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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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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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A new job? Hopefully. A new man? Possibly. A new handbag? Absolutely! See more »

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

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13 February 2009 (USA)  »

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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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Trivia

Isla Fisher researched shopaholism by visiting some overspend/under earner groups, who essentially are shopaholics and whose lives have essentially become unmanageable because of their shopping addiction. See more »

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At the end of the movie, when Rebecca and Luke are standing together, a couple walks by. When the shot changes from Luke back to the two of them, the same couple walks by again. See more »

Quotes

Rebecca Bloomwood: [to her potential employer] I can do affordable fashion. I mean, I know where all the sales are.
Jane Bloomwood: Yes, she does. Oh, in fact she got that from me.
Rebecca Bloomwood: [laughing hysterically] No, I didn't. I didn't. I didn't, I didn't, I didn't.
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Featured in Loose Women: Episode #13.115 (2009) See more »

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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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