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It Takes Two (1995)

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Alyssa (a rich girl) and Amanda (an orphan) are two little girls who are identical, but complete strangers, that accidentally meet one day. In an attempt to stop Alyssa's father from ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Roger Callaway
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Vincenzo
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Clarice Kensington
Michelle Grisom ...
Carmen
Desmond Robertson ...
Frankie
Tiny Mills ...
Tiny
Shanelle Henry ...
Patty
Anthony Aiello ...
Anthony
LaTonya Borsay ...
Wanda
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Michelle (as Michelle Lonsdale-Smith)
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Jerry
Elizabeth Walsh ...
Emily
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Storyline

Alyssa (a rich girl) and Amanda (an orphan) are two little girls who are identical, but complete strangers, that accidentally meet one day. In an attempt to stop Alyssa's father from getting married to Clarice, a conceited know-it-all, the girls get him to meet Amanda's case worker and switch lives to stop the wedding once and for all. Though things don't go exactly as planned when Alyssa gets adopted and Clarice moves up the wedding... Written by Aaron Saltzer

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Two identical strangers. Two different worlds. One perfect match. See more »

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Comedy | Family | Romance

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Rated PG for some mild language | See all certifications »

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17 November 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Me and My Shadow  »

Box Office

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$19,474,589 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 90844 delivered on 4-4-1996. See more »

Goofs

Roger is talking to Alyssa and says to her, "You know we have not been able to come to this house since mom passed away." Alyssa acknowledges what he says as if she remembers this. Later on Roger tells Diane that Alyssa's mother died giving birth to Alyssa, so how could Alyssa remember this? See more »

Quotes

Clarice Kensington: This - is all YOUR fault!
[she raises her arm to hit Amanda, who poses as Alyssa, but Vincenzo furiously grabs her arm and stops her; Clarice turns to him]
Vincenzo: Lady, if you touch that child, I'll pop you one, so help me God!
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Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #22.221 (2006) See more »

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(I've Got Spurs) Jingle Jangle Jingle
Written by Joseph J. Lilley (as Joseph Lilley) and Frank Loesser
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Very funny
27 March 2001 | by (Omaha, Nebraska) – See all my reviews

This movie was extremely funny. The Olsen twins did a great job acting.However there was a major flaw in the movie. It never really explained why Diane and Roger loved each other. They never seemed to be doing very much and they hardly even talked to each other. However the funny scenes and the twins very good acting covered up for this. All in all it was a great movie, especially for comedy lovers.


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