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Seventeen Again (2000)

TV Movie  |  TV-G  |   |  Comedy, Family, Fantasy  |  12 November 2000 (USA)
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While divorced and bickering grandparents watch their grandchildren, a lab experiment gone awry transforms the elders into teenagers again.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sydney Donovan (as Tia Mowry)
Young Cat Donovan (as Tamera Mowry)
Young Gene Donovan
Hope Clarke ...
Grandma Cat Donovan
Grandpa Gene Donovan
Barry Donovan
Monique Donovan
Maia Campbell ...
Daryn Jones ...
Leo (as Chris Collins)
Novie Edwards ...
James Downing ...
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Officer Ratto


Cat and Gene have been divorced for several years. They are both visiting their son and their grandchildren, Sydney and Willie. Willie's a genius who develops a formula that makes who uses it young again, it inadvertently spills into some soap that Willie places in his grandparents room. When each of them uses it they finds themselves 17 again. Willie had to find a way to reverse the process but will his grandparents want to be old again? Written by <>

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12 November 2000 (USA)  »

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[after Sydney finishes doing routine]
Sydney Donovan: So, how'd I do?
Ashley: Well, you've certainly got a lot of potential. Maybe with a little more practice.
Posse girl: Practice.
Ashley: Who knows?
Posse girl: I don't.
Ashley: Guess I'll see you around school. Next. Kim Anderson. Next
[Sydney leaves]
Ashley: [Ashley and Posse girl giggle]
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True Family Affair
15 July 2002 | by (Pittsburgh PA) – See all my reviews

Wouldn't you like to be seventeen again! This delightful comedy starring the lovely and talented Mowry twins and little brother Tahj is a true family affair. It's a pleasure to see a film about a black family where all the main characters are portrayed in a positive light. Aspiring young director Jeff Byrd displays his talent in weaving a humorous tale of a scientific experiment gone awry and grandparents Gene and Cat (Robert Hooks and Hope Clarke) are miraculously transformed from senior citizens to seventeen year olds. What follows is a story of discovery, love, forgiveness, and understanding. An added treat is a cameo appearance by Boyz II Men playing swing music in a touching big band dance hall scene. Good clean fun for the entire family.

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