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 -  Comedy | Crime | Family  -  15 June 2007 (USA)
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Teen detective Nancy Drew accompanies her father on a business trip to Los Angeles, where she happens upon clues to a murder mystery involving a movie star.

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Nancy Drew accompanies her father on a business trip to Los Angeles California. Nancy booked an abandoned house for them to stay in hiding the mystery of a movie star's murder from her father as a promise that she would stay out of trouble and be normal. Fitting into high school as a normal teen turns out to be harder than it sounds, for Nancy Drew. She soon befriends a younger boy and determines that the sleuthing world is where she belongs. While snooping through the attic, she finds a letter from the Hollywood star, Dehlia Draycott, written to someone named 'Z'. This leads Nancy on a wild goose chase as she comes to find out that Dehlia has a secret daughter, her daughter is to inherit everything and someone killed Dehlia because they were written out of the will. Written by Chefeetaboopers

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Rated PG for mild violence, thematic elements and brief language | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

Nancy Drew: The Mystery in Hollywood Hills  »

Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£135,753 (UK) (19 October 2007)

Gross:

£803,109 (UK) (16 November 2007)
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Trivia

Emma Roberts worked with an on-set etiquette coach for the role. See more »

Goofs

The sign outside the church in the opening sequence appears to say "Calvary Presbyterian," and Nancy refers to "the pastor," which is consistent with a Protestant church. However, in the sanctuary, there is religious statuary, and Nancy disguises herself as a statue of the Blessed Virgin (with an amazingly handy bit of fabric in the traditional blue which always adorns Mary in traditional religious art). Presbyterians come from a strict Calvinist tradition that eschews statuary as idolatry, and they don't pray to Mary. See more »

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[first lines]
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During the opening sequence, the camera pans through shelves holding actual Nancy Drew books. See more »


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I actually liked this movie
17 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have read over 100 of the Nancy Drew books, and if you are not bright enough to catch on yet, Nancy Drew the movie was of a YOUNGER Nancy Drew, not the 18-year-old that doesn't go to school that all of the books are about. This was when she was sixteen. So naturally, she would of not as been as smart as the one in the book considering she is only in the 10th grade. Other than that, I thought the movie was very cute. It was clean and appropriate for everyone. It was funny at times. I thought Emma Roberts did a great job. She was articulate, in character, and cute. I liked the awkwardness that Nancy and Ned had around each other because they obviously were not old enough to be in a serious relationship like they have in the books. It was a cute, PG movie that I throughly enjoyed because I, unlike most people my age, enjoy movies without sex, drugs, or profanity.


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