Nanny McPhee script
Nanny McPhee (2005)
Synopsis: Widower Cedric Brown (Colin Firth) hires Nanny McPhee (Emma Thompson) to care for his seven rambunctious children, who have chased away all previous nannies. Taunted by Simon (Thomas Sangster) and his siblings, Nanny McPhee uses mystical powers to instill discipline. And when the children's great-aunt and benefactor, Lady Adelaide Stitch (Angela Lansbury), threatens to separate the kids, the family pulls together under the guidance of Nanny McPhee.

The person you need is Nanny McPhee.

Is that you, Mrs Partridge?

The person you need is Nanny McPhee.

I need her to start right away.

I'm late for a vital tea dance.

Nanny McPhee is not on our books.

Nanny McPhee is not on anyone's books.

Nanny Whetstone's gone.

There's a surprise. Hurry it up there. Spuds.

Mr Brown's gone to the agency.

I said the children'll be fine with us.

They won't be fine with me.

I won't have them dirty blighters

in my kitchen, and that is that!

I have it in writing. In writing!

- [horrendous cacophony]

- [children shouting]

- Well, that's the final straw.

- Pa!

- There are no more nannies.

- Whoa!

None. All over, finished.

I've had to cancel my appointment

and that will cause trouble.

- I told them not to. It wasn't my idea.

- Don't look at me! It's not my fault.

Well, you seem intent on distressing me...

Er...don't do that, darling, please.

That's my sore bit.

You seem intent on distressing me,

so I'm going to distress you.

You are to...to go to bed immediately.

Before supper?

Without supper.

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Emma Thompson

Emma Thompson (born 15 April 1959) is a British actress, comedian, and writer. She is known for her portrayals of reticent women, often in period dramas and literary adaptations, and playing haughty or matronly characters with a sense of irony. She is considered one of Britain's most accomplished actresses. more…

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