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.
Mia Thermopolis has just found out that she is the heir apparent to the throne of Genovia. With her friends Lilly and Michael Moscovitz in tow, she tries to navigate through the rest of her sixteenth year.
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
When Hallie wins at poker the first time the twins play, she produces a royal flush and and says "in your honor" to Annie, obviously referring to her British nationality. However, the music being played in the background is the first notes to La Marselleise, which is not only the French national anthem, but also revolutionary and anti-monarchic. See more »
While Annie (Hallie) and Elizabeth are having tea, Elizabeth's watch vanishes for the rest of the scene shortly after they are interrupted by Martin. See more »
There is only one movie in history that I can name that my wife, my mother
and my six-year-old daughter enjoyed equally. This is it.
This is an astonishly effective and pleasant remake of a very good film.
It's light, romantic, touching and downright funny. You cannot pour enough
accolades on young Lindsay Lohan, who effortlessly plays both twins, and, if
you listen closely, juggles four accents. (She changes her Brit accent when
she plays her own American alter-ego pretending to be herself in England -
if you saw the film, you know what I mean).
Natasha Richardson and Dennis Quaid with that big, goofy, infectious smile,
give the film its romance and maturity, without stepping on the fun-filled
kid's plot. This is simple, easy-to-watch family entertainment.
There is also a great editing and effects element. You never once notice a
split screen or cheap over-the-shoulder shot when both of Lohan's characters
are on-screen - its really quite astounding how seamless it
My daughter, after seeing this in the theater, quickly proclaimed this her
favourite movie ever. We own the video, and I have watched it with her at
least a dozen times without growing tired.
A perfect rental after a bad day, or when you want to have a family movie
night. *** out of ****.
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