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Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

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A few decades after her original visit, Mary Poppins, 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

Writers:

P.L. Travers (based upon the "Mary Poppins" stories by) (as PL Travers), David Magee (screen story by) | 3 more credits »
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Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 20 wins & 103 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Emily Blunt ... Mary Poppins
Lin-Manuel Miranda ... Jack
Ben Whishaw ... Michael Banks
Emily Mortimer ... Jane Banks
Pixie Davies ... Annabel
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.
Angela Lansbury ... Balloon Lady
David Warner ... Admiral Boom

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Storyline

In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane (Emily Mortimer) and Michael Banks (Ben Whishaw), along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt) following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack (Lin-Manuel Miranda), 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 »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Did You Know?

Trivia

This is Costume Designer Sandy Powell's second Disney movie. The first being Cinderella (2015). See more »

Goofs

In the lamplighters' song and dance routine, the bicycles doing the stunts are clearly more modern bikes. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Milkman: Morning, Jack.
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Crazy Credits

The Disney logo castle is set in a London park with lit lamps and has the London skyline in the background, displaying the British landmarks the Tower Bridge and the Big Ben clock tower. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Alex Meyers: why did everyone like Charmed so much (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Trip a Little Light Fantastic
Music by Marc Shaiman
Lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman
Performed by Lin-Manuel Miranda with Emily Blunt, Tarik Frimpong, Pixie Davies, Joel Dawson, Nathanael Saleh, and Leeries
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Slow Start, Long Movie
22 December 2018 | by kklein-70836See all my reviews

I can't begin to say how excited I was for this movie. I've been waiting over a year for it. We brought my daughter to see it with her friends for her 6th birthday. It was a complete disappointment. The start was slow, music was forgettable, the kids were scared during a few parts, and Emily Blunt was too cold for Mary Poppins. The movie was over two hours long. The kids were restless and never really got into it. One kid from our group wanted to go to the car instead of finishing the movie. I wanted to like this so bad. What a shame.


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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

Gross USA:

$171,958,438

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$349,537,494
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2.39 : 1
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