The Parent Trap
The Parent Trap (1961)

In this Disney film, Hayley Mills plays 13-year-old identical twins, who meet for the very first time. They soon learn that they were separated when their parents divorced. On a lark, the two Hayleys switch places. Their father is planning… More

Rated: G
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Release Date: May 7, 2002
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
TIME Magazine

Surprisingly, the film is delightful-mostly because of 15-year-old Hayley Mills, the blonde button nose who played the endearing delinquent in Tiger Bay.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...irrelevant and dated...

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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Pretty good family film. Helps that Hayley Mills was my first crush, when I was 10 years old.

Common Sense Media Editors
Common Sense Media

Hayley Mills rocks in her dual role as twins.

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James Plath
Movie Metropolis

Easily one of the best Disney live-action films, with Mills shining in a dual role.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Probably the most entertaining of all Disney live action films of its era

TV Guide's Movie Guide

An enjoyable, corny Disney picture with a memorable soundtrack featuring tunes sung by Tommy Sands and Annette Funicello.

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The story has been filmed three times...This is the best of them, thanks largely to Mills's natural comic charm.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...a delightful, juvenile, romantic-comedy romp, and, yes, maybe it works for adults, too.

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
Jennifer Xu
This is way duller than the Lindsay Lohan version, especially the romance between the parents.
Jennifer D
I loved this movie as a kid. Hayley Mills in probably one of the better trick photography films of the 60s. I loved this one more than the Lindsay Lohan remake.
Aj V
This is the original Disney film of The Parent Trap, and it's better than the remake, I think. It's fun and has good songs, and good actors too. I… More
Wahida K
There has been alot of remakes, from all the Part of the world. Hollywood, Bollywood, Lollywood, christ every woods out there. All same just years difference.
Bentley Lyles
The Parent Trap delivers nice, heartwarming, good, clean and funny entertainment to viewers of all ages! You'll love it! "You didn't know what… More
Thomas Bowler
a breakthrough film, though not as great as previously made out in hindsight