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Evil Nanny (2016)

A couple hires a live-in nanny to watch the offspring while they work. At first, everything goes perfectly, but when an unsafe incident means the parents no longer want the nanny around, ... See full summary »

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Jared Cohn

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Naomi L. Selfman (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lindsay Elston ... Jen / Alexa
Nicole Sterling ... Fay
Matthew Pohlkamp ... Tim
Cooper Fontaine ... Allan
Stephen Barrington ... Wade
April McCullough ... Erica
Bill Devlin ... Sam the Grocer
Parker Six Rimawi Parker Six Rimawi ... Caleb
Carl Chao ... Officer Martinez
Demetrius Stear ... Officer Seymour
David Britz ... Vern
Gina Hiraizumi ... Kayla
Gogo Lomo-David ... Walter
Harwood Gordon Harwood Gordon ... Mr. Edwards
Joseph Fernandez ... Pete
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Storyline

A couple hires a live-in nanny to watch the offspring while they work. At first, everything goes perfectly, but when an unsafe incident means the parents no longer want the nanny around, they find out this nanny is savvy at not being evicted from her live-in situation. So savvy, in fact, that she can make these parents' lives a true nightmare. Written by Rob Goodwin

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Certificate:

TV-14
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 December 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Evil Nanny - Una famiglia in pericolo See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

The Asylum See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Goofs

When Alexis is running out the back door with the boy as hostage, before she gets to door you hear police shouting let the boy go, they are in front of house. See more »

Soundtracks

Do You Hear Me Now
Written by Tim Paruszkiewicz and Stephen Robert Phillips
Performed by "Aquamoan"
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You HAVE seen this movie before.
2 June 2018 | by guarnotSee all my reviews

(NOTE-This review contains no spoilers. I would have considered including a spoiler to be an act of mercy. However, the movie was so overly chopped up to make room for more commercials, that it wasn't even clear what happened at the very end. The only way I was able to find out was by looking on the Web for real spoilers).

This movie is completely dumb--overacted, all the subtlety of a sledgehammer blow to the head, with a plot that takes kernels of a potentially realistic situation and blows it up all out of proportion, miles past believability. But I don't watch a Lifetime movie expecting to find an art film. And I don't even need to read any spoilers to know what happens-an innocent (woman or couple-in this case, couple) trusts an innocent-appearing person (in this case, woman), who turns out to be evil, incredibly brilliant and conniving, and seemingly unstoppable, who victimizes the innocents and makes them fear for their lives (and/or the lives of their children). Through sheer grit and their own amateur detective work, the innocents think they have finally won, but in a horrible plot twist, it appears that they are in imminent danger, as the evil person is revealed to be completely psychotic and about to do something unimaginable to them, which she usually describes in detail (since in Lifetime movies, exposition is always a chief symptom of psychosis). But at the last minute, goodness prevails, and the evil, psychotic villain either dies, is jailed, or ends up in a mental institution. If the latter, she is seen smiling maniacally and perhaps talking to herself, her pillow, or a cut-out representing the innocent ex-victims against whom she has now pledged eventual revenge.

You HAVE seen this movie before-the characters and some plot details may be slightly different, but I promise you that you have seen it.

So, you may ask, why did I bother watching this movie? I can't help myself. And that's even dumber than the movie....


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