Nanny McPhee Returns

Nanny McPhee Returns

DVD - 2010
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When Nanny McPhee appears at the farmhouse door of busy young mother Isabel Green, she discovers that Mrs. Green's children are in an all-out household war with their two spoiled city cousins. Relying on everything from a flying motorcycle and a statue that comes to life to a tree-climbing piglet and an elephant that turns up in the oddest places, Nanny McPhee uses her magic to show the children five valuable lessons, the most important of which is how to get along.
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal, c2010
Branch Call Number: NAN
Characteristics: 1 dvd (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 cm

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couchjm
May 26, 2015

Our disc had big crack in it.

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ashleysears
Apr 20, 2014

The kids still enjoyed it, but it wasn't as good as the first one.

theorbys Nov 27, 2012

More or less more of the same as the first one, and starts out just as badly, but once Emma Thompson shows up as Nanny McPhee it gets a lot better. The personage and portrayal of Nanny McPhee easily adds a star to the movie. It's not Mary Poppins, but that is no crime.

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Angeliki Maniati
Oct 07, 2012

This movie is really nice you people should really watch it

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ceedeegee57
Sep 30, 2012

What a disappointment.

The first Nanny McPhee had charm, sillyness, style, mayhem all against a solid background of an excellent story, great characters, wonderful actors and heartfelt honest emotion - and special effects used judiciously.

There are some fine actors on display here (Thompson, Maggie Smith, Ralph Fiennes all essentially wasted) and Maggie Gyllenhal is fine (although it's a mystery as to why either a-a British actress wasn't cast, or b-they didn't make her character an American in Britain - one line would have covered it), and the thinnest paint-by-numbers sequel storyline (Ms Thompson should be embarrassed) and heaps of loud, unbelievable silliness and special effects for their own sake.

If the first had one of something this one has six, because more is better right?

And not even Disney has ever dared to sanitize WWII as much as this dreck does. An enemy aircraft is actually labeled so - "Enemy Aircraft", I guess it's supposed to be funny, but it's not, it's disrespectful to those who experienced the war, but more, to those young ones watching.

Pass this one up and watch the charming first one again.

Or Mary Poppins, or Bedknobs and Broomsticks.

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21221018293347
Jul 16, 2012

Very enjoyable family movie, reminiscent of Disney in earlier years. Good family fun.

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H18716082
Jul 14, 2012

I just love this movie and defently recomend it for a movie night!
My fav part of it was when the boy cousin said " we're in the land of poo!" I thought that was funny.

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Natasha_R
Jul 11, 2012

I loved watching this movie! Me and my little brother watched the movie over 20 time in the week that I got it for! Awesome movie!!!

foreverlove1997 Jun 21, 2012

I love to see Nanny McPhee. I wish there is third movie.

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Russy3
May 01, 2012

Warning for viewing with younger children-- There is a scene near the beginning when the mother is in the store and the shoes and pots and things begin to chant, "The person you need is Nanny McPhee". My son is 3 yrs old, and although he seemed to be fine during the movie, this scene has made him frightened of many things, especially when I put him to bed at night. At first it was just the boots at the front door, but now he will say other things in his room are talking and he's scared. So please be wary! I know it sounds a little funny, but it really isn't. I wish I had known so I could keep him from watching that scene, for the fear it gives him now. I just thought other parents would like to know.

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yellow_monkey_506
Mar 03, 2014

yellow_monkey_506 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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H18716082
Jul 14, 2012

H18716082 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

foreverlove1997 Jun 21, 2012

foreverlove1997 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

tgw7755 Dec 09, 2011

tgw7755 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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bdls206
May 11, 2011

bdls206 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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bluedragon123
Jan 22, 2011

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bdls206
May 11, 2011

Celia: Where are we?
Cyril: We are in the land of poo. Duck poo, cow poo, goat poo.

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bdls206
May 11, 2011

Nanny McPhee: I am Nanny McPhee. Small C, Big P.

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bdls206
May 11, 2011

Mrs. Docherty: You seem to have forgotten the way she works. When you need her but do not want her, then she must stay. When you want her, but no longer need her, then she has to go. I know from personal experience.

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H18716082
Jul 14, 2012

This movie was a funny movie as well as sad in some parts. I would recomend it for all ages.
I loved how Emma Thomphson did the speacil affects and how on the deleted scenes the childrens parents ran around the tree to make the kids laugh!!

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bdls206
May 11, 2011

Nanny McPhee arrives to help a harried young mother who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war, though she uses her magic to teach the woman's children and their two spoiled cousins five new lessons.

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