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Freaky Friday (2003)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Family, Fantasy  |  6 August 2003 (USA)
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An overworked mother and her daughter do not get along. When they switch bodies, each is forced to adapt to the other's life for one freaky Friday.

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The wide generation gap between Tess Coleman and her teenage daughter Anna is more than evident. They simply cannot understand each other's preferences. On a Thursday night they have a big argument in a Chinese restaurant. Both receive a fortune cookie each from the restaurant owner's mother which causes them to switch bodies next day. As they adjust with their new personalities, they begin to understand each other more and eventually it's the mutual self-respect that sorts the things out. Written by Soumitra

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Get Your Freak On August 1st See more »

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy

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Rated PG for mild thematic elements and some language | See all certifications »

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6 August 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Freaky Friday - Ein voll verrückter Freitag  »

Box Office

Budget:

$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$22,203,007 (USA) (8 August 2003)

Gross:

$274,059 (Brazil) (27 February 2004)
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Trivia

When Jamie Lee Curtis found out that Lindsay Lohan, who was going to be playing her daughter, had starred in the remake of The Parent Trap (1998) she asked "Which twin did she play?", unaware that Lohan had performed both roles. See more »

Goofs

When Jake is standing outside the house, singing, Tess (in Anna's body) comes racing down the sidewalk to knock him down. Yet, after he falls, he has fallen on grass. He should have fallen on the sidewalk. See more »

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[first lines]
Tess: Honey, wake up.
Anna: No.
Tess: Anna. Greet the day.
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Crazy Credits

At the beginning of the end credits, Pink Slip (the band in the movie) performs "Ultimate" at the wedding reception. See more »


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Just Let Me Cry
Written by Charles Stan Frazier, Steve Fox, and Ashlee Simpson
Produced by Charles Stan Frazier and Steve Fox
Performed by Ashlee Simpson
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24 October 2004 | by (Munich, Germany) – See all my reviews

This movie deserves all high ratings. Not only does Jamie Lee Curtis prove to me a great Comedian, but the punch lines are displayed at exactly the right moments and exactly the right way. Curtis as a teenage girl is just as funny as Lindsay Lohan acting out the part of a grown woman trapped in her daughter's body. I loved this movie and it got great laughs out of me. I was actually able to sit in my room alone and laugh to myself without feeling stupid. So far, I've seen it three times and I don't think I will ever get tired of watching it, it just keeps getting funnier and more entertaining each time. Simply a masterpiece and I hope everyone who likes real real funny comedy gets to watch this one! This is gooood!


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