The Parent Trap

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The Parent Trap (1961)

G 129 min - Comedy, Family - 12 June 1961

Hayley Mills plays twins who, unknown to their divorced parents, meet at a summer camp. Products of single parent households, they switch places (surprise!) so as to meet the parent they never knew, and then contrive to reunite them.

Director:  David Swift

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Storyline

Hayley Mills plays twins who, unknown to their divorced parents, meet at a summer camp. Products of single parent households, they switch places (surprise!) so as to meet the parent they never knew, and then contrive to reunite them.


Collections: David Swift

Genres: Comedy, Family

Details

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Language:  English
Release Date:  12 June 1961

Box Office

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Walt Disney Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 09 min

by Allison

Although created in 1961, this movie, which may seem “old” to your children, is a timeless piece that will evoke laughter and enjoyment from the whole family. The twins’ intriguing plots to destroy the other will surely engage your child – especially those elementary-aged. While there have been remakes of this film over the years, the original holds it own and is a must see.

Parent Trap is a cleverly wholesome tale that utilizes creativity and imaginative storytelling to draw in the audience. This is a super fun movie that is totally appropriate for all ages. Be sure to see our guide to the top 15 favorite family movies.

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