Nanny Mcphee | 2005

Directed by: Kirk Jones

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Main Plot

A governess uses magic to rein in the behavior of seven ne'er-do-well children in her charge.


  • Emma Thompson's character in Nanny McPhee is Nanny McPhee, a magical nanny who helps a widower with his misbehaving children. Emma Thompson
  • Colin Firth's character in Nanny McPhee is Mr. Brown, a widowed father struggling to manage his unruly children. Colin Firth
  • Mrs. Docherty, a cook, and housekeeper who works for Mr. Brown in the movie Nanny McPhee. Angela Lansbury

Ending Explained

In the ending of Nanny McPhee, the children have learned their lessons and have become more disciplined and responsible. As a result, Nanny McPhee's magic gradually disappears, symbolizing that her work is done. The children's father, Mr. Brown, realizes the importance of family and decides not to marry the unpleasant Mrs. Quickly, but instead proposes to the kind and caring Evangeline. The family celebrates their newfound unity and happiness, while Nanny McPhee silently leaves, knowing she has successfully brought positive change to their lives.

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Kirk Jones Emma Thompson Colin Firth Angela Lansbury