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Mrs. Doubtfire Movie Review Summary

Actors: Robin Williams, Sally Field, Pierce Brosnan, Harvey Fierstein

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When struggling actor Daniel Hillard's (Williams) wife Miranda (Field) divorces him after 14 years of marriage, he can't bear to be apart from his three children. So, Daniel disguises himself as a middle-aged Scottish housekeeper he names Mrs. Doubtfire and answers a job ad to become the children's nanny. Mrs. Doubtfire immediately bonds with the children and Miranda allowing Daniel to ingratiate himself back into his family. Unfortunately things get interrupted when Miranda starts dating a new man (Brosnan).

The review of this Movie prepared by Fay Rose



Daniel Hillard isn't the best of parents. After being divorced, he is only able to see his children on the weekends. He then decides to dress as an English nanny called Mrs. Doubtfire to spend more time with them. The family loves her. Meanwhile, Daniel is looking for another job, and his wife is in love with another man.
The review of this Movie prepared by Estefan Ellison



Daniel Hillard (Williams), an actor in San Francisco, has just lost his job doing voices for a cartoon. Worse, his wife Miranda (Field) has divorced him and won custody of their children. Looking for work and to get more contact with his kids, Dan hits on the idea of disguising himself as an elderly Scottish lady and getting hired by his ex as a housekeeper to look after his kids. Thus is "Mrs. Euphegenia Doubtfire" born. Williams has a lot of fun with this older, 1993 "Tootsie" role, directed by Chris Columbus, although the plot calls for Miranda to be a little dumber and meaner than she ought to be. Brosnan has a small role as a snooty designer who is attracted to Miranda.
The review of this Movie prepared by David Loftus








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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Comedy or Parody about    -   s/he is a he/she How much humor v. drama    -   Mostly humor, but some serious drama

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   actor Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West    -   California City?    -   Yes City:    -   San Francisco

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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