Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase Reviews

July 3, 2019
[Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase ] is a film that will be empowering to young girls and boys as it is a reminder that adventure and mystery await...
April 26, 2019
The kind of movie I want my kids to see, presenting young people who are smart and resourceful and good-hearted instead of self-entitled punks living in a world without consequences.
March 23, 2019
Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase is a pleasing return to the kind of storytelling captured in those books, in which a mystery is tidily solved through logic and cleverness.
March 18, 2019
This is innocuous, pop entertainment and, taken on those grounds, it does the job just fine.
March 18, 2019
There's care with messages and relationships, delivering PG-rated entertainment directly to those who will appreciate it the most.
March 16, 2019
The film is entertaining and engaging enough to earn a recommendation for its target audience of young girls. (Full Content Review for Parents - Scary Scenes, etc. - also Available)
March 15, 2019
[T]his character comes across as an anachronism. Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase could have played that as a joke, but smartly, it doesn't.
March 15, 2019
Lillis is ideally cast as Nancy, often cheerfully undercutting some of her character's more precocious proclamations, cracking smiles and reminding us that she's still a kid.
March 15, 2019
[Lillis is] the freshest thing to happen to Nancy Drew in decades, making it clear that casting was the solution that has so often eluded this series in its jump from page to screen in the past.
March 14, 2019
As for the mystery of how good the movie is, the case is closed on a positive note.
March 14, 2019
Sparkling book adaptation has great characters, some scares.
March 13, 2019
Nancy Drew has always been a role model for young girls and Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase only reinforces that wholesome image.
March 11, 2019
Clearly made by people who have thought through the material and tried to make it enjoyable and palatable, but the set-up at the end for further sequels feels a little too hopeful.
March 11, 2019
A fun, and adorable reboot, one that I think fans of the Nancy Drew series will welcome and embrace.
March 11, 2019
It remains true to the character's fearless, vivacious spirit while spinning a solid, engaging mystery with a palpable sense of youthful energy.
March 10, 2019
Franchise Fred approves Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase. Now hurry up and make more before Lillis isn't a teenager anymore!