Freaky Friday

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"Mondays are manic. Wednesdays are wild. And Fridays are about to get a little freaky."
  • PG
  • 2003
  • 1 hr 37 min
  • 6.3  (149,237)
  • 70

Freaky Friday is a 2003 family comedy film starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Lindsay Lohan, and Mark Harmon. The movie is a remake of the original 1976 film, which was based on the 1972 book of the same name by Mary Rodgers. The story revolves around the relationship between a mother and daughter, Tess (Curtis) and Anna (Lohan), who find themselves at odds with each other due to their different personalities and lifestyles. Tess is a career-driven, overbearing workaholic, while Anna is a rebellious teenager who just wants to have fun.

One day, they have a heated argument over dinner at a Chinese restaurant and both of them accidentally grab a fortune cookie and make a wish to switch places with each other. The next morning, they wake up in each other's bodies, with no memory of what happened. They soon realize that they have to learn how to navigate each other's lives while dealing with the challenges and surprises that come with it.

The movie is filled with hilarious scenes as they try to adjust to their new identities while trying to figure out how to switch back. Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan's performances are excellent as they perfectly capture the essence of their characters, and their chemistry is believable and heartwarming. Mark Harmon's portrayal of Tess's fiance and Anna's potential stepfather is also noteworthy, as he brings a warm and caring presence to the film.

Aside from the humor, the film also tackles some serious issues that both mother and daughter face. There is the struggle to balance work and family, the pressure to conform to societal expectations, and the fear of letting each other down. The movie is a great example of how family dynamics can change when roles are reversed, and how much we can learn about each other when we take the time to understand and appreciate our differences.

Overall, Freaky Friday is a heartwarming and entertaining movie that both kids and adults can enjoy. It has a great message about the importance of family, love, and the power of empathy. It's a must-see for anyone who has ever felt like they didn't fully understand the people closest to them.

Freaky Friday is a 2003 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 37 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.3 and a MetaScore of 70.

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    1 hr 37 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    6.3  (149,237)
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