Nancy Drew (2007)



Critic Consensus: Emma Roberts is bubbly and charming as Nancy Drew, the junior detective. But despite her best efforts, Nancy Drew still lacks excitement, surprise, and compelling secondary characters.

Movie Info

Nancy accompanies her father, Carson Drew, to Los Angeles on one of his business trips and stumbles across evidence about a long-unsolved crime involving the mysterious death of a beautiful movie star. Nancy's resourcefulness and personal responsibility are put to the test when she finds herself in the middle of the fast-living, self-indulgent world of Hollywood.

Rating: PG (for mild violence, thematic elements and brief language)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Kids & Family, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: Carolyn Keene, Andrew Fleming, Tiffany Paulsen
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 11, 2008
Box Office: $25.5M
Warner Bros. Pictures - Official Site


as Nancy Drew

as Jane Brighton

as Carson Drew

as Barbara Barbara

as Chief McGinnis

as Dashiel Biedermeyer

as Landlady

as Arrogant Director

as Dehlia Draycott

as Father Murray

as "No" Woman

as "No" Woman

as Trish

as Leshing

as "No" Woman

as Charlie

as Louie

as Waitress

as Party Goer #1

as Principal

as Party Goer #2

as 'New Century' Actor

as Guy at Party

as Costume Lady

as Sgt. Billings

as Assistant Director

as Henchman #1

as Twin Palms Manager

as File Lady

as Henchman #3

as Chinese Priest in Mo...

as Bruce (uncredited)

as Burglar (uncredited)
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Critic Reviews for Nancy Drew

All Critics (139) | Top Critics (45)

'Nancy Drew' still has a televisual feel - more 'Murder, She Wrote' than junior 'Marple'.

Full Review… | June 30, 2007
Time Out
Top Critic

It's one of the few tween movies that isn't in your face; its limpness becomes appealing.

Full Review… | June 29, 2007
New York Magazine/Vulture
Top Critic

A great coming of age girl movie that prioritzes teen personality and brain power over female body appeal.

Full Review… | March 15, 2008

...younger people should find it entertaining, and the spoofing will not be a complete waste for many adults.

Full Review… | March 12, 2008
Movie Metropolis

For adults, there are some pleasures to be found here and there, but parents won't be blown away by it the way their daughters will.

Full Review… | March 5, 2008
Aisle Seat

I think a character like Nancy Drew can still work in today's pop culture world, but unfortunately the film doesn't believe in her enough.

Full Review… | March 3, 2008
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Audience Reviews for Nancy Drew

A childish movie. Has all the normal Nancy Drew clichés, but does not transfer well to the 21st century.

Red Lats

Super Reviewer

A great film for intelligent pre-teen girls but anyone out of that audience range won't find much to like about this. Roberts gives a good performance, but I assume the source material is much richer and enthralling.

Sophie Burgess

Super Reviewer


Nancy Drew is an embarassment to mystery films and may be fine for small girls, but not for me.

Jim Careter

Super Reviewer

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