Freaky Friday
Freaky Friday (1976)

Prolific television director Gary Nelson made the Walt Disney live-action comedy Freaky Friday, based on the novel by Mary Rodgers. Barbara Harris stars as suburban housewife Ellen Andrews, the wife of Bill (John Astin) and the mother of… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: June 1, 2004
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58%



Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Time Out

Good performances struggle gamely to overcome the increasingly predictable plot.

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Heather Boerner
Common Sense Media

Endearing '76 original may feel outdated to kids.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

The film is filled with sight gags and features a wonderful performance by Harris.

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Richard Eder
New York Times

Toward the end there are some amusing car-chase scenes. Elsewhere the humor is clotted by the feeling that the jokes are chasing the reactions, instead of the other way around.

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

A kid's comedy classic.

Steve Crum
Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers

Quite inspired Disney comedy with fine performances.

Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

The situation -- a mother and daughter switch personalities for a day -- is rife with possibilities, but since this 1977 comedy is a Disney film, said possibilities are scrupulously squandered.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's vacuous TV sitcom stuff that's hampered by a weak script...

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Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

A cute little concoction for mothers and daughters.

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Flixster Audience Score: 58% Flixster User Reviews
Candy Rose
Jodie and Barbara are hilarious. Imagine swapping a day in your life with your mum! Fave scenes - the switch between driving the car and water skiing. Stars a… More
AJ Verser
My favourite, and the original, version of the story. The cast is perfect, the movie is very funny, and it's exciting too. I loved this movie as a kid.
Matheus Carvalho
Comédia da Disney que ganhou uma refilmagem em 2003 com Jamie Lee Curtis e Lindsay Lohan. Um dos filmes mais simpáticos produzidos sob a problemática gestão de… More
Wahida K
I tried to watch this one, it was tiny bit too headaching. So tried to watch the remake with Jamie Lee Curtis, I thought the Original didnt cause me Migrane… More
Lucas Martins
The best film of "body-switching", that I ever saw. Fresh.
Anthony Lawrie
A bank Holiday morning treat.

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