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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

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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Cast

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. (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 »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

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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:

$171,958,438, 11 April 2019

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$307,822,494, 21 January 2019
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The construction of Topsy's shop lasted 7 months, it is the most complex decoration of the film. Set designer Gordon Sim and his team scoured antique shops and flea markets in England to find objects to incorporate into the decor. A total of 538 were harvested, along with other items designed by the team or otherwise acquired. All these elements were then bolted and fastened to the ceiling of a true reversed decor, which was then returned. It took 26 weeks to create the scenery of the abandoned park that houses the biggest number of the film and 18 weeks for the Alley Cherry. A total of 8 film sets from the Shepperton studios were used. See more »

Goofs

When Cousin Topsy performs a handstand during her dancing routine, her earrings do not dangle down to the ground. This shows the scene was filmed with her putting her hands on a surface above her head and subsequently being rotated 180 degrees in post-production. This is clearly intentional as the rest of the scene plays out with all of the characters standing on their heads and everything remains intact, i.e. the skirts of three female characters. See more »

Quotes

Jack: [as he and Georgie see Mary Poppins descending on his kite, then they reel it in] As I live and breathe...
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Crazy Credits

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Soundtracks

Instrumental phrases from 'Mary Poppins' songs
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User Reviews

 
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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