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Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009) Poster

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The novel is set in London. The movie changed it to New York to connect with an American audience. Following the success of Sex and the City (1998), New York was seen as a selling point to female audiences.
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Kristin Scott Thomas revealed in 2014 that she didn't like the experience of filming. "I thought it would be quite good fun. But I spent my entire time waiting. I hated it, hated it, hated it, and I said that I wouldn't do another one. Funnily enough, I haven't been asked to."
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Isla Fisher researched her role by visiting some overspend/under earner groups, people whose lives have essentially become unmanageable because of their compulsive shopping.
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"A shopaholic" is not a medical nor a technical term. The proper definition is oniomania, the technical term for the compulsive desire to shop.
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Isla Fisher wore five-inch stilettos during filming.
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Reese Witherspoon, Jessica Alba, Jessica Biel, Anne Hathaway, Emily Blunt, Kirsten Dunst, Katie Holmes, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried, and Lindsay Lohan were all considered for the role of Rebecca Bloomwood. Witherspoon turned it down because she thought it was too similar to her Legally Blonde (2001) role.
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Isla Fisher is only 14 years younger than Joan Cusack, who plays her mother.
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This was Jerry Bruckheimer's first full-fledged romantic comedy production, all his other productions were primarily action/adventure based, and his sixth production to have a female lead after Cat People (1982), Flashdance (1983), Dangerous Minds (1995), Coyote Ugly (2000), and Veronica Guerin (2003).
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At the end, Rebecca pays off her entire debt in coins, saying that she was doing it in the most inconvenient way possible. In real life, Mr. Smeath could have refused to accept it. While coins are legal tender within the Federal Reserve System, no law requires a merchant or anyone else to accept them. However, if he had refused payment, the debt would legally be considered paid off.
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