The Devil Wears Prada (2006): A Guilty Pleasure

The Devil Wears Prada (2006)


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A naive young woman comes to New York and scores a job as the assistant to one of the city's biggest magazine editors, the ruthless and cynical Miranda Priestly.


Guilty Pleasure Qualities:


Meryl Streep's blistering and absorbing performance. The soundtrack. The lacklustre and corny dialogue. The predictable ending. Stanley Tucci. Anne Hathaway. Emily Blunt as the junior Miranda Priestly.


Guilty Pleasure Level:


Moderate (Revisited once every year or two)




David Frankel




  • Meryl Streep (as Miranda Priestly)
  • Anne Hathaway (as Andy Sachs)
  • Emily Blunt (as Emily)
  • Stanley Tucci (as Nigel)
  • Simon Baker (as Christian Thompson)
  • Adrian Grenier (as Nate)




1 hour and 49 minutes




Comedy / Drama / Romance


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