Harriet The Spy

  • 1996
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Children's, Comedy

With its jaundiced worldview and glum, introverted protagonist, Louise Fitzhugh's Harriet the Spy is an oddity among children's books -- which is precisely why it's so well-loved. This busy, boisterous adaptation misses the point, jerking the story out of its Manhattan context (it's now set in bland suburbia) and reinventing aspiring novelist Harriet (Michelle...read more

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01:01 — Harriet is a spy. She keeps a notebook on her family, her friends, and on anyone who strikes her fancy. But when her private notes suddenly go public, (more…)

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  • Released: 1996
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: With its jaundiced worldview and glum, introverted protagonist, Louise Fitzhugh's Harriet the Spy is an oddity among children's books -- which is precisely why it's so well-loved. This busy, boisterous adaptation misses the point, jerking the story out of… (more)

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