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Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

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Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael's children through a difficult time in their lives.

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Rob Marshall

Writers:

P.L. Travers (based upon the "Mary Poppins" stories by) (as PL Travers), David Magee (screen story by) | 3 more credits »
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Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 13 wins & 75 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emily Blunt ... Mary Poppins
Lin-Manuel Miranda ... Jack
Ben Whishaw ... Michael Banks
Emily Mortimer ... Jane Banks
Pixie Davies ... Annabel
Nathanael Saleh ... John
Joel Dawson ... Georgie
Julie Walters ... Ellen
Meryl Streep ... Cousin Topsy
Colin Firth ... Wilkins / Wolf
Jeremy Swift ... Gooding / Badger
Kobna Holdbrook-Smith ... Frye / Weasel
Dick Van Dyke ... Mr. Dawes, Jr.
Angela Lansbury ... Balloon Lady
David Warner ... Admiral Boom
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Storyline

In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives. Written by Disney

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In a place we hold dear, where wonder once lived... but soon from above, a new story begins. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild thematic elements and brief action | See all certifications »

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Details

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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mary Poppins 2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,523,121, 23 December 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$171,958,438, 11 April 2019

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$349,219,485, 11 April 2019
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The film unites Angela Lansbury and Meryl Streep who both played the villainous role of the candidate's dominating mother in Richard Condon's adaptations of The Manchurian Candidate (1962) and The Manchurian Candidate (2004), respectively. In addition, Lansbury played Aunt March in the BBC TV series Little Women (2017), the same role that Streep will play in the 2019 adaptation of Little Women (2019). See more »

Goofs

The gaslights used in the movie are all naked flames. By the 1930s, gaslights used mantles, which gave off a lot more light for less gas and didn't smoke the glass covers. Also, gaslights were largely controlled by clockwork (still used in historic areas today in London and other European cities), so the leeries' main job would have been maintenance: mantle replacement and winding the clockwork rather than daily lighting/dousing. See more »

Quotes

Mary Poppins: Everything is possible, even the impossible.
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Crazy Credits

In a reprisal of the credits gag from the original, Dick Van Dyke is at first credited as "Nackvid Keyd", only for the credits to unscramble themselves again. See more »

Connections

References Sophie's Choice (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Trip a Little Light Fantastic (Reprise)
Music by Marc Shaiman
Lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman
Performed by Dick Van Dyke with Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Pixie Davies, Joel Dawson, and Nathanael Saleh
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Such a huge disappointment
28 December 2018 | by ozzy-57047See all my reviews

Story line was all over the place. Song's were boring, I wouldn't have minded the movie being that long had it been good, I only stayed because I thought it had to get better boy was I wrong. Mary Poppins movie is supposed to be magical this definitely was not. The only good thing I can take out of it was the few minutes of Dick Van Dyke. So upsetting Disney ruined what could have been a truly wonderful movie.


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