The Parent Trap

The Parent Trap

DVD - 2005
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Two girls at a summer camp discover that they are long-lost twins separated shortly after birth. They launch a determined battle to reunite their estranged parents.
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. :, Walt Disney Home Entertainment,, [2005]
Edition: Special double trouble edition
Copyright Date: ©1998
ISBN: 9780788859083
Branch Call Number: DVD J FIC PAR
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (128 minutes) :,sound, colour ;,4 3/4 inches.
digital, optical, surround, Dolby Digital 5.1, rda
video file, DVD video, region 1, rda


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Apr 04, 2018

Basically updated bigger budget remake. Hollywood story basically the same but there is more details, dramatic scenes, better biting jokes, different hometowns & introducing funny second bananas (the butler of each parent). Martin in Speedo I couldn't unsee. The opening on how parents met was nice & glamorous ,but it felt like a glorified promotional video on Cunard ships.
Golddigger's mother looked so familiar. Internet search found out she cast as original 1961 golddigger.
Disney so lucky remake was a sucess thanks to script, cast & especially Lindsey Lohan to learn UK accent & some colorful French phrases.

Feb 09, 2018

This movie was hilarious! Very well done.

The only thing I didn't like was the twins' behaviour at some part. Sometimes they could be mean, inappropriate, and scornful. Some of their pranks were just plain cruel.

Aug 11, 2017

Never seen this one, but I hear it's terrible compared to the original with Hayley Mills as Susan and Sharon... but again: I've never seen it so idk for sure.

May 02, 2017

The Parent Trap is a classic film that I think is a must watch no matter what age you are! The movie is about a girl named Hallie, that finds herself at an all girls camp in the summer. Little did Hallie know that she would soon find another girl at the camp named, Annie, that looks too much like her. The two girls take advantage of their similarities and decide to make some significant switches in their lives. Overall, I would rate this movie a four out of five stars because of its genre (comedy) and plot. What made me like this movie even more is that you can watch it with family or friends and get a good laugh out of it no matter how many times you watch it.
@BetweenTheLines of the Hamilton Public Library Teen Review Board

The Parent Trap is a wonderful, adorable, and funny family film. Two very similar young girls from completely different worlds meet for the first time at camp, only to find out that they are actually twins who have been separated at birth by their divorced parents. Together, they come up with a scheme to get their parents back together. Young Lindsay Lohan does such an amazing job at playing both Hallie and Annie that you can’t even tell that they are played by the same person. 4.5/5 would recommend.
- @reginaphalange of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

Mar 07, 2017

Yes, this is a kids' movie, but like Harry Potter, anyone can play. The storyline is winningly sentimental without trafficking in sticky sweetness. The great attraction for me is how skillfully (then-11-year-old) Lindsay Lohan is able to convey two distinct personalities. You willingly accept that Annie and Hallie are each real and unique--and the movie soars accordingly.

Dec 16, 2015

DVD must be faulty. It skipped a lot and I missed parts of the movie. :(

Jul 30, 2015

Love this movie, it is the best movie ever!! It is about twins finding each other and then the parents split apart and then the dad almost get's married to another women, but then the twins do something to save the mom and dad!


May 27, 2014

This disc is damaged and unable to play.

Oct 29, 2013

It's one of my fave I really liked the part where they found out there sisters

Oct 07, 2013

Another American movie in which parents behave inexplicably badly, children are never disciplined for their over-the-top obnoxious/inappropriate behaviour, and interpersonal issues are never examined very closely (c.f. Lizzy Maguire). Somewhat amusing, if only for Lindsay Lohan's fairly credible English accent, which is, oddly, much more certain than that of the late British actress Natasha Richardson. (Too much time spent jetting back and forth between one continent and another, I suppose.) Improbably, Wikipedia describes the movie as a "critical and commercial success". The commercial part I buy, but it strains credulity to imagine this movie as one that would particularly impress the critics. Enjoyable nonetheless. Lindsay Lohan is almost unbearably cute, and provides well-differentiated portraits of identical twins Hallie and Annie. Her acting skills and the real or pseudo-innocence that she displays in the film make me find her current situation all the more heart-rending.

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