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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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Bess
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Georgie
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Father Murray
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Dehlia Draycott (as Laura Elena Harring)
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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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15 June 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Nancy Drew: The Mystery in Hollywood Hills  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,832,318, 17 June 2007, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$25,612,520, 30 August 2007

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$30,666,930
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Amy Bruckner and Kay Panabaker played "frenemies" on the television series Phil Of The Future (2004). See more »

Goofs

Nancy answers the phone even though there is no ring. See more »

Quotes

[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 »

Connections

Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #39.19 (2008) See more »

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Blue Jungle
Written by Les Baxter
Performed by Les Baxter
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under License from EMI Film & Television Music
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Loved the end credits
24 June 2007 | by See all my reviews

I read all of Nancy Drew as a preteen and collect the books as a grown-up. I loved the effect used at the end (and a little bit at the beginning) of the movie where line drawings in the style of the books morphed into scenes from the movie. It was a neat way of pointing out connections between situations in the movie and the books. For example, the scenes with the Oriental antiques dealer were very reminiscent of many scenarios I remember from the books. I thought Ned was perfectly cast, and Emma Roberts was a wonderful 21st century interpretation of Nancy Drew. (Just like the picture of Betty Crocker, she keeps up with the times!)


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