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Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  13 February 2009 (USA)
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A college grad lands a job as a financial journalist in New York City to support where she nurtures her shopping addiction and falls for a wealthy entrepreneur.

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Struggling with her debilitating obsession with shopping and the sudden collapse of her income source, Rebecca Bloomwood unintentionally lands a job writing for a financial magazine after a drunken letter-mailing mix-up. Ironically writing about the very consumer caution of which she herself has not abided, Rebecca's innovative comparisons and unconventional metaphors for economics grants her critical acclaim, public success, and the admiration of her supportive boss Luke. But as she draws closer to her ultimate goal of writing for renowned fashion magazine Alette, she questions her true ambitions and must determine if overcoming her "shopaholic" condition will bring her real happiness. Written by The Massie Twins

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Rated PG for some mild language and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Loca por las compras  »

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$17,809,053 (USA) (13 February 2009)

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$44,268,860 (USA) (22 May 2009)
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Reese Witherspoon, Jessica Alba, Jessica Biel, Anne Hathaway, Emily Blunt, Kirsten Dunst, Katie Holmes, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried, and Lindsay Lohan were all considered for the lead role. Witherspoon turned down the role of Rebecca Bloomwood because it was too much like her "Elle Woods" role Witherspoon from Legally Blonde (2001). See more »

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While Rebecca is in the interview at Successful Savings, the desk behind her is alternately occupied and empty between shots. In one shot, Hayley talking on the phone, with the green scarf on her lap. In the next shot, she is gone. In the next shot, she is at the door, giving Rebecca her scarf. See more »

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Jane Bloomwood: Cake?
Alette Naylor: [hesitant] Yes.
Alette Naylor: Oh no no no no, sorry, tiny, tiny, tiny. TINY! TINY!
[cuts a sliver of crumbs]
Alette Naylor: Thank you.
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Good Chick Flick! Enjoyable for all
13 June 2009 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Confessions Of A Shopaholic is a chick flick NO DOUBT! but it has been quite some time since we had a decent chick flick on d big screen..

The movie has a good narration and corny dialogues and a exponential growth in the characterization of the Protagonist. The movie's antagoinist are all the shops...

The plot is well developed and portrayed really well, and the movie is steers in the right direction with an awesome soundtrack. The Movie is enjoyable for all ages and gender and if u want a chiller.. this is juz ur movie...

MY VERDICT: WORTH A WATCH!


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