The Great Mom Swap
- 2 hr
The Great Mom Swap is a film that tells about the bonds between family and friends. The main characters are two teenage girls named Terri and Karen. Both of the girls lead very different lives and are huge rivals at school. The girls' mothers are the same way. One day, the girls' rivalry goes so far that their school decides they must take action. It is decided that Terri and Karen will switch lives, each living with the other's family, in order to experience things from a different perspective. Karen's family is very wealthy, and Karen is used to having nice things around her all the time. She is also in a clique with all the popular girls at school. However, she also has some troubles at home. Karen can never stand up to her mother, who is somewhat domineering and wants Karen to be perfect. Karen must also take care of her younger sister all the time because both of her parents have such busy schedules. Now that Terri is living at Karen's house, she is the one to take care of Karen's little sister. Terri's mother is widowed. Terri also lives with her grandfather. The family owns a deli, where Terri works. Terri's mother also wants things be perfect and is demanding of Terri. Once Karen steps into Terri's life, she understands more about the other girl. She also begins to realize that her friends are not really supportive of her. Before, Karen and her friends often made fun of Terri. Now Karen's friends are making fun of Karen, and she realizes it is not fair. As the film progresses, Karen and Terri come to understand each other more and become much better friends. Terri also develops a romance with Karen's brother. In addition, Karen and Terri's mothers work toward resolving their own issues and becoming better mothers.