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  • Summary: An updated version of the 1976 film about a mother and daughter who wake up one freaky Friday to find themselves inside each other's body.
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  1. Positive: 29 out of 36
  2. Negative: 0 out of 36
  1. A funny, shrewd, no-bull family comedy about the relationship between mothers and teenage daughters that allows Curtis the comedian to remember her days as a slinky starlet while making use of her wisdom as the mother of an adolescent girl herself.
  2. Cheerful, energetic and on the money.
  3. The new "Freaky" plays the obvious gags in ways both surprising and imaginative.
  4. 70
    Even though this is a light, cheerful picture about family relationships, it never feels overplayed -- its tone is bright without being garish. And it moves breezily.
  5. 67
    There’s enough intelligence and wit here to sustain your interest, especially when Curtis and Lohan are in peak form. They put the freak in this Freaky Friday.
  6. The performances, of a higher order than the film's cheesy script and double-cheese direction, are the reasons to see the picture. A reason not to: the means by which parent and child trade bodies.
  7. 50
    There's so much EFFORT here to convince us of the switcheroo (already one of Hollywood's oldest ploys) that we soon weary of it.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 32 out of 37
  2. Negative: 4 out of 37
  1. Sep 9, 2014
    Realmente um excelente filme. Divertido, descontraído, aborda várias questões sem perder seu humor impecável. Lindsay Lohan estava bem naquela época, e interpretou a personagem muito bem. Esse filme merece aplausos. Expand
  2. lindsayg.
    Nov 6, 2005
    I think that freaky friday was the best show that I've seen lindsay lohan be in! EVERYONE should like it! do you?
  3. Aug 14, 2012
    An excellent movie that shows precisely the conflict of the relationship between parents and children. And what child ever wished that his father was in his place so he could see what it is? Or even the opposite. A great film with good performances and an excellent script. Expand
  4. Apr 3, 2012
    This was just a cool movie. The script was seriously funny and the acting was good. It was kind of a wild ride. It certainly appeals to everybody. Lindsay was good, but Jamie Lee Curtis was just hilarious. Expand
  5. Mar 24, 2013
    Although the characters looked nothing like they were from 1984 (which was when the film took place), Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan give everyone plenty of laughs as their characters switch bodies momentarily and they have to figure out how to live the opposite's way of life the hard way. Mark Harmon is among the cast. Expand
  6. Apr 3, 2012
    Another dumb comedy involving Lindsay Lohan. It has a lame story involving dumb scenes between the characters. We have seen these kinds of movies before. Very perdictable. Collapse
  7. Sep 29, 2013
    The remake of Freaky Friday is terrible, crude, and contributes nothing extra to the movie everyone loved in '76. The casting of the two leads is a mistake, and the script is unfunny and uncomfortable. Watch the original, which is actually a good movie. Expand

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