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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)

Gross:

$44,268,860 (USA) (22 May 2009)
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Isla Fisher required five-inch stilettos to wear during filming. See more »

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Rebecca hides the scarf once she knows who her interviewer is, which results in Luke knowing that she was lying about the necessity of the scarf. But hiding her scarf was not actually needed; Luke had never seen it before and had no reason to believe that this was the very scarf she the needed money for. See more »

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Suze: Don't you think it's ironic that Rebecca Bloomwood is advising people on how to handle money.
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Use your $$ to buy the book!
15 February 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Where do I start... this movie was terrible! I went with my friends on Valentines day hoping for a fun chick flick. We were all so bored and annoyed with the movie that we couldn't wait for it to be over.

If you've read the book, you'll be distracted by how different the movie is. They took a good concept and pretty much ruined it. There is a lot of overacting/squealing/screaming, characters that pop in and out, and laughable, cheesy drama at the end. To wrap it up, there are even creepy mannequins. While the movie is packed with good actors and actresses, their talent isn't utilized in this silly, overworked script.

Invest your $10 in the book... it's much better!


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