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Trading Places

  R Closed Captioning

John Landis

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Plot Summary

The fun begins when the rich and greedy Duke Brothers (Don Ameche and Ralph Bellamy) wager a bet over whether born loser Valentine (Eddie Murphy) could become as successful as the priggish Winthorpe (Dan Akroyd) if circumstances were reversed. The Dukes have the money to make this happen, but when Valentine and Winthorpe catch on they arrange for a rich and riotous payback!

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews

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88%
  • Reviews Counted: 41
  • Fresh: 36
  • Rotten: 5
  • Average Rating: 7.2/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: [A] shrewd but very likable movie. – Janet Maslin, New York Times, Jul 16, 2008

Fresh: Trading Places also makes Eddie Murphy a force to be reckoned with. – Richard Schickel, TIME Magazine, Jun 24, 2010

Fresh: Trading Places is a light romp geared up by the schtick shifted by Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy. – Variety Staff, Variety, Jul 7, 2010

Fresh: What's most visible in the movie is the engaging acting. Murphy and Aykroyd are perfect foils for each other. – Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times, Jul 7, 2010

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Customer Reviews

Fantastic Film, Horrible Price!

First off, I am a huge fan of this film and I suggest everyone to purchase it on DVD for only $5.00 or less from your local walmart or target etc. There is no way in hell that I'll pay $10 to download this on iTunes. It's really bollocks to charge that much for this when you can have an actual hard-copy on DVD for less but I guess if you like less clutter then by all means purchase this on iTunes!

Great movie!

this is one of my all-time favorite movies! I'm so glad to see it on itunes!! its great!!!

Definitely within the top 25 Greatest Comedies of all Time!!

Eddie Murphys best movie or contribution to a movie ever, period!

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  • $14.99
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Released: 1983

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