly one of the years very best pictures! It is filled with pure bliss and the magic Disney has been aiming to possess is finally here and even better than expected. It is a genuine musical with great tunes and fun, poppy, meaningful lyrics that help tell the meaning of the story. Emily Blunt is outstanding and exceptional in this role as Mary Poppins, she makes the character her own and knocks it right out of the ball park with her excellent vocals and range! What a cast! The entire ensemble does an outstanding job working together and that is really how this film works is because of each meaning the character has to the story. Last but definitely not least, Rob Marshall does a fantastic job directing the entire film, there is no one else who could have revived the magic disney once had. I expect it to get nominated at the Academt Awards for Best Picture, Actress, Director and more! We should also expect to see Emily Blunt wins Best Actress at the Golden Globes and more! Extremely impressed and planning to see it in theatres for a second time. Highly recommend to see Christmas Weekend!


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