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Still shot from the movie: Nanny McPhee.

Nanny McPhee

Seven kids and seventeen nannies later, the widowed Mr. Brown is desperate to find an employee to care for his children. Suddenly, Nanny McPhee (Emma Thompson -- who also penned the screenplay) shows up for the job. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B+
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: B
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: A+
Run Time: 97
Theater Release: 26 Jan 2006
Video Release: 17 Aug 2010
MPAA Rating: PG
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After his children pretend to eat the baby, Mr. Brown discovers his youngest child covered with gravy and vegetables in a roasting pan. Later the children replace Mrs. Quickly’s lunch items with wormy sandwiches and frog egg tea. They destroy the house by painting the piano keys and trashing the kitchen. In addition to their destructive behavior, they are also disobedient and rude. At the funeral home, Mr. Brown address dead bodies, which are shown lying on a table. While attempting to thwart his children’s pranks, Mr. Brown inadvertently falls on top of Mrs. Quickly and places his head on her bosom, which actions are mistaken as seeking for sexual favors.

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