The Parent Trap ( 1961 )


Two identical twin sisters, separated at birth by their parents' divorce, are reunited years later at a summer camp, where they scheme to bring their parents back together. The girls, one of whom has been living with their mother and the other with their father, switch places after camp and go to work on their plan, the first objective being to scare off a gold-digger pursuing their father.


Strong emphasis on the importance of family bonds and togetherness.

Highlights the act of forgiving others and moving past grievances.

Depicts forming strong friendships and navigating conflicts.


The film contains a lot of light-hearted humor and playful moments.

The characters work hard to achieve their goal of reuniting their parents.

alcohol 4/10

Scenes of adults drinking and smoking.

violence 3/10

Some mild physical altercations between the girls, including slaps.

fear 2/10

Some minor scenes that may be slightly tense for younger children.