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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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Vincenzo
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Clarice Kensington
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Frankie
Tiny Mills ...
Tiny
Shanelle Henry ...
Patty
Anthony Aiello ...
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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  »

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$19,474,589 (USA)
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Trivia

Many of the plot points are taken from Mark Twain's story "The Prince and the Pauper". See more »

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Mary-Kate Olsen plays one of Ashley Olsen's scenes. ("Hail Betty Queen of the Scrap Heap") See more »

Quotes

Diane Barrows: Besides, you don't want to be an orphan forever.
Amanda Lemmon: So adopt me, why don't you!
Diane Barrows: They won't let me adopt you on my salary; besides, you deserve a mother *and* a father.
Amanda Lemmon: So, get a husband.
Diane Barrows: It's not like buying a car, you know.
Amanda Lemmon: I know. It's got to be that can't-eat, can't-sleep, reach-for-the-stars, over-the-fence, World Series kind of stuff, right?
Diane Barrows: Hey, a girl's got to have her standards.
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Referenced in Clipped: The Gambler (2015) See more »

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Tutti Frutti
Written by Little Richard (as Richard Penniman) and Dorothy La Bostrie
Performed by Little Richard
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So cute
14 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

This has got to be one of the cutest movies i've seen. I love the way that they have one rich twin and one poor twin. the best part of the movie is when they are running through the woods screaming and the song hippie, hippie shake is playing. This is the best movie out of the olsen twins collection and i would recommend you see it giving it a 10/10.


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