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10 Movies About Becoming a Grown-up

Freaky Friday (G, 1976; PG, 2003)

With this movie, you can choose from two versions -- the original 1976 with Jody Foster and Barbara Harris, or the 2003 remake with Lindsey Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis. The basic plot is that mother and 15-year-old daughter switch bodies. The point is that each badly needs to understand the challenges of the other's life -- so the daughter spends a Friday as a working mom, and the mother has to endure a day back in high school. The 2003 version provides parents with a glimpse into the chaotic, stressful lives that today's teens face.