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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

At the very start of the film, the camera closes in on a bookcase. All the books on that bookcase are Nancy Drew novels. 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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Quotations for Murder
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Music by Trevor Duncan
JW Media Music Ltd
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Amazing Movie = )
16 June 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I came to Nancy Drew expecting the worst...because of everyone else's bad reviews. I thought: Even though I don't read the books, that doesn't look anything like the Nancy Drew I've heard of. But I was wrong. Sure, it wasn't a carbon copy of the books, but when you make a movie out of something, you have to modify it to become big-screen entertainment. The plot was enjoyable and thrilling with a lot of actual scares and I thought that Emma Roberts was really believable in her own way of portraying this classic character. There were several funny moments and on the contrary of many statements, at no point in this film does Nancy come off as a ditz. She was intelligent, conservative, polite and genuine. One thing this movie also did well was balance the whole thing out with a mix of comedy, romance, suspense and heartfelt moments. I loved this movie. What a flick, what a flick! And if you are wise and decide to trust me and go see this, be prepared for some SCARY as heck moments because I was, like, freaking out! Go see it or be a bum-bum and just let other people decide what you think of this movie for you...a mistake I almost made. I love it, I wanna own this movie! I love Emma Roberts now, too. She's like a mini-Bree Van De Kamp from DH. Love it, love it.


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