The Parent Trap

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Delightful remake is great for the whole family.

PG 1999 127 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 37 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 93 reviews

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age 6+

A few things

Ok I loved the movie! But a few things... Ok so first Hallie’s dad is MAKING OUT WITH A GIRL! Two! Hallie mentions the phrase “Your Sexy that’s why my dad likes you”. Three! Annie’s mom gets drunk but she’s just dizzy so it’s not that bad... But overall it’s a good movie

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age 10+

Just so you know I am 14 just using my moms account and please watch this movie and read this review it took me a while to describe how good this movie is!

I love this movie! It is so good and Lindsay Lohan is such a good actress. There is a reeeallllly long kiss at the end that is more boring for kids than inappropriate. But what movie doesn’t have that? There is gambling among kids, as well as someone losing a bet and swimming in the lake naked, however nothing is shown. There is some drinking and smoking including one person getting drunk but there is no violence as an outcome just acting kind of dizzy. One girl is shown getting her ear pierced up close. Also, there is no language although they do use the lord’s name in vain, which I don’t agree with but all movies do that, and seeing other people do it does not mean you have to. If you are watching it with young kids just talk to them before. There might be some iffy scenes for young kids, but if you don’t think it’s appropriate for them than just wait. it is so funny, and a great movie. Excellent acting and a great movie! I love this movie and there are some nostalgic scenes that tie in with the original movie. You have to watch this it will become a family favorite. I know it is for us :)

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