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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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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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This Christmas, when you lose your way, just remember the magic always returns. 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

Gross USA:

$171,958,438

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$349,537,494
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

For this sequel, Rob Marshall imagined an original story by combining elements from different works. With David Magee and John DeLuca, he designed a story in London during the Great Depression of the mid-1930s (the era of P.L. Travers' books), 25 years after the events of the first film. Whereas the characters of Jane and Michael Banks remain children throughout the books, Marshall made the choice to present them as adults. See more »

Goofs

In one night time scene, we hear the sound of cicadas, which are not native to England. See more »

Quotes

Jack: You see, there's nothing to it.
Anabel Banks: Can you speak leerie, Mary Poppins?
Mary Poppins: Can I speak leerie?
Jack: Of course she can; she's Mary Poppins!
Georgie Banks: Can we do it with you?
Anabel BanksJohn Banks: Please?
Mary Poppins: Oh, very well then.
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Crazy Credits

There is a special thanks to former Tonight Show host Jay Leno in the credits. According to Lin-Manuel Miranda, "I asked about this when I saw that! Apparently there is a car sound effect from the 1930's that they could not replicate, and someone realized Jay Leno had the car they needed. To record the sound effect. " See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

A Cover Is Not The Book
Music by Marc Shaiman
Lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman
Performed by Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Company
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Frequently Asked Questions

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User Reviews

 
EMILY BLUNT IS PERFECT AS MARY POPPINS!
19 December 2018 | by rexandshelleySee all my reviews

This film will be a classic one day! It was great! Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins was the only person I would have picked for the role. Its a great movie! I even got tear eyes .... Overall this is Disney as its best.... GO SEE IT! Its not going to be the original film, but this is something new and exciting. Don't go into this film this is going to be the same film.... treat this as a new experience. THE MUSIC and SCORE was FANTASTIC. The movie will put a smile on your face and make you feel like a kid again. That's what a movie should do.... GO UNDER THE LOVELY LONDON SKY .... imagine the impossible.


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