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Trading Places (1983)

R   |    |  Comedy


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A snobbish investor and a wily street con artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.

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Director:

John Landis

Writers:

Timothy Harris, Herschel Weingrod

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11 December 2005 | Cube_TX
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| Murphy and Aykroyd at their best
Could this movie honestly have been any more funny? I saw it again, as I have repeatedly for years, and still laughed. My new son had never seen it before and liked it as well. Murphy was at the top of his game back then and Aykroyd is the perfect snob-class elitist. Some of these jokes are so timeless that I still refer to them from time-to-time and they STILL get laughs, both from people who have and haven't seen this film.

Yes, the jokes are a bit dated and somewhat slapstick, but this was a sign of the times. Most 80s comedies were full of slapstick moments. Jamie Lee Curtis was at the height of her sexy image and I'd forgotten how well she'd played her role. The late Don Ameche is so animated that it played perfectly into the mood of the film.

You can find this film in the bargain bin of most stores these days. I saw it for sale for only $5.50. It's worth owning.

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