Freaky Friday
Freaky Friday (1976)

In this Disney film, middle-aged Barbara Harris wishes she could be as carefree as her 13-year-old daughter Jodie Foster. Foster wishes she could be treated and respected as an adult, like mom. When the two magically switch bodies, both… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: December 17, 1976
DVD Release Date: June 1, 2004
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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Endearing '76 original may feel outdated to kids.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

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

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

A cute little concoction for mothers and daughters.

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Flixster Audience Score: 57% 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 V
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.
Michael Gildea
I loved it when I was a kid, and I give it 3 stars for pure nostalgia. Watching it years later, I can see how good an actress Jodie Foster would end up being… More