Anne Hathaway in New York City for 'The Devil Wears Prada'
Anne Hathaway in New York City for ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ | James Devaney/WireImage

The Devil Wears Prada is a cult classic American film released in 2006 based on a book of the same name. The film stars Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway in lead roles.

The film follows aspiring journalist Andy Sachs (Hathaway) who is a misfit in her new job: personal assistant to Miranda Priestly (Streep), the editor-in-chief of Runway magazine. Priestley’s character is said to be inspired by Vogue’s real-life editor Anna Wintour. After fumbling in her role and getting humiliated by her boss, the film shows how Andy grows into her role and earns Miranda’s respect.

Streep earned a Best Actress nomination for her role in The Devil Wears Prada at the 2007 Academy Award.


  • Genre: Comedy, Romance
  • Release Date: June 30, 2006
  • Adapted From: Lauren Weisberger’s 2003 novel “The Devil Wears Prada”
  • Box Office Earnings: $326.7 million
  • Cast: Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Stanley Tucci, Emily Blunt, Simon Baker, and Adrian Grenier

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