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The Nanny Diaries (2007)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 24 August 2007 (USA)
A college graduate goes to work as a nanny for a rich New York family. Ensconced in their home, she has to juggle their dysfunction, a new romance, and the spoiled brat in her charge.

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Judy Braddock
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Dean
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Lewis Payton Jr. ...
Bike Messenger
Sonnie Brown ...
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TriBeCa Fashionista
Nicholas Art ...
Grayer (as Nicholas Reese Art)
Jodi Michelle Pynn ...
Screeching Lady
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Dude
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Joanna Heimbold ...
Glamour Mom
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Charity Mom
Phoebe Jonas ...
Xanax Mom
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Eating Disorder Mom
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After graduating from Montclair State, New Jersey Girl Annie can't make up her mind about what to do with her life. After saving a little boy from being run over in the park, she is quickly employed as a nanny for a rich Upper East Side couple. Mr X is occupied with his business, Mrs X loves shopping, and neither really likes to spend time with their little boy Grayer. Annie quickly learns that she has more than her hands full taking care of him. Her busy schedule doesn't give her much spare time. Mrs X fired her last nanny because she was dating and that gives Annie problems when Harvard Hottie who lives in the same building asks her out on a date. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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A comedy about life at the top, as seen from the bottom.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for language | See all certifications »

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24 August 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dada ypsilis koinonias  »

Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,480,927 (USA) (26 August 2007)

Gross:

$25,925,170 (USA) (24 November 2007)
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At one point, Annie mentions SpongeBob. Her portrayer Scarlett Johansson appeared in The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004) as the voice of Princess Mindy. See more »

Goofs

When Annie takes Grayer to the play date at the house where he and another boy are decorating a cake, a glob of the pink icing lands on the front of Annie's white t-shirt. In the next scene Annie is at Lynette's apartment. There is pink icing stains on Annie's white t-shirt but not the one from the previous scene. See more »

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[from trailer]
Mrs. X: Nanny... what are you doing?
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References Mary Poppins (1964) See more »

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Orange Sheet
(From Bee Season)
Written and Performed by Peter Nashel
Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
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Better than you'd expect - worth watching
28 July 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is better than you'd expect. Do watch it. It is fascinating to watch as it shows a surprisingly not exaggerated view of New York domestic life. It's funny and touching.

Scarlett does a good job - this is the first movie I really liked her in. She is not afraid of looking unglamorous if the role requires it.

Comparing this with Devil Wears Prada - I think this is more realistic, funny and moving. Linney is good as always - doesn't overact. Paul Giamatti is a bit unlikely as a successful finance person. Should have chosen someone a bit more executive like. Alicia Keyes is a bit out of place as the friend - too pretty.


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