Nancy Drew

Nancy Drew

Nancy Drew
Teen detective Nancy Drew (Emma Roberts, niece of Julia) accompanies her father on a business trip to Los Angeles where she comes across clues to a murder mystery involving a famous Hollywood actress, Dehlia Draycott.

The other kids at Hollywood High can't figure her out. Everything about her is different – from her super-smarts and retro manners, to her penny loafers and perfect picnic lunches.

But Nancy's got more important things to think about. Namely, a brand new mystery…
2007Rating: PG, contains violence91 minsUSA
AdventureMysteryTween
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Reviews & comments

Variety

Variety

press

Purportedly an attempt to modernize the young detective's adventures for a new generation of tweens, the pic instead serves up stale mystery-movie cliches and overcooked red herrings in a thoroughly wooden adaptation...

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

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The culture-clash procedural, which brings the small-town teen to big bad Hollywood, feels more perfunctory than inspired...

0
San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

press

The mystery of Nancy Drew' is how a movie can get so many things right -- particularly the inspired casting of Emma Roberts as the spunky teenage sleuth -- yet ultimately disappoint...

0
New York Post

New York Post

press

A well-written and in many ways pleasing update of a character who has endured in print for 78 years...

0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

Hopefully, the girls who see Nancy Drew this summer will take their cues from the smart, engaged, intellectually curious character Roberts so charmingly portrays...

0
Christchurch Press

Christchurch Press

press

An over-abundance of Apple product placement and the appearance of Josh Flitter (Big Momma's House 2) as a really annoying wisecracking sidekick also threaten to derail any enjoyment of the film. Thankfully, it's Roberts to the rescue. Possessing far more charisma (and a good deal less horsiness) than her more famous aunt Julia, Roberts really shines...

2.0
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SHORT AND SWEET. Im not much of a reader, so i never read the book, this was my 1st taste of Nancy Drew. EMMA ROBERTS plays NANCY DREW, she really 'brought the character to life", and she acts nothing like how she is in the TV show - UNFABULOUS. If you're 15, like me, i recomend you wait and rent the DVD, it's not worth $9, but if you're AGE 7-10, A GIRL I...

3.0
0
Variety

Variety

press

Purportedly an attempt to modernize the young detective's adventures for a new generation of tweens, the pic instead serves up stale mystery-movie cliches and overcooked red herrings in a thoroughly wooden adaptation...

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

The culture-clash procedural, which brings the small-town teen to big bad Hollywood, feels more perfunctory than inspired...

0
San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

press

The mystery of Nancy Drew' is how a movie can get so many things right -- particularly the inspired casting of Emma Roberts as the spunky teenage sleuth -- yet ultimately disappoint...

0
New York Post

New York Post

press

A well-written and in many ways pleasing update of a character who has endured in print for 78 years...

0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

Hopefully, the girls who see Nancy Drew this summer will take their cues from the smart, engaged, intellectually curious character Roberts so charmingly portrays...

0
Christchurch Press

Christchurch Press

press

An over-abundance of Apple product placement and the appearance of Josh Flitter (Big Momma's House 2) as a really annoying wisecracking sidekick also threaten to derail any enjoyment of the film. Thankfully, it's Roberts to the rescue. Possessing far more charisma (and a good deal less horsiness) than her more famous aunt Julia, Roberts really shines...

2.0
0

SHORT AND SWEET. Im not much of a reader, so i never read the book, this was my 1st taste of Nancy Drew. EMMA ROBERTS plays NANCY DREW, she really 'brought the character to life", and she acts nothing like how she is in the TV show - UNFABULOUS. If you're 15, like me, i recomend you wait and rent the DVD, it's not worth $9, but if you're AGE 7-10, A GIRL...

3.0
0