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The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 30 June 2006 (USA)
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A smart but sensible new graduate lands a job as an assistant to Miranda Priestly, the demanding editor-in-chief of a high fashion magazine.



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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 16 wins & 48 nominations. See more awards »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
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In New York, the simple and naive just-graduated in journalism Andrea Sachs is hired to work as the second assistant of the powerful and sophisticated Miranda Priestly, the ruthless and merciless executive of the Runway fashion magazine. Andrea dreams to become a journalist and faces the opportunity as a temporary professional challenge. The first assistant Emily advises Andrea about the behavior and preferences of their cruel boss, and the stylist Nigel helps Andrea to dress more adequately for the environment. Andrea changes her attitude and behavior, affecting her private life and the relationship with her boyfriend Nate, her family and friends. In the end, Andrea learns that life is made of choices. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


High fashion, low cunning - and the boss from hell. See more »


Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sensuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

30 June 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El diablo viste a la moda  »

Box Office


$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$27,537,244 (USA) (30 June 2006)


$124,732,962 (USA) (1 December 2006)

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Technical Specs


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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


In the English audio track, Nigel says Miranda is not supposed to arrive until 9. In the French audio track, she is not due to arrive until 9.15. See more »


When Miranda dumps her coat and bag onto Emily's desk instead of Andrea's, the bag is upright. In the next shot, it's lying on the desk sideways. See more »


[first lines]
Nate: Good luck.
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Crazy Credits

The credits have a sheen on them, like they've been given a coat of polish. See more »


Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.132 (2013) See more »


Written by Moby (as Richard Melville Hall)
Performed by Moby
Courtesy of V2 Records/Mute Ltd.
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Meryl Streep, A Character Actress As Star
13 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Unmissable for Meryl Streep fans. She plays second fiddle to Anne Hathaway here - screen time wise, otherwise she's the whole bloody orchestra. She's the one reason to see the film and that in itself is one hell of a reason. Meryl Streep is fearless and part of the joy of going to see her films is that we know for a fact that she's going to dare and dare and dare. From Sophie's Choice and A Cry in The Dark to Death Becomes Her and Plenty. Here the story is as unbearable as most TV commercials but she, Meryl/Miranda transforms it into something else. We connect with her evil queen because her evil queen is much more real, much more human than anybody else on the screen. Emily Blunt and Stanley Tucci are fun but they're in the periphery of a story that's so wafer thing they can't really move to the center. Anne Hathaway is kind of invisible and her character only changes costumes and make up. There is no real tangible growth. Now that I got that out of my system. Go see Meryl be Miranda. You'll have a lot of fun.

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