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      Trading Places

      R 1983 1h 56m Comedy TRAILER for Trading Places: Teaser Trailer 1 List The Naughty Santas of Cinema The Naughty Santas of Cinema 23:09 Trading Places: Teaser Trailer 1 Trading Places: Teaser Trailer 1 0:58 View more videos
      88% Tomatometer 52 Reviews 85% Audience Score 50,000+ Ratings Upper-crust executive Louis Winthorpe III (Dan Aykroyd) and down-and-out hustler Billy Ray Valentine (Eddie Murphy) are the subjects of a bet by successful brokers Mortimer (Don Ameche) and Randolph Duke (Ralph Bellamy). An employee of the Dukes, Winthorpe is framed by the brothers for a crime he didn't commit, with the siblings then installing the street-smart Valentine in his position. When Winthorpe and Valentine uncover the scheme, they set out to turn the tables on the Dukes. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Buy Now

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      Featuring deft interplay between Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd, Trading Places is an immensely appealing social satire.

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      Wendy Ide Times (UK) Trading Places cushions the social satire of its theme with broad comedy. Mar 15, 2023 Full Review Derek Malcolm Guardian Trading Places, in this of all Hollywood years, is a joy to behold -- clever without being smart, affectionate without being sentimental, They can make movies like they used to after all. Aug 20, 2021 Full Review Yardena Arar Associated Press Landis' direction is deft, but the sparkling performances are the real draw not only by Murphy and Aykroyd but also by Don Ameche and Ralph Bellamy as the meddling oldsters, Denholm Elliott as the gentlemanly servant and Jamie Lee Curtis. Oct 23, 2018 Full Review Fico Cangiano CineXpress Podcast Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd are quite the duo in this funny Christmas film with some strong themes under its hood. [Full review in Spanish] Rated: 3.5/5 Dec 9, 2021 Full Review Allison Rose FlickDirect Since 48 hrs. had yet to be released, Landis and the studio took a big risk casting Murphy, fortunately, the gamble (pun intended) paid off. Rated: 4.5/5 Dec 9, 2020 Full Review Matt Brunson Film Frenzy The two stars (especially Murphy) are terrific, and the supporting cast provides additional flavor. Rated: 3/4 Dec 5, 2020 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Dinos K Great movie, great comedy, great performances. The convenience with which they said the N-word in the 80s, man.... Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 04/20/24 Full Review Aender S So funny it brings tears to the eyes. Especially Eddie Murphy disguised as Cameroonian exchange student joining the party in the train compartment is absolutely brilliant. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 04/11/24 Full Review Chloe A Great movie, well written script and amazing direction. Dan and Eddie do a great job here too in the delivery of their roles. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 03/26/24 Full Review Bill P The movie still holds up as good comedy 40 years later. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/15/24 Full Review Isaac W The unique and clever plot takes the cliche out of the simple premise of a rich man and a poor man trading places. There's also some hilarious scenes and nice tits. One of the best movies I've ever seen. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/04/24 Full Review TWMax65 There were some parts of this movie that were pretty hilarious and Eddie Murphy's charming ability as an actor comes through in every scene he's in. He's a super likable guy and was easily the best thing about this movie. The main issue was that a few things don't hold up any longer and would come across as way too offensive for younger audiences now, plus a bit too many things that are completely nonsense (however, this should be expected from older comedy movies if you're going to check them out). In all, Eddie Murphy is the saving grace for this one, and maybe Jamie Lee Curtis. I had a hard time believing it was her but it was! Rated 3 out of 5 stars 01/02/24 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis Upper-crust executive Louis Winthorpe III (Dan Aykroyd) and down-and-out hustler Billy Ray Valentine (Eddie Murphy) are the subjects of a bet by successful brokers Mortimer (Don Ameche) and Randolph Duke (Ralph Bellamy). An employee of the Dukes, Winthorpe is framed by the brothers for a crime he didn't commit, with the siblings then installing the street-smart Valentine in his position. When Winthorpe and Valentine uncover the scheme, they set out to turn the tables on the Dukes.
      Director
      John Landis
      Producer
      Aaron Russo
      Screenwriter
      Timothy Hyde Harris, Herschel Weingrod
      Production Co
      Cinema Group Ventures, Paramount Pictures
      Rating
      R
      Genre
      Comedy
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Sep 6, 2016
      Runtime
      1h 56m
      Aspect Ratio
      Flat (1.85:1)
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