Freaky Friday (1976)

Last Updated on: October 4th, 2022

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing movie Freaky Friday (1976) including casting, reviews, fun facts and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!

Freaky Friday (1976) Description

Freaky Friday (1976 Movie)Tomboyish and free-spirited Annabel switches bodies with her straitlaced mother, Ellen and suddenly finds herself responsible for running the entire household. In turn, Ellen, now in her daughter’s body, faces the daunting challenges of school, including a typing test, field hockey competition, and much more!



Freaky Friday (1976) Fun Facts

  • Freaky Friday is based on the novel by Mary Rodgers of the same name.
  • Freaky Friday has been remade twice with a third coming to The Disney Channel in August 2018.


Freaky Friday (1976) Cast:
  • Barbara Harris: Ellen Andrews
  • Jodie Foster: Annabel Andrews
  • John Astin: Mr. Bill Andrews
  • Patsy Kelly: Mrs. Schmauss
  • Dick Van Patten: Harold Jennings
  • Vicki Schreck: Virginia
  • Sorrell Booke: Mr. Dilk, the Principal
  • Sparky Marcus: Ben Andrews
  • Marc McClure: Boris Harris


Freaky Friday (1976) Crew:
  • Director: Gary Nelson
  • Producer: Ron Miller
  • Writer: Mary Rodgers


Freaky Friday (1976) Details

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  • Year Released: 1976
  • Type of Movie: Live-Action
  • Box Office: $25.9 million
  • Awards: Nominated Golden Globe
  • IMDB Link

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