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Mills plays a dual role in this heartwarming comedy as twin sisters Susan and Sharon, who were separated at birth by their divorcing parents Mitch (Keith) and Maggie (O'Hara), discover each other during a stay a summer camp. They decide to switch lives and when they realize that dear old dad is about to get married to just the wrong woman (Barnes), the twins conspire to bring their divorced parents back together. Well-known Disney fluff. Followed by several made-for-TV sequels featuring the now grown-up twins (Mills reprised her role).

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Available on Running time 127 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Reunited, Disney Family Movies, Twins, Divorce, Bears, Family Comedy, Boston, Mistaken Identity, Summer Camp, Wilderness
David Swift
Hayley Mills, Maureen O'Hara, Brian Keith, Charlie Ruggles, Una Merkel, Leo G. Carroll, Joanna Barnes, Cathleen Nesbitt, Ruth McDevitt
Lucien Ballard
David Swift
Paul J. Smith
Buena Vista

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The Parent Trap
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I really like this version. Sharon and Susan meet at a summer camp. They look alike and don’t really get a long at first but eventually the girls put their differences aside. While at camp they discover they are actually twin sisters and their parents separated when they were babies. So the two decide to switch names and act like each other so that they can live with the opposite parents for a while. Sharon heads to California and acts like Susan to live with her father. While there, the two girls decide to reunite their parents and hopefully they’ll fall in love again. In the end their parents meet and get back together.