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The Parent Trap Review

For Families provided by Common Sense Media

OK for kids 6+

Hayley Mills rocks in her dual role as twins.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that, beyond a little dated stereotyping of the roles men and women in relationships, kids will see nothing objectionable in this movie. The slow pacing might put off younger viewers.

  • Families can talk about the movie's message. Do comedies often have messages? Do you think the movie remains relevant today when kids are more knowing and parents divorce openly, rather than hiding it as these parents did?

The good stuff
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    Messages: Some dated stereotyping of the roles of men and women in relationships. There's also a gold-digging younger woman.

What to watch for
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    Violence and scariness: Not an issue

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    Sexy stuff: Not an issue

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    Language: Not an issue

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    Consumerism: Not an issue

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    Drinking, drugs and smoking: Not an issue