It Takes Two (1995) Movie poster and book cover compared.

It Takes Two

Andy Tennant, 1995

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Lottie and Lisa
Erich Kästner, 1949

It Takes Two is a movie directed by Andy Tennant in 1995 and inspired by the book Lottie and Lisa by Erich Kästner, first published in 1949. The movie features Kirstie Alley, Steve Guttenberg, Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Philip Bosco, Jane Sibbett, and others.

What users say

“The book is better than the movie”

But the movie is worth watching.

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RATING

5.9

/ 10

Movie Poster: It Takes Two (Andy Tennant, 1995)

8.2

/ 10

Book Cover: Lottie and Lisa (Erich Kästner, 1949)

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Storyline

Amanda Lemmon is a 9-year-old orphan, and she is about to be adopted by the Butkises, a family known to collect kids. While at summer camp, Amanda meets an identical girl named Alyssa Callaway, who has come home from boarding school, only to find that her wealthy father, Roger, the camp’s owner, is about to marry Clarice Kensington, an overbearing self-centered gold-digging socialite.

Movie vs Book

Poster of It Takes Two, the 1995 movie by Andy Tennant

Year

1995

Minutes

101

Movie Rate

5.90

Source: IMDb

Movie

It Takes Two

Country: USA

Year: 1995

Length: 1h41m

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Cover of Lottie and Lisa, the 1949 book by Erich Kästner

Year

1949

Pages

136

Book Rate

8.26

S: Goodreads

Book

Lottie and Lisa

Original title: Das doppelte Lottchen

Country: Germany

First published in: 1949

Length: 136 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the book

Movie poster
The Parent Trap (1961)
Movie by David Swift
Movie poster
The Parent Trap (1998)
Movie by Nancy Meyers

User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of It Takes Two, the 1995 movie by Andy Tennant

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Cover of Lottie and Lisa, the 1949 book by Erich Kästner

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7 VOTES

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movie

IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of It Takes Two, the 1995 movie by Andy Tennant

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30% No

7 votes

3 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Lottie and Lisa, the 1949 book by Erich Kästner

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27% No

8 votes

3 votes

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