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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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Dehlia Draycott (as Laura Elena Harring)
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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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

15 June 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Nancy Drew: The Mystery in Hollywood Hills  »

Box Office


$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


£803,109 (UK) (16 November 2007)

Company Credits

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


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


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 »


[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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Crazy Credits

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


References Firewall (2006) See more »


Homage to Patagonia
Written by Fred Deakin and Nick Franglen
Performed by Lemon Jelly
Courtesy of XL Recordings Ltd.
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Get A Clue With Nancy Drew!
17 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

OK heres what I say:

The movie was excellent. I am a huge Nancy fan and I have read all 1-56 original books and I went on to read more. I am now on 96. Beware of villains giving this movie a lower grade than it should have. All clues point to a wonderful movie! I loved the whole thing. So what Nancy is in current time. She is still old fashioned like she is in the books! People who haven't read more than 5 books are complaining about the view of Nancy. I have read all of them and I think Emma is perfect and that Nancy was perfect. I found parts of the movie spooky. I loved the exciting car chases and get aways. I loved the clues. I solved the mystery myself! It was really wonderful. I suggest you go see it since people who have been complaining know nothing of A what a good movie is and B about Nancy Drew. Go see it. It may not be Oscar worthy but its really a good movie.

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