Mary Poppins Returns

Release Date: December 19th, 2018

PG |2 hr 10 min

Plot Summary

Now an adult with three children, bank teller Michael Banks learns that his house will be repossessed in five days unless he can pay back a loan. His only hope is to find a missing certificate that shows proof of valuable shares that his father left him years earlier. Just as all seems lost, Michael and his sister receive the surprise of a lifetime when Mary Poppins -- the beloved nanny from their childhood -- arrives to save the day and take the Banks family on a magical, fun-filled adventure.

Cast: Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Pixie Davies, Nathanael Saleh, Joel Dawson, Colin Firth

Director: Rob Marshall

Genres: Adventure , Musical , Children , Fantasy

Production Co: Walt Disney Pictures, Lucamar

Distributors: Walt Disney

Keywords: Father , Growing up , Emotional , Playful , Family , Quest , England , Relationships , House , Cheeky , Heartwarming , Love , Sister

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Fionnuala HalliganScreen International

    This is a big-hearted song and dance spectacle for the entire family in which everyone laughs at the same jokes. show more

  • 40
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    I found this sequel deeply slumping, not to mention unnecessary, unmagical and often unfunny. The misuse of talent is what slumped me the most. show more

  • 90
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Sticking close to the enduring classic's template while injecting plenty of freshness to give the follow-up its own distinct repro vitality, this lovingly crafted production delivers both nostalgia and novelty. show more

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Awards

Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2019)
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Production Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2019)
Nominated Original Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2019)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture