Trivia: Nanny McPhee

  • Fake Brit: Maggie Gyllenhall proudly takes her place on the list of "American actors who can actually do a convincing English accent".
  • Hey, It's That Guy!:
    • A few Harry Potter actors star in these movie, including Imelda Staunton (Dolores Umbridge) as The Chef, Kelly MacDonald (The Grey Lady/Helena Ravenclaw), Dame Maggie Smith (Professor McGonagall), Rhys Ifans (Xenophilius Lovegood) and Ralph Fiennes (Voldemort) in the sequel, and Emma Thompson (Professor Trelawney) as the eponymous nanny.
    • Hey, it's that kid from Love Actually! Otherwise known as Ferb Fletcher.
    • Angela Lansbury is English? Actually, yes, although she's lived in America since she was 15.
    • Maggie Gyllenhaal, Rhys Ifans and Ewan MacGregor in the sequel.
    • It's Mordred from the BBC's Merlin in the sequel!
    • Mr. Darcy/Bertie is raising a family all on his own. And he was about to marry Auntie Una!
  • Retroactive Recognition: Kelly MacDonald as Evangeline in the first movie.