Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

Movie"Magic Always Returns."
Audience Score
65
Review Score
80
Mary Poppins returns to the Banks family and helps them evade grave dangers by taking them on magical, musical adventures.

Mary Poppins Returns Review

If "Saving Mr. Banks" changed the way that you look at "Mary Poppins," not only chronicling the contentious process of adapting P. L. Travers character for the screen, but exposing the deep-rooted motivations why she wrote them in the first place, "Mary Poppins Returns" wants to change it back.

Rob Marshall, one of Hollywood's most commercially successful purveyors of movie musicals, attempts to bring back the escapist magic of the original film, and with the help of award-winning composers Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, he very nearly pulls it off. Mileage may vary on how deeply its story resonates about the beleaguered next generation of Banks children, but buoyant songs and terrific performances from the likes of Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Ben Whishaw make for an anachronistic, enchanting homage/follow up to the 1964 original.

Mary Poppins Collection

Mary Poppins is a 1964 American musical fantasy film directed by Robert Stevenson and produced by Walt Disney, with songs written and composed by the Sherman Brothers. A sequel, Mary Poppins Returns, was released in 2018, making it one of the longest gaps between film sequels in cinematic history at 54 years.

Movie Details

Theatrical Release:December 19th, 2018 - Buy Tickets
On Digital & Streaming:March 12th, 2019 - Watch Now
On DVD & Blu-ray:March 19th, 2019 - Buy DVD
Movie Budget:$130,000,000
Movie Box Office Gross:$348,807,090 (Worldwide)
Original Language:English
Executive Producers:Callum McDougall
Production Companies:Walt Disney Pictures, Marc Platt Productions, Lucamar Productions