The Parent Trap

The Parent Trap

DVD - 2002
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Hayley Mills stars as two young girls who, while at summer camp, discover that they are long-lost twin sisters, separated shortly after birth. Reunited at last, they launch a coast-to-coast campaign to rekindle romance between their estranged parents.
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Walt Disney Home Video, [2002]
Edition: Widescreen (1.78first)
ISBN: 9780788826399
0788826395
Branch Call Number: J DVD FEATURE PAREN
Characteristics: Laser optical
optical
2 videodiscs (G)(129 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Notes: See menu for special features
Videodisc release of the 1961 motion picture by Walt Disney Productions
Based on the book "Das Doppelte Lottchen" by Erich Kastner

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Derringer
Mar 10, 2017

Being the sugar-coated personification of 13-year-old pertness and wide-eyed innocence, actress Hayley Mills played the dual role of identical twins, Susan and Sharon, with complete confidence.

Wearing a truly awful looking "Prince Valiant"-style wig, Mills' dual-character portrayals soon became quite annoying, though, when the twins' conniving and meddling into their parents' private affairs began to take over. At this point matters became so outright insidious and downright calculating in nature that the twins could only be viewed, in my opinion, as being pint-sized monsters in sheep's clothing.

For the most part The Parent Trap's story (a misguided mix of slapstick and sophistication) just didn't work very well. From my perspective (as a thinking adult), I quickly found the storyline to be far too contrived, far too short on laughs, and far too full of gaping plotholes to be worth any more than a dismal 2-star rating.

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ANABELLE H. PORTER
Dec 14, 2015

Great movie...never mess with the classics!

PimaLib_BeverlyH May 07, 2015

The Parent Trap is an all time favorite of mine. Hayley Mills plays a double role excellent. Cute movie one of those you sit back relax and watch and laugh.

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HugoHenry
Feb 17, 2015

Bet your kids will remember this wonderful mischevious family fun movies decades later as I do.! Get a hold on!

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beanz_0
Feb 15, 2015

this looks like an awesome movie

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sewert
Oct 11, 2013

i love this movie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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aidualc604
Aug 13, 2013

best movie ever!

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waddle2
Jul 12, 2012

i agree

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redboy
Feb 08, 2012

i love it !!!!!!!!!

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stars_Sophia_stars
Feb 16, 2011

lol

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ANABELLE H. PORTER
Dec 14, 2015

"This camp is so juvenile! They won't even let me wear lipstick!"

Laura_X Feb 09, 2015

It's none of my nevermind. I don't say a word.

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