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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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Andrew Fleming

Writers:

Andrew Fleming (screenplay), Tiffany Paulsen (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emma Roberts ... Nancy Drew
Craig Gellis ... Thug
Rich Cooper Rich Cooper ... Charlie
Max Thieriot ... Ned Nickerson
Amy Bruckner ... Bess
Kay Panabaker ... Georgie
Cliff Bemis ... Chief McGinnis
Tate Donovan ... Carson Drew
David Doty David Doty ... Father Murray
Laura Harring ... Dehlia Draycott (as Laura Elena Harring)
Pat Carroll ... Landlady
Monica Parker ... Hannah
Caroline Aaron ... Barbara Barbara
Marshall Bell ... John Leshing
Daniella Monet ... Inga Veinshtein
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Storyline

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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild violence, thematic elements and brief language | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Warner Bros [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 June 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Nancy Drew: The Mystery in Hollywood Hills See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,832,318, 17 June 2007

Gross USA:

$25,612,520

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$30,666,930
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Nancy's car is a Nash Metropolitan. Although designed by Nash for the U.S. market, manufacture was contracted out to the Austin Motor Company, who built all of them at their Longbridge, Birmingham, England plant, and exported them to the U.S. See more »

Goofs

During the chase scene between Nancy Drew's Nash convertible "roadster" and the bad guys' Range Rover (starting at 1:20:20 on DVD), the Range Rover bumps the Nash three times. Nancy Drew's head snaps forward when physics would dictate that her head would first snap backwards (i.e. whiplash). 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

Referenced in Single by 30: Hold the Phone! (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Nice Day
Written by Angelina Moysov
Performed by Persephone's Bees
Courtesy of Columbia Records and Dizzy Kiss Music
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Surprisingly Good
14 June 2007 | by alan-1011See all my reviews

It's not a great film, but much better than expected and fans of cheesy teen films should find something here to enjoy, though it does struggle at times when if falls into the typical small town girl being taken advantage of the cooler kids from the big city. I've noticed some people objecting to Emma Roberts being cast in the title role, but she comes off quite capable and smart, and she's likable and young enough if the studio would decide to make this into a franchise she could do quite well. And Josh Flitter is a good comic foil for this type of film. Not great, but better than your average Hollywood fare. You can come read the full review Friday morning at RazorFine.


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