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Nancy Drew (2007)

PG  |   |  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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Storyline

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:

$6,832,318 (USA) (15 June 2007)

Gross:

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

Bruce Willis:  the lead actor in the fifties crime film (Nancy Drew is mistaken for an extra in the film). 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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Nancy Drew: Hello. I'm Nancy Drew. It's nice to meet you. May I ask who you are?
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Crazy Credits

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

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Excellent movie!
17 June 2007 | by See all my reviews

This is one great movie! I have played all the Nancy Drew games and have read the books, and I never expected the movie to be so exciting and funny! If you never heard of Nancy Drew, read the first book (Secret of the Old Clock) so you can kinda' get used to Nancy, then you can watch the movie, because in the movie, they don't really introduce the characters' names fast. ;) My whole family enjoyed it and the plot was extremely interesting. This is an ultimate come-back from the previous Nancy Drew movies, which the Nancy Drew actor didn't seem to match. This movie is much like Alex Rider: Stormbreaker. It's so cool! Nancy Drew lovers, you must watch this!


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