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Saving Mr. Banks


The story of how Walt Disney courted P.L. Travers into letting him option the rights to Mary Poppins is brought to the screen in this non-fiction drama starring Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson, and Colin Farrell. A doting father, Walt Disney (Hanks) promises his adoring daughters that he will bring their favorite fictional nanny Mary Poppins to the big screen. Little does Walt realize that surly author P.L. Travers has no intention of seeing her most famous creation bastardized for moviegoers, a fact that makes...more Critics


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65 out of 100 Metascore®

Generally favorable reviews

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Pause for kids 12 & under

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Surprisingly good by wolfwatcher777
I do not like Walt Disney very much, so I associated with the PL Travers character very much! My daughter wanted to see this and my husband and I did not want...


SAVING MR. BANKS - Great movie by lionz
Both of the two main characters are strong-willed individuals. And the fact that they've been discussing doing a film of her books for over 20 years tells...