The Parent Trap

In this remake of 1961 family comedy featuring Hayley Mills, 11-year-old newcomer Lindsay Lohan does double duty, playing twin sisters who were separated at birth and who meet by chance at summer camp. The action turns on their decision to swap places in a plan to reunite their divorced parents. Featured among the ensemble are Dennis Quaid and Natasha Richardson as the estranged couple; one of whom is living in Napa Valley, the other in London. Also on hand is Elaine ("ROMY AND MICHELE'S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION") Hendrix, who arrives in the curvy form of a public relations executive who is about the marry the girls' father. This film marks the directorial debut of screenwriter Nancy Meyers who, along with her writing partner, husband Charles Shyer, co-scripted "BABY BOOM" and "FATHER OF THE BRIDE."

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UK Release Date: 
Fri, 12/11/1998
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Running Time: 
127 Mins

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