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Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)

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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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Drunken Lady at Ball
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Miss Ptaszinski


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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

13 February 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Loca por las compras  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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


$44,268,860 (USA) (22 May 2009)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The novel is set in London, however the setting was changed to New York in order to make it connect with an American audience and as New York was seen as a selling point to female audiences following the success of Sex and the City (1998). See more »


When Suze and Rebecca are going over credit card statements, Suze asks Rebecca how she will pay off "16 thousand, TWELVE hundred, 62 dollars, and 72 cents" without a job. Both women are very drunk by this point, so she probably is too drunk to read the number correctly. See more »


Luke Brandon: Any financial stories that have caught your eye recently?
Rebecca Bloomwood: Yes. And I am glad you brought that up.
[Acts mad]
Rebecca Bloomwood: Because I am furious. No, I really am.
[Looks down at a newspaper folded in half with article title cut off]
Rebecca Bloomwood: No, I mean, what is the story with the recent fish crisis?
Luke Brandon: [Looks at her confused] Fish crisis?
Rebecca Bloomwood: [Realizes she made a mistake] Fiscal... crisis.
Luke Brandon: Fiscal crisis.
Rebecca Bloomwood: Terrifying, Fiscally, I mean.
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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »


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User Reviews

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...


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