Freaky Friday - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Freaky Friday Reviews

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Emanuel Levy
March 25, 2013
| Original Score: B

May 25, 2011
What should have been a bland Disney remake has somehow ended up as the most satisfying family comedy for a long time.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 24, 2010
Mother-daughter switch is fun comedic chaos.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009
A fun, very well-acted and laugh out loud funny remake.
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David Ansen
August 18, 2008
Maybe it's only adults who'll get teary-eyed -- kids just wanna have fun. And they will.
Mark Halverson
Sacramento News & Review
August 7, 2008
The two featured females offset these distractions by having so much apparent fun that it becomes contagious.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Ted Shen
Chicago Reader
July 19, 2007
The premise provides a fine showcase for the two appealing actresses, who appropriate each other's vocal and physical mannerisms with dead-on accuracy.
Kam Williams
Princeton Town Topics
April 15, 2007
A hilarious, heartwarming remake.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Angie Errigo
Empire Magazine
April 1, 2006
Cute and innocently funny, with engaging turns from a beautifully silly Curtis, and Lindsay Lohan as a 21st century high school heroine.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Kevin Carr
Film Threat
December 6, 2005
It's meant to be a fun kid's movie, and it's a must see for mothers and daughters.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April Greene
Boston Herald
July 16, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
JoBlo's Movie Emporium
March 5, 2005
Offers enough all-around entertainment for most any teen, or even adult, to appreciate through its quick 90-minute run.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
January 27, 2005
...hardly a classic -- neither was the original -- [but] good-natured enough that you'll be willing overlook the terrible Chinese accents and the obligatory smarmy speeches.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Tony Medley
October 7, 2004
I now understand why I've had to sit through all the truly awful movies I've seen this summer. The Almighty was preparing me for Freaky Friday.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
Joe Utichi
July 20, 2004
This is a warm, charming and entertaining movie that took me by surprise.
Full Review | Original Score: 70/100
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide
June 26, 2004
Good fun, with a timeless generational understanding theme tossed in for good measure.
Full Review | Original Score: 75/100
Jeff Otto
IGN Movies
April 7, 2004
Freaky Friday is fun for kids, teens and parents alike.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Scott Chitwood
February 7, 2004
It's not as good as the 1976 original, but it's still a lot of fun and I think adults and kids will enjoy it.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly
January 31, 2004
'... Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan get their freak on with a sublime synchronicity that matches the original.'
Full Review| Original Score: 3/4
Peter Bradshaw
January 15, 2004
A funny and energetic body-swap comedy, with a nicely warm and sympathetic approach.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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