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It Takes Two (1995)

Alyssa (a rich girl) and Amanda (an orphan) are two little girls who are identical, but complete strangers, that accidentally meet one day. In an attempt to stop Alyssa's father from ... See full summary »

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Alyssa (a rich girl) and Amanda (an orphan) are two little girls who are identical, but complete strangers, that accidentally meet one day. In an attempt to stop Alyssa's father from getting married to Clarice, a conceited know-it-all, the girls get him to meet Amanda's case worker and switch lives to stop the wedding once and for all. Though things don't go exactly as planned when Amanda gets adopted and Clarice moves up the wedding. Written by Aaron Saltzer

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Two identical strangers. Two different worlds. One perfect match. See more »

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Comedy | Family | Romance

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Rated PG for some mild language | See all certifications »

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17 November 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Me and My Shadow  »

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$19,474,589
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Trivia

During the horse chase scene between Kirstie Alley and Steve Guttenberg, it can be clearly seen that they are indeed the ones doing their own riding stunts in almost every clip of that scene. See more »

Goofs

The stain on one of the girls' mouths as they are eating sloppy joes. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Kensington: [as he as Clarice take their first few steps down the aisle] Who would have thought my first little girl would be the last to get married?
Clarice Kensington: [chuckles, then exasperated] Aw, Daddy... shut up!
[short huff]
Clarice Kensington: Enough of this.
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Referenced in Deformed Monsters (1997) See more »

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Hoe Down
from "Rodeo"
Written by Aaron Copland
Performed by Leonard Bernstein and The New York Philharmonic
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So cute
14 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

This has got to be one of the cutest movies i've seen. I love the way that they have one rich twin and one poor twin. the best part of the movie is when they are running through the woods screaming and the song hippie, hippie shake is playing. This is the best movie out of the olsen twins collection and i would recommend you see it giving it a 10/10.


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