Freaky Friday


Freaky Friday (2003)


Critic Consensus: Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan charm in Mark Waters' nicely pitched -- and Disney's second -- remake of the 1976 hit.


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Dr. Tess Coleman and her fifteen-year-old daughter, Anna, are not getting along. They don't see eye-to-eye on clothes, hair, music and certainly not in each other's taste in men. One Thursday evening, their disagreements reach a fever pitch--Anna is incensed that her mother doesn't support her musical aspirations and Tess, a widow about to remarry, can't see why Anna won't give her fiance a break. Everything soon changes when two identical Chinese fortune cookies cause a little mystic mayhem. On the next morning, their Friday gets freaky when Tess and Anna find themselves inside the other's body. As they literally walk a mile in each other's shoes, they gain a little newfound respect for each other's point of view. But with Tess' wedding coming on Saturday, the two have to find a way to switch back (and fast).

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Jamie Lee Curtis
as Tess Coleman
Lindsay Lohan
as Anna Coleman
Harold Gould
as Grandpa
Janet Choi
as Dr. Mary Ann Smyth
Ryan Malgarini
as Harry Coleman
Lucille Soong
as Pei-Pei's Mom
Dina Waters
as Dottie Robertson
Julie Gonzalo
as Stacey Hinkhouse
Christina Marie Walter
as Same Shirt Girl
Lu Elrod
as Detention Monitor
Heather Hach
as Gym Teacher
Lorna Scott
as Butcher Woman
Hayden Tank
as Harry's Friend No. 1
Cayden Boyd
as Harry's Friend No. 2
Chris Heuisler
as Mr.Waters
Jeffrey Marcus
as Depressed Patient
Jacqueline Heinze
as Crying Patient
Mary Ellen Trainor
as Diary Reading Patient
Erica Grimpel
as Harry's Teacher
William Caploe
as Talk Show PA
Daniel Raymont
as Makeup Artist
Veronica Brooks
as Champagne Waitress
Lee Burns
as Bouncer
Amir Derakh
as Hosue of Blues Emcee
Zoe Waters
as Wedding Baby
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Critic Reviews for Freaky Friday

All Critics (151) | Top Critics (38)

Maybe it's only adults who'll get teary-eyed -- kids just wanna have fun. And they will.

Aug 18, 2008 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The premise provides a fine showcase for the two appealing actresses, who appropriate each other's vocal and physical mannerisms with dead-on accuracy.

Jul 19, 2007 | Full Review…

Nothing's really wrong here, but nor are there surprises.

Jan 26, 2006 | Full Review…
Time Out
Top Critic

A likable but flimsy retread that's barely worth the effort.

Aug 8, 2003 | Rating: 2/4

The material here may not be the freshest, but screenwriters Heather Hach and the redoubtable Leslie Dixon have buffed the dialogue until it sparkles like the finest cubic zirconium, and the cast is game from top to bottom.

Aug 8, 2003 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
Boston Globe
Top Critic

It's really a family film, deftly updated for the 2003 market, but still sweetly funny at its heart.

Aug 8, 2003

Audience Reviews for Freaky Friday


its a girl movie that i thought was okay

Michael Edwards
Michael Edwards

Super Reviewer

Haven't seen the original, but i'm more than certain this stacks up really well or is probably much better. It's funny and clever and all around fun.

Eric Alvarez
Eric Alvarez

Super Reviewer

Not so good as the originl version.

Lucas Martins
Lucas Martins

Super Reviewer

Freaky Friday for me is a terrible, unimpressive film that really is a waste of time. Hated this film, and I thought that Jamie Lee Curtis was wasted here. She shouldn't have played in this garbage of a film, and this is one of worst films. I really couldn't get into this film. I hate Lindsay Lohan, and considering her current legal problems, it doesn't take Einstein to figure out why I hate her, that and she can't act at all. Freaky Friday is a boring film that I thought was a big waste of time. There is nothing good going on here and the film is simply pointless. I thought the film was stupid. I thought that the film suffered from predictable clichés and it just didn't cut it for me. I didn't laugh once. I love a good comedy like the next person; unfortunately Freaky Friday is not such a film. The film is poorly crafted with no substance, ideas that go nowhere and despite a strong lead (Curtis) the film is bad. I think it's a shame that Jamie Lee Curtis is wasted here, but like with every actor and actress, there's at least one film that put a black mark on their career, for Curtis that film is Freaky Friday, a stupid, unfunny comedy that fails to deliver genuine laughs. If you're looking for a good family oriented comedy with good laughs, Freaky Friday isn't that film. This is a waste and it could have been much better than this.

Alex roy
Alex roy

Super Reviewer

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