The Parent Trap 1998 – Movie Review


Lead Actors:

Distributed by:


  • Family
  • Comedy
  • Adventure


  • United States

Plot overview:

  • Two girls that looked exactly the same found out that they are twin sisters when they met on a camp.
  • One grew up with the father, and the other with the mother.
  • They decided to switch places to meet their parents. But why did their parents separated in the first place?


  • I never thought or expected that the story is so unique and unpredictable. My mother and sister told me about the movie that it was a second movie from 1961 with the same source novel.
  • I did not research about the film so that I’ll get excited about it. And yes, believe me everything went smoothly and exciting, totally!
  • I did not thought that it was a cute and wonderful story, and it took me 2 hours to watch it. It was a very wonderful experience and the story is realistic but a bit fairytale ending since it is a children’s movie.
  • I’ll give a 2 thumbs up for the direction that made me excited every moment, and two thums up for Lindsay portraying the twin girls. She did a great job at a very young age. By the way Lindsay was first introduced in this film. Such a huge opportunity for her.

Character Opinions:

  • Lindsay Lohan as Hallie Parker and Annie James – I completely felt the realistic emotion of innocent little girls who wanted to see their parents for the first time. It’s just a 100% cool and awesome.
  • Dennis Quiad as Nick Parker – he is the father and well he made the film so hunk and a bit funny I think. He’s a handsome father.
  • Natasha as Lizzie – she is the mother and to tell you the truth she is completely beautiful. She is just beautiful, that’s all I can say. For the acting, they are the perfect match with her husband.
  • Elaine Hendrix as Meredith – a wicked bride-to-be of Nick Parker and the main antagonist in the film. I hate her character and I think she nailed it! I like her voice it sounds so sexy but bad.

Set design and costume:

  • Everything’s cool I think about the costume.
  • The setting is fantastic, from California to London. Everything look’s perfect and so so realistic.
  • I love the outfit of the little girls as well.

Story Line:

  • This is the best part of the review. I totally, well totally loved the storyline. It’s unpredictable, and it’s so classical. Although the story has some similarities to other family movies, but how it went thru, the ending is simply unique and superb.
  • The author, and the director has tremendously fantastic idea completing the film. The story is super dee duper cool. I am sure kids from 8 and up will surely love it. I just don’t think younger one’s would love it, I think they might get bored or something?


  • The music is fine, cool.

Stars and ratings:

  • 9.9/10
  • PG
  • It’s definitely recommended for family and christian folks to watch. No nudity, no immotionally brutal scenes, no destruction, no over acting, just clean kissing scenes for their parents. I think it wont be a bad influence to kids too.


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