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.

Did he say without supper?

Never mind that.

There's no more nannies.

Poor him...and poor them.

Poor them, my Aunt Fanny.

They're the worstest, nastiest, horriblest...

It'll be snow in August

before this family's straightened out.

"Dear Nanny Whetstone,

I'm so very sorry."

- "My children..."

- [children shout and fight]

[girl] Eric, give it back to her!

Give it back now! Stop it!

My children.

Eric! Eric, that's my teddy!

- Eric, stop doing this!

- Give it back!

- Stop fighting!

- Oi, you lot!

- Quiet!

- [Sebastian hits notes on piano]

You're driving your poor father

to distraction. Stop it.

Lily, what's this word?

Lovingly. "He took her lovingly by the hand."

What's your book about, Evangeline?

It's about the daughter of a nice man

who remarries after his wife dies

and the stepmother's horrid to her.

Why doesn't the man stop her being horrid?

Fathers all turn bad once their wives die.

They don't care any more.

Simon. Yours does.

No, he doesn't.

Does he read to Chrissie

or play cricket with us like he used to?

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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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