The Incredibles hero family takes on a new mission, which involves a change in family roles: Bob Parr (Mr Incredible) must manage the house while his wife Helen (Elastigirl) goes out to save the world.
Craig T. Nelson,
When her father unexpectedly dies, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her scheming stepsisters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger.
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
Karen Dotrice, who played Jane Banks in the original movie, has a cameo in this film (as "Elegant Woman"). Matthew Garber, the actor who played Michael Banks in the original film, died in 1977 at age 21. Glynis Johns who played the children's mother Mrs. Banks is the only other original cast member alongside Julie Andrews not to make a cameo. Johns has long been retired (since 1999) and at present is ninety-five. See more »
Tuppence invested for 20-some years would be more likely to result in bus fare than pay off the mortgage on a house. As such, some viewers have speculated that Mr. Dawes Jr.'s story about that investment is an excuse for the bank president to arbitrarily forgive Michael Banks' debt in view of his nephew's treatment of him without it appearing to be an act of charity. See more »
[from sneak peek]
How'd she do that?
One thing you should know about Mary Poppins: she never explains anything.
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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 »