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The Change-Up

R| 1 hr. 52 min.

Plot Summary
Once inseparable pals, Dave (Jason Bateman) and Mitch (Ryan Reynolds) have drifted apart over the years. Dave is an overworked lawyer and family man, while Mitch has thus far avoided most of the normal responsibilities of adulthood. Each is envious of the other's life, and following a drunken binge, the men awake to find they have somehow switched bodies. Dave and Mitch soon discover that things are not as rosy as they seemed and try to find a way to return their lives to normal.

Cast: Ryan Reynolds , Jason Bateman , Leslie Mann , Olivia Wilde , Craig Bierko , Gregory Itzin , Alan Arkin , Mircea Monroe

Director: David Dobkin

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Universal Pictures

The Change-Up (2011)

Release Date: August 5th, 2011|1 hr. 52 min.

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  • December 02, 2011 mirysma
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    This movie was an excuse for gratuitous female nudity that didn\'t serve to make the plot any more interesting. As a woman, T and A doesn\'t make me find a movie more enjoyable, and actually only alienates me since there was no male nudity throughout the entirety. The two main characters exhibited nothing but selfish behavior until the last five minutes of the movie, making them totally unlikeable. I\'m glad I didn\'t waste my money at the theater on this one!

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