Nancy Drew

June 15th, 2007


Nancy Drew

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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.

Release Year: 2007

Rating: 5.8/10 (8,497 voted)

Critic's Score: 53/100

Director: Andrew Fleming

Stars: Emma Roberts, Tate Donovan, Max Thieriot

Nancy Drew moves to Los Angeles and in typical Drew fashion, immediately stumbles upon a mystery concerning a dead movie star and her inheritance. Nancy soon discovers that the rude needling from her new classmates is the least of her worries as she's almost run over by a car and nearly blown up diffusing a bomb. Nancy's luck runs out when the bad guys get the drop on her and put Chloroform over mouth! Nancy is taken by complete surprise and barely has time to fight before the anesthetic hits her nostrils and turns out her lights! They drug Nancy in broad daylight and make her go nighty night! The attack is so effective, so precise, people walk right past the vehicle with no idea there's a young girl inside, fully anesthetized, chloroformed out of her mind! Nancy has no idea what hit her as her abductors drive her to their hideout. Nancy comes to drugged but quickly escapes her attackers...

Writers: Andrew Fleming, Tiffany Paulsen

Emma Roberts - Nancy Drew
Craig Gellis - Thug
Rich Cooper - Charlie
Max Thieriot - Ned Nickerson
Amy Bruckner - Bess
Kay Panabaker - Georgie
Cliff Bemis - Chief McGinnis
Tate Donovan - Carson Drew
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

Taglines: Get a Clue.


Official Website: Official Soundtrack Website | Warner Bros [United States] |

Release Date: 15 June 2007

Filming Locations: 1102 Del Rey Avenue, Pasadena, California, USA

Box Office Details

Budget: $20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend: $6,832,318 (USA) (17 June 2007) (2612 Screens)

Gross: $30,666,930 (Worldwide)

Technical Specs


Did You Know?

Emma Roberts worked with an on-set etiquette coach for the role.

Continuity: After Nancy gives the blondie to the hospital worker, he calls her back to give her the information she needs. The shots facing Nancy show the napkin empty without the blondie on it. The shots facing the hospital worker show the blondie returned in the same spot again.

[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?

User Review

Good fun, got my daughter wanting read the old series! A win-win!

Rating: 8/10

I disagree with previous comment about this movie. I think it was cute and fun and it carried a good message for young girls like my daughter. You don't have to dress like a cheap hooker to be cool. You can be smart and pretty and classy all at once.

I think the cast was good and the story was fine for the target audience. All-in-all my wife, daughter (10) and I each thought it was a good movie. I certainly recommend it. It also has encouraged my daughter to start reading the original Nancy Drew mysteries which I am sure she will love much as I loved the Hardy Boys.

It was a struggle to get her to sleep tonight because she wanted to start reading right away. I can't think of a better outcome for that movie than rekindling interest in that classic series.


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