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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. »


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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The Parent Trap (1961) is rated G:

Studio: 1961 Walt Disney Home Entertainment

Detailed Review

We are never told why a Boston aristocrat (Maureen O'Hara) and a wealthy California rancher (Brian Keith) decide to send their respective daughters to a girl's camp somewhere… 
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Why Is The Parent Trap (1961) Rated G?

The girls take a certain delight in playing pranks on others. These include sabotaging tents… 
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Talk It Over

When the father doesn’t want to talk about the girls’ mother, he tells… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

In 1998, Disney Studio’s remade The Parent Trap, with a young Lindsay Lohan playing… 
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