It Takes Two
It Takes Two (1995)

When 9-year-old orphan Amanda and genteel Alyssa run into each other at a summer camp, they discover that they look exactly alike and decide to switch places. Noticing how Amanda's social-worker friend Diane and Alyssa's millionaire… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: November 17, 1995
DVD Release Date: June 11, 2002
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Critic Score: 8% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Leonard Klady

The film's underlying sentiment is conveyed effectively, if obviously.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Writer Deborah Dean Davis and director Andy Tennant are fully aware of the absolute predictability of their material and therefore make the getting to an inevitable ending as much fun as possible.

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TV Guide

Adorable munchkins or cloying brats? You be the judge.

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Time Out

Alas, the Olsen girls are not immediately heart-warming.

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Mike Clark
USA Today

A rote variation on Mark Twain's The Prince and the Pauper that is marginally salvaged by those spunky Olsen twins from ABC's Full House.

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

To quote one of the characters, 'We mustn't! We mustn't!'

Stephen Holden
New York Times

Under the direction of Andy Tennant, the Olsen sisters lay on the icky-poo cuteness with several trowels, often delivering their lines as though they were reciting the alphabet.

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

It's so featherbrained and lightweight, it almost elevates its inconsequence into a style.

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Janet Branagan
Apollo Guide

A reasonably good take on a great classic.

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Flixster Audience Score: 59% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Horrible family film that has nothing good going for it. With a very poor cast of actors, this is one of those films that you watched as a kid, and liked, but… More
Jennifer D
This was before I had good taste in film...
Bethany Murphy
Childhood favourite and a classic!
Wahida K
This Movie is so fricking funny.
Aj V
The Olsen twins first big movie is actually watchable. It's predictable, and somewhat like The Parent Trap, but kids will like it.
Dean McKenna
<i>The Prince and the Pauper</i> meets <i>The Parent Trap</i> in a bland, inoffensive comedy for very small children. The Olsen twins… More