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Mr Nanny

  • Comedy
  • 1992
  • Michael Gottlieb
  • 80 mins
  • PG

Summary

Comedy starring "Hulk" Hogan. Despite his dislike of children, former wrestler Sean Armstrong takes a job as bodyguard to an inventor's unruly offspring. Forced to act as a nanny, he wins their love and improves their behaviour. Then both inventor and children are kidnapped, and Armstrong sets out to rescue them.

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Review

A star rating of 2 out of 5.

This is the one where "Hulk" Hogan gets to dress up like a ballerina and aims to entertain what one assumes is his main fan base: young children. In a variation on the concept of youngsters inflicting humiliation on grown-ups, Hogan plays a former wrestler who winds up as bodyguard-cum-nanny to two troublesome brats, whose father is under threat because he has invented a super microchip. Of course, along the way dad learns to love his neglected children, who in turn learn to become more responsible. Hogan draws on his wrestling training to make the most of his many pratfalls, although he is on shakier ground during the more sensitive moments. The best performance comes from former New York Dolls singer David Johansen as a ludicrously over-the-top baddie, but director Michael Gottlieb lacks the flair to stage the ingenious slapstick that made the first Home Alone movie such a massive hit.

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Credits

Cast

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Sean ArmstrongHulk Hogan
Bert WilsonSherman Hemsley
Alex Mason SrAustin Pendleton
Alex Mason JrRobert Hy Gorman
Kate MasonMadeline Zima
Frank OlsenRaymond O'Connor
CorinneMother Love

Crew

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DirectorMichael Gottlieb

Details

Languages
English
Available on
video
Formats
Colour
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