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It Takes Two (1995)

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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Frankie
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Tiny
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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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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  »

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$19,474,589 (USA)
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Trivia

The film was titled after the song "It Takes Two" by Marvin Gaye and Kim Weston which was also featured in the closing credits. See more »

Goofs

In the stalls when they meet up, Alyssa/Ashley's hair goes back and forth from behind her ear. See more »

Quotes

Alyssa Calloway: Aren't you coming?
Diane Barrows: Uh, no, I think I'm just gonna wait for Amanda out here.
Alyssa Calloway: DIANE BARROWS! GET YOUR BUTT UP HERE THIS... IN-STANT!
Diane Barrows: Okay. Okay. Maybe I'll just stand in the back and take a little look-see.
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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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Great!!
15 July 2004 | by (Copenhagen, Denmark) – See all my reviews

It takes two is an amazing and funny story about two identical girls, yet so different, Alyssa Callaway a rich girl, and Amanda Lemmon a orphan kid, together the perfect match. They meet each other at the orphan camp and decides to shift places. Alyssa Callaway gets adopted and unfortunately is Alyssas father about to marry another woman, and they make all the effort for that to fail, instead they try to lead the orphan camp leader, Diane Barrows and Alyssas father together, if that will succeed you're just going to have to watch the movie.

I think it was a really good movie made by the Olsen twins, amazing how good they can though they are so young.

I give it *** of ***** stars


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