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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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Roger Callaway
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Vincenzo
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Clarice Kensington
Michelle Grisom ...
Carmen
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Frankie
Tiny Mills ...
Tiny
Shanelle Henry ...
Patty
Anthony Aiello ...
Anthony
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Wanda
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Michelle (as Michelle Lonsdale-Smith)
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Jerry
Elizabeth Walsh ...
Emily
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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 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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When it comes to making the perfect match...Two heads are better than one! Especially if they look exactly alike. 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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Trivia

The camp used in the film was Camp Mini-Yo-We located in Muskoka, Ontario, Canada, which is still an active summer camp today. See more »

Goofs

When Diane is nursing Roger's cut from the tree branch, he whines about it hurting. Diane goes to blow air towards the left of Roger's forehead but in the next frame her head is faced toward the right where the cut appears. See more »

Quotes

Diane Barrows: I can't believe you talked me into this!
Alyssa Calloway: You're too tense. Relax.
Diane Barrows: Oh, I've got a thousand pounds of wild animal under my butt and she says relax!
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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Can't Stop the Music (2014) 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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Those girls are amazing.
16 March 2004 | by (Novato, California) – See all my reviews

I stumbled on this family film while channel surfing the other night. I happened to catch it right from the opening titles. The Olsen girls had me hooked from the first minutes. I couldn't stop watching this movie until the final credits rolled. Having raised two girls I was particularly tuned into the Olsen girls. I was blown away by how cute and funny and bright they were. And I thought the love story though predictable was tastefully handled and fairly intelligent. All in all a most enjoyable experience.


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