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Nanny McPhee Returns

The mysterious and magical Nanny McPhee (Emma Thompson) returns to her duties, this time to help Mrs. Green (Maggie Gyllenhaal) while her husband is away at war. Along with her own three children, the frazzled mother-in-need is responsible for a couple of cousins who do not get on well with each other. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: B
Sexual Content: A
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 109
Theater Release: 20 Aug 2010
Video Release: 14 Dec 2010
MPAA Rating: PG
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Why Is Nanny McPhee Returns Rated PG?

Violence: Two women threaten to remove a man’s kidney or stuff him as the result of unpaid gambling debts. An unexploded bomb lands near a family’s home. Tensions occur during the disarming of it. A man burns his buttocks on a hot stove. Children fight with one another. Characters pull hair, bang their heads on the floor, are thrown to the ground and poke their eyes. A character falls from a ladder.

Sexual Content: A couple kisses on their wedding day.

Language: A mild term for dung is used frequently in the opening scenes of the film.

Alcohol/Drug Use: Though characters drink "ginger beer" there is no indication it is the alcoholic version.

Other: A child vomits. Animals pass gas or belch. A woman sits on a cow patty. Characters fall in mud and dung. A man tumbles into a pond. A character comments about divorce. A man lies and tries to trick another character. A child yells at an adult. A man is handcuffed to a pipe inside a home.

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