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The Parent Trap (1998)

Identical twins Annie and Hallie, separated at birth and each raised by one of their biological parents, later discover each other for the first time at summer camp and make a plan to bring their wayward parents back together.

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Storyline

When two pre-teens named Hallie and Annie meet through their summer camp, their two lives are rattled when they realize that they are identical twins. With parents, British mother aka famous dress designer Elizabeth and American father, a wine maker named Nick, living in two different sides of the universe, the girls decide to make an identity swap in hopes of spending time with their other parent. The girls later choose to aware their guardians of the swap while at a hotel in NYC, which late reunites the divorced pair and sends them back into remarriage with each other. Written by The hotel was in San Francisco hense the Golden Gate Bridge

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Twice the Fun, Double the Trouble.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild mischief | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

29 July 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Disney's The Parent Trap  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,148,497, 2 August 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$66,308,518

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$92,108,518
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Writer and director Nancy Meyers handpicked Lindsay Lohan to play the dual role of the twins in the film, and phoned the Lohan household herself to inform the actress that she had landed the part. See more »

Goofs

In the cabin when the balloons are falling on Annie, she looks up as the biggest one is about to fall. She moves to the side so she's right under the balloon. See more »

Quotes

Hallie as Annie: [crying, seeing her mother for the first time] I'm sorry, it's just I've missed you so much.
Elizabeth James: I know, it seems like it's been forever.
Hallie as Annie: You have no idea.
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Crazy Credits

During the credits, pictures from the twins' parents' wedding are shown. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Lindsay Fully Loaded (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Never Let You Go
Written by Gilbert Gabriel, Nick Laird Clowes, Frank Berman, Christian Berman, Jeff Coplan, and Matthias Hass
Incorporates elements of "Life In a Northern Town"
Written by Gilbert Gabriel and Nick Laird-Clowes
Performed by Jakaranda
Courtesy of Crave
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Cute remake of a great original
21 January 1999 | by See all my reviews

This movie was pretty good. It was better than I expected. I especially loved the performance of Natasha Richardson, who is really gorgeous. Dennis Quaid was cute too. Lindsay Lohan was incredible too. My 8 year old sisters loved the original and got the new one and fell in love with it too. They are already reciting it. Rent both versions and enjoy both! They are great!


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