Parents' Guide to

It Takes Two

By Nancy Davis Kho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Olsens in Prince and the Pauper meets Parent Trap.

Movie PG 1995 101 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 10+

If you want your children to stop believing

Don’t watch this movie unless you are ready for your children to start questioning the magic of Santa and the Tooth Fairy
1 person found this helpful.
age 7+


I like the Olsen twins movies and this one was cute.

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5):
Kids say (9):

There is nary a plot trick in the movie that hasn't been seen before, and even younger viewers will probably figure out who's going to end up with whom by the end of the second scene. Still, the cast -- particularly Allie and Guttenberg -- put their all into it, and there are genuine laughs as the girls pull the strings to get the grownups to meet. Both Olsen girls fare better when they're not reaching for Alyssa's blue-blood articulation or tawking Brooklyn-tough-guy as Amanda; it comes as a relief when they drop the artifice and are allowed to let their comic chops stand alone.

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