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. More

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…

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Nancy Drew | Reviews

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Variety

Variety

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...

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

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

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

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...

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New York Post

New York Post

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

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

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

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Christchurch Press

Christchurch 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...

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