The Parent Trap (1998 movie)

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The Parent Trap
Directed byNancy Meyers
Screenplay by
Based onLottie and Lisa
by Erich Kästner
Produced byCharles Shyer
CinematographyDean Cundey
Edited byStephen A. Rotter
Music byAlan Silvestri
Distributed byBuena Vista Pictures Distribution
Release dates
  • July 29, 1998 (1998-07-29) (United States)
  • December 11, 1998 (1998-12-11) (United Kingdom)
Running time
128 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States[2][3]
Budget$15 million[4]
Box office$92.1 million

The Parent Trap is a 1998 American romantic comedy movie co-written and directed by Nancy Meyers, and produced and co-written by Charles Shyer. It is a remake of the 1961 movie of the same name.

Dennis Quaid and Natasha Richardson star as a divorced couple who separated shortly after their identical twin daughters' birth; Lindsay Lohan stars (in her movie debut) as both twins.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Parent Trap: 128 minutes (Starz 01/2010 Schedule, Page 4)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on May 26, 2015. Retrieved November 19, 2017.
  2. "The Parent Trap". AFI Catalog. American Film Institute. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  3. "The Parent Trap (1998)". British Film Institute. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  4. Knott, Matthew Hammett (May 29, 2014). "Heroines of Cinema: These 10 Female Filmmakers Prove Why Hollywood Studios Should Change Their Tune | IndieWire". IndieWire. Retrieved December 25, 2016.
  5. Kawano, Kelley (June 26, 2012). "Let's Get Together: An In-Depth Look at the Ongoing Appeal of Hayley Mills' 'The Parent Trap'". Archived from the original on July 2, 2012. Retrieved November 9, 2014.