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.
Why Is Nanny McPhee Returns Rated PG?
Nanny McPhee Returns is rated PG for rude humor, some language and mild thematic elements.
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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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Nanny McPhee is based on the children’s books penned by Christianna Brand.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: G
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Nanny McPhee Returns release to DVD and Blu-ray on December 14, 2010. Bonus extras include:
- Deleted Scenes
- Feature Commentary with Director Susanna White.
- New Film, New Story: Join Oscar-winning actress and screenwriter Emma Thompson, and the cast and crew as they discover that Nanny McPhee Returns has everything they loved from the first film and more!
- Magical Movies: A look at how the magic of Nanny McPhee Returns was created.
- Mr. Edelweiss: Find out more about Nanny McPhees relationship with the pesky and mischievous Mr. Edelweiss.
- Emma Thompson becomes Nanny McPhee: Watch Emma Thompsons amazing transformation into Nanny McPhee through time-lapse photography.
- The Pigs: Working with these cute little characters is as much fun on screen as it is off!
- The Mud: No one can escape the mud! Its just as challenging for the cast as it is for the crew.
- A Look Inside: Take a journey through the magical world of Nanny McPhee to see why the second film is as enchanting as the first.