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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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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:

$25,584,685 (USA) (24 August 2007)
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Trivia

When Nancy is looking at the movies Dehlia Draycott had been in, several titles are names of Nancy Drew books. See more »

Goofs

When Nancy was chloroformed in Chinatown, the thugs stopped their SUV in the exact spot where Nancy's car had been parked. When Nancy escaped from the theater her car was back in that same spot. 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

Referenced in Veep: The Vic Allen Dinner (2013) See more »

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Dread Zone
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Music by Steve Jablonsky
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Good fun, got my daughter wanting read the old series! A win-win!
15 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I disagree with previous comment about this movie. I think it was cute and fun and it carried a good message for young girls like my daughter. You don't have to dress like a cheap hooker to be cool. You can be smart and pretty and classy all at once.

I think the cast was good and the story was fine for the target audience. All-in-all my wife, daughter (10) and I each thought it was a good movie. I certainly recommend it. It also has encouraged my daughter to start reading the original Nancy Drew mysteries which I am sure she will love much as I loved the Hardy Boys.

It was a struggle to get her to sleep tonight because she wanted to start reading right away. I can't think of a better outcome for that movie than rekindling interest in that classic series.


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