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Still shot from the movie: The Parent Trap (1961).

The Parent Trap (1961)

When Sharon McKendrick and Susan Evers (both played by Hayley Mills) discover they are twins that were separated at birth, they plan the ultimate trap to bring their divorced parents (Brian Keith and Maureen O'Hara) back together. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B
Violence: B
Sexual Content: B
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Theater Release:
Video Release: 26 Sep 2005
MPAA Rating: G
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After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.

When the father doesn’t want to talk about the girls’ mother, he tells his daughter, “You wouldn’t like her—she was really fat.” How does that remark reflect the way we judge others by physical appearances? In what other ways does the script portray the father as easily swayed by body image? How do these stereotypes affect you?

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