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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.

Director:

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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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, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$25,612,520, 30 August 2007

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$30,666,930
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SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Nancy Drew drives through Lancaster Desert to the Twin Palms Spa & Bungalows to find out if Dehlia Draycott stayed at the hotel. The hotel is actually the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel located in the heart of Los Angeles. See more »

Goofs

When Nancy, Ned and Corky peer into the newly discovered secret passage from the attic, a spotlight is visible hanging behind them. It is also included in the ink drawing of that shot in the credits. 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

References Firewall (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Spiritual Hell
(uncredited)
Music by Tim Souster
De Wolfe Music Ltd
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Great Role Model!
23 June 2007 | by sirhiss9See all my reviews

Taking old collection of stories poses a challenge for the production team, how can this classic character be brought up to date and make it interesting enough to capture a new audience while stirring memories from her former audience. In my opinion, their mission was accomplished. A must see for young children, pre-teens, teens, and their parents. OK there are a couple scary moments that are resolved in short order, but parents with young children should sit tight, the movie moves on to better things. I am going to go with those astute user reviewers who point out that Emma Roberts provides us with a positive role model for young women, not syrupy about it either. Nancy balances her femininity with career minded sleuthing skills. A lot to like in here, laughs, doesn't take itself too seriously, a real mystery to solve (one you can figure out yourself as an added bonus, and likable characters. Nancy Drew even makes a good date movie in my opinion.


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