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The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 30 June 2006 (USA)
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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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

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

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

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30 June 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El diablo viste a la moda  »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$124,732,962 (USA) (1 December 2006)
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In the book, Andy's boyfriend is Alex the teacher. In the movie, he is Nate the chef. See more »

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When Emily is sick Miranda calls it "an incubus of viral plague." An incubus is not a breeding ground or carrier of germs. It is, in general language, a burden. Originally, the word meant an evil spirit who visited women at night to have intercourse or nightmare. It's possible that Miranda meant "an incubator of viral plague," which makes a great deal more sense. See more »

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Nate: Good luck.
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Tres Tres Chic
(2000)
Written by Adam Dorn (as Adam Dornblum) and Gary McFarland
Performed by Adam Dorn
Courtesy of Palm Pictures, LLC
(contains a sample of "Flea Market" (1965)
Written by Gary McFarland (uncredited)
Performed by Gábor Szabó (as Gabor Szabo)
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Under license from Universal Music Enterprises)
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30 June 2006 | by (Tampa, Florida) – See all my reviews

Without Meryl Streep, The Devil Wears Prada would get maybe a 5 rating, but because of Ms. Streep giving a performance that will undoubtedly get her a 14th Oscar nomination it is reason alone to see it. Is it even possible for her to do something that is even remotely similar to anyone of her past characters? The answer is NO! Her Miranda Priestley is once again a completely new role that seems made for her and she is so deliciously devilish that you want her in every scene, but we'll settle for a supporting actress nomination come February in a movie that would have essentially been Pricess Diaries 3 without her. A very enjoyable summer fluff movie that is a great escape thanks, once again to the brilliant Meryl Streep.


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