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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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10 July 1996 (USA)  »

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A Pequena Espiã  »

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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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Nickelodeon's first feature film. See more »

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Harriet M. Welsch: How long have you known me, Golly?
Ole Golly: Since you were born. That's 11 years and 12,000 tomato sandwiches ago.
Harriet M. Welsch: And you'll never leave me, right?
Ole Golly: Well I won't *leave you* leave you, but one day you'll be old enough and... well, old enough to take care of yourself and when that day comes you won't need me around anymore. But *that* day is not *today*.
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Excellent holiday viewing; wonderful acting all round.
10 April 2004 | by (China) – See all my reviews

I just saw this film yesterday morning - ideal relaxation for the holiday weekend. The story was OK, maybe a bit shallow for my taste - I'm haven't been a kid for a long time - but I was really taken with the acting. Everyone played his/her part beautifully, completely credible, and none was the frightful red-haired brat as used to be portrayed in children's movies.

I was particularly taken with Harriet herself, and am not surprised that she has gone on to greater things.

The main lesson learned from this film appears to be that two wrongs do not make a right. Bush note!


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