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Saving Mr. Banks Rated PG13

Saving Mr. Banks PG13 PT125M

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Two-time Academy Award--winner Emma Thompson and fellow double OscarA-winner Tom Hanks topline Disney's 'Saving Mr. Banks,' inspired by the extraordinary, untold backstory of how Disney's classic 'Mary Poppins' made it to the screen. When Walt Disney's daughters begged him to make a movie of their favorite book, P.L. Travers' 'Mary Poppins,' he made them a promise--one that he didn't realize would take 20 years to keep. In his quest to obtain the rights, Walt comes up against a curmudgeonly, uncompromising writer who has absolutely no intention of letting her beloved magical nanny get mauled by the Hollywood machine. But, as the books stop selling and money grows short, Travers reluctantly agrees to go to Los Angeles to hear Disney's plans for the adaptation. For those two short weeks in 1961, Walt Disney pulls out all the stops. Armed with imaginative storyboards and chirpy songs from the talented Sherman brothers, Walt launches an all-out onslaught on P.L. Travers, but the prickly author doesn't budge. He soon begins to watch helplessly as Travers becomes increasingly immovable and the rights begin to move further away from his grasp. It is only when he reaches into his own childhood that Walt discovers the truth about the ghosts that haunt her, and together they set Mary Poppins free to ultimately make one of the most endearing films in cinematic history.

Running Time
2 hr 5 min
Release Date
December 13, 2013

Movie Buzz

  • @dashabbfan

    I really am a sap. Saw 'Saving Mr Banks' for the first time and I was not prepared to cry that much. Such a great movie!!

  • @ealemshelby

    Saving Mr. Banks is an emotional movie 😢

  • @jadeleary6

    RT @catiewayne: Saving Mr. Banks is such a wonderful movie. It's a shame I can't stand Mary Poppins.

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  • @m_lugar

    Saving Mr. Banks is NOT a happy movie. I have been deceived. I haven't cried this hard with a movie in a long time.

  • @You2002Tube

    RT @catiewayne: Saving Mr. Banks is such a wonderful movie. It's a shame I can't stand Mary Poppins.