Freaky Friday

Synopsis: Schoolgirl Annabel is hassled by her mother, and Mrs. Andrews is annoyed with her daughter, Annabel. They each think that the other has an easy life. On a normal Friday morning, each complain about the other and wish she could have the easy life of her daughter/mother for just one day and their wishes come true as a bit of magic puts Annabel in Mrs. Andrews' body and vice versa. They each have a Freaky Friday.
Director(s): Gary Nelson
Production: Disney
 
IMDB:
6.3
Metacritic:
51
Rotten Tomatoes:
68%
G
Year:
1976
95 min
3,031 Views


(music) I'd like to be you

for a day (music)

(music) I'd like to be you

for a day (music)

(music) I'd like to be you

for a day (music)

(music) I'd like to be you

for a day (music)

(music) I'd like to be you

for a day (music)

(music) I'd like to climb

into the dreams you hide (music)

(music) To know the grown-up

and the child inside (music)

(music) Whatever makes you smile (music)

(music) I'd like to see it (music)

(music) Go ahead and free it (music)

(music) I'd like to be you

for a day (music)

(music) I'd like to be you

for a day (music)

(music) Are you excited

by electric trains? (music)

(music) And kind of lonely

every time it rains? (music)

(music) To stare out

through your eyes (music)

(music) Would start revealing

all the things you're feeling (music)

(music) What's on your mind

when you hear a tune (music)

(music) Or ride a toy balloon? (music)

(music) Just let me look,

let me read your book (music)

(music) And learn it (music)

(music) Loving every page

as I turn it (music)

(music) I'd like to be you

for a day (music)

(music) I'd like to be you

for a day (music)

(music) There's so much more

I need to understand (music)

(music) It's not enough

to simply hold your hand (music)

(music) And hear

the words you say (music)

(music) I want to touch you (music)

(music) I want to reach you (music)

(music) In every single way (music)

(music) I'd like to be you

for a day (music)

(music) To put you back

on the track (music)

(music) When you go astray (music)

(music) I'd like to be you

for a day (music)

(music) To know your aims (music)

(music) And to share the games

that you play (music)

(music) I'd like to be you

for a day (music)

(music) I'd like to be you

for a day (music)

(music) I'd like to be you

for a day (music)

ANNABEL:

You're not gonna believe me.

Nobody in their right minds

could believe me.

But it's true.

Really, it is.

At exactly 8:
15 this morning...

No, wait.

Let me start back further.

My name is Annabel Andrews.

This is my room.

I like it this way.

You don't have to look

for anything.

[Alarm buzzing]

MAN:

Good morning.

It's Friday the 13th.

Ready?

ANNABEL:

No way.

And this is me.

Born in Mountview Hospital

Give or take a month.

Female, blond.

Natural, of course.

Blue eyes.

Height about 5'2".

I don't remember what I weigh,

but I'm watching it.

Which my mother says

is ridiculous

because I'm not mature

in my figure yet.

Mmm...

Maybe by summer, though.

[Sighs]

Gross.

I have one little brother.

Look at him.

Gorgeous hair,

gorgeous teeth,

gorgeous eyes,

gorgeous eyelashes.

He's what you call neat.

Not neat terrific.

Neat neat.

He is so neat it's revolting.

He only does it to show me up.

A goody-goody, you know?

A perfect person and a creep.

His name is Ben,

but I call him...

Ape Face!

Will you get out of here?

Don't come busting in

without knocking.

It's time for breakfast.

So? Come on, beat it.

Get out of here.

I am.

You'll be late for school.

So what do I care?

Actually, I care.

I mean, school is okay.

I got friends, sports.

Yesterday I was made captain

for today's playoff game.

Kind of neat, huh?

I'm also pretty good on water.

We got a super water-ski club.

And we're gonna put on

a real aquacade for my dad.

Oh, yeah, about my parents.

William Waring Andrews.

Well, 5' 11. 5".

The hair's too short,

but I've seen worse.

All in all,

a fantastically cool person.

(music) My, oh, my

what a wonderful... (music)

He's with Joffert and Jennings.

Public relations.

And the most beautiful person

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