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PG| 1 hr. 49 min.

Plot Summary
Enigmatic Nanny McPhee (Emma Thompson) arrives on the doorstep of a harried mother, Isabel Green (Maggie Gyllenhaal), who is trying to raise her kids and tend the family farm while her husband is away at war. Isabel has her hands full with, not only her own three but also with her sister's spoiled pair. With no time to lose, Nanny uses magic to instill in the children five important lessons.

Cast: Emma Thompson , Maggie Gyllenhaal , Rhys Ifans , Maggie Smith , Sam Kelly , Sinead Matthews , Katy Brand , Oscar Steer

Director: Susanna White

Genres: Comedy, Fantasy

Distributor: Universal Studios

Nanny McPhee Returns (2010)

Release Date: August 20th, 2010|1 hr. 49 min.

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  • September 17, 2010 wprimrose
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    An excellent, entertainting, uplifting movie for the whole family.

  • September 16, 2010 Suchhero121
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    This Such a Great Movie 1 of 2010's Best Movies.

  • September 05, 2010 DoggyGoPotty
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    Are you kidding me? What was with the warts?? I could barely stand looking at Ol' Nanny McPhee. My kids were frightened. I think I may have missed the point . . . BTW, is McPhee a terrorist???

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Review: Nanny McPhee Returns

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Joe Utichi on Aug 20th, 2010 11:15AM

When actors craft movie roles for themselves they tend to play to their own ever-active egos. So Matt Damon becomes the hyper-intelligent wunderkind of Good Will Hunting. Ben Stiller transforms...

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Jenna Busch on Aug 20th, 2010 9:00AM

'Nanny McPhee Returns' opens today and it has something that other kid's films don't have. A real, solid story. And an incredibly charming one too. What it doesn't have are a bunch of precocious...

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