It Takes Two (1995)
Average Rating: 3.9/10
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Average Rating: 4.4/10
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Average Rating: 2.9/5
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Identical twin 9-year-old girls, one a poor orphan, the other a rich heiress, cause confusion when they decide to meddle in their caretakers' love lives in this family-oriented comedy. Amanda (Mary Kate Olsen) is the orphan, a scrappy young girl with no family, relying on the support of her caring social worker, Diane (Kirstie Alley). When Diane brings Amanda to a summer camp, she first encounters Alyssa (Ashley Olsen), the wealthy daughter of the camp's sponsor, Roger Callaway (Steve
Nov 17, 1995 Wide
Jun 11, 2002
Warner Home Video
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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.
A harmless caper that ought to thrill girls under 12, and offer modest diversion to their parents.
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.
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.
To quote one of the characters, 'We mustn't! We mustn't!'
I'd rather stick a needle in my eye than sit through this again
There is little original in the film. Most scenes you have seen countless times before. They even have an old fashion food fight. I thought everyone had gotten tired of seeing them by now.
Kids will certainly lap it up but adults will guess the plot after five minutes and be left drumming their fingers for the remaining hour-and-a-half.
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