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Harriet the Spy (1996)

 -  Family | Comedy | Drama  -  10 July 1996 (USA)
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Harriet M. Welsch is a spy. But when Harriet's friends find her secret notebook the tables are turned on her. Can she win her friends back and still keep on going with the spy business?

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Harriet M. Welsch is a spy. But when Harriet's friends find her secret notebook the tables are turned on her. Can she win her friends back and still keep on going with the spy business?

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Rated PG for mild language and some thematic elements | See all certifications »
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$13,000,000 (estimated)

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$9,580,000 (USA) (12 July 1996)

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$26,539,321 (USA) (8 November 1996)
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The telephone number of the Hong Kong Restaurant, 555-0134, is the same as Eddie Alden's in Someone Like You... (2001), Teddy's number in Memento (2000), Marla Singer's in Fight Club (1999), and a Mental institution in an episode of Millennium (1996). See more »

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Quotes

Ole Golly: Just because you're going to be alone now doesn't mean the world stops turning. You'll keep writing in your notebooks and when you're grown up and you publish your first novel, I'll be first in line at that bookstore, getting an autographed copy.
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Nice All Around
12 October 2002 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie first in the movie theaters when I was younger. I must tell you that I enjoyed it to the extreme. It's the type of movie that makes a young child want to go out and be the main character. You know what I mean, get a spy notebook and gadjets and try to spy on the next door neighbors. Come on, I did it, haha. Anyway, Michelle Trachtenberg (Buffy The Vampire Slayer) plays Harriet, the lead character. She gets herself into a lot of trouble throughout the story, but has a lot of fun on the way too. She does an awesome job with that character. I also think the role of Sport (played by Gregory Smith of Everwood) was also great. He did a good job of making Sport a believeable character. Rosie O'Donnell also stars in this movie. I like this movie, and it is fun to see those actors such as Trachtenberg and Smith now and see how much they have grown since this movie.


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