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Nancy Drew (2007)

 -  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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Nancy Drew: The Mystery in Hollywood Hills  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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£135,753 (UK) (19 October 2007)

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£803,109 (UK) (16 November 2007)
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Nancy's evidence shows that Dehlia Draycott (the actress whose death forms the basis for the mystery) died of drowning in 1981 at the age of 43. This closely mirrors the real-life death of actress Natalie Wood, who drown while yachting off Catalina Island in 1981, at the age of 43. See more »

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When Nancy is printing out the details of all the possible matches on the 3 adopted children; although the names in the left column of the pages are different, the list of addresses in the right column is the same on each sheet. See more »

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[first lines]
Thug: Who are you?
Nancy Drew: Hello. I'm Nancy Drew. It's nice to meet you. May I ask who you are?
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During the opening sequence, the camera pans through shelves holding actual Nancy Drew books. See more »

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Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #26.82 (2010) See more »

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Corpse Missing
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Music by Tim Souster
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It was really great
19 June 2007 | by (Northern Mariana Islands) – See all my reviews

Usually I don't really like Emma Roberts so much, but after watching Nancy Drew it kind of changed my mind. The actors in the movies made the whole thing exciting and funny. Most of the time when you watch a mystery movie you can solve it before the middle of the show, but in this movie it's like you are actually there. The clues have to all fit together until you can finally understand the whole crime. I am still amazed how she found it out. The whole movie was really clever and the people who watched it with me loved the movie too. The clothes were my favorite part of the movie, it was so cute. I don't think there will be another movie like this until the sequel comes out. I give it a nine because the popular girls didn't really seem to have the part just right, but they still make me laugh. It was a really great movie and a great mystery. I definitely recommend watching it.


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