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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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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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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 Amanda 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

When Amanda is first mistaken for her twin sister at the Callaway house, she refers to Vincenzo as "Lurch." This is a reference to The Addams Family (1964) with Lurch being the name of the tall, scary butler. See more »

Goofs

The stain on one of the girls' mouths as they are eating sloppy joes. See more »

Quotes

Amanda Lemmon: [as Alyssa] I'm just so terribly relieved that you're not... pissed.
Vincenzo: Pissed, miss?
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Connections

References The Addams Family (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Hoe Down
from "Rodeo"
Written by Aaron Copland
Performed by Leonard Bernstein and The New York Philharmonic
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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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