In 1976, Freaky Friday laughed its way into cinemas. The body-swap comedy, based on the children’s book of the same name by Mary Rodgers, told the story of a mother and daughter who trade places, when they find themselves trapped in each other’s’ body.
Upon release, Freaky Friday was a hit with critics and audiences, leading to further iterations of the story. But how many Freaky Friday movies are there?
For all the details and more, keep reading!
The Freaky Friday movies in order
To date there are four entries in the Freaky Friday movie series. The movies were released in the following order:
- Freaky Friday (1976)
- Freaky Friday (1995)
- Freaky Friday (2003)
- Freaky Friday (2018)
Are all of the Freaky Friday movies part of the same series?
The Freaky Friday movies are all standalone tales – with no sequels or spin-offs.
Each film is essentially a new adaptation of Mary Rodgers’ book, updating the body-swap premise for a modern audience.
Are the Freaky Friday movies the work of the same director?
The Freaky Friday movies are the work of multiple directors. Gary Nelson directed Freaky Friday 1976, Melanie Mayron directed Freaky Friday 1995, Mark Waters directed Freaky Friday 2003, and Steve Carr directed Freaky Friday 2018.
Who are the cast of the Freaky Friday movies?
Notable cast members in the Freaky Friday movie series include Jodie Foster, Barbara Harris, John Astin, Shelley Long, Gaby Hoffmann, Drew Carey, Eileen Brennan, Carol Kane, Sandra Bernhard, Jamie Lee Curtis, Lindsay Lohan, Chad Michael Murray, Stephen Tobolowsky, Cozi Zuehlsdorff, Heidi Blickenstaff, and Alex Désert.
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