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It Takes Two (1995)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Family, Romance  |  17 November 1995 (USA)
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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
Desmond Robertson ...
Frankie
Tiny Mills ...
Tiny
Shanelle Henry ...
Patty
Anthony Aiello ...
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LaTonya Borsay ...
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  »

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$19,474,589 (USA)
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Trivia

During the horse chase scene between Kirstie Alley and Steve Guttenberg, it can be clearly seen that they are indeed the ones doing their own riding stunts in almost every clip of that scene. See more »

Goofs

When Alyssa is driving the carriage the actual driver is covered in a black cloth that in a later scene changes to a red cloth. See more »

Quotes

Alyssa Calloway: [to Vincenzo, after thinking that Clarice wants to sell the mansion] I've lost my mother, now I've lost my father! I have no family. I'm an orphan, and I'm running away, so don't you dare tell Daddy!
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Referenced in Showbiz Today: Episode dated 22 May 1995 (1995) See more »

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Hippy Hippy Shake
Written by Chan Romero (as Robert (Chan) Romero)
Performed by The Georgia Satellites
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Brillant movie for people who love kids
27 May 2002 | by (Essex) – See all my reviews

This film is my best ever film. I've liked it since I fist watched it on tv and it passed the time away. The twins Amanda and Alyssa are so sweet. They think up of devious plans to break Clarice and Roger up so Roger and Dianne can get married. Amanda lives in an orphanage and Dianne is her social worker. Amanda loves Dianne so much and wants to be adopted by her. Dianne feels the same way too about Amanda but the authorities say that Amanda needs a family.It is the coolest film ever and anyone out there should watch it because it does make you laugh and cry.


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