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5 Nice Physique-Swap Comedies That Aren’t ‘Massive’

They are saying you by no means understand how another person lives till you stroll a mile of their footwear, and due to the rising catalog of body-swap movies, we’ve been in a position to see that maxim play out on the large display screen for many years now. These movies are sometimes crammed with journeys of self-discovery or classes about different folks’s lived experiences. For instance, in Penny Marshall’s body-swap basic Massive, we start to know the drawbacks of accelerating one’s personal life to change into an grownup as rapidly as doable. 

However regardless of all the intense points these movies convey to the desk, body-swap films are virtually at all times comedies — it’s simply too humorous of a premise to be the rest. To that finish, listed below are 5 comedies which may be smaller than Massive, however are nonetheless excellent (and hilarious) installments of the style… 


Christopher Landon, who has written his fair proportion of Paranormal Actions and can take a stab on the subsequent Scream, found out the easiest way for a serial killer to cover in plain sight — as a teenage lady. Freaky is a mix of Freaky Friday and Landon’s personal Completely satisfied Dying Day and sees the Blissfield Butcher and his newest sufferer unintentionally swap our bodies due to a magical dagger. 

13 Happening 30

Jennifer Garner had some huge footwear to fill with 13 Happening 30, and for a complete technology of younger women, she was wildly profitable. The movie, which follows a wish-fulfillment premise like Massive, stars Garner and Christa B. Allen as two variations of Jenna Rink, a younger lady who simply desires to develop up already. Her want is the movie’s command, and Garner takes the reins as 30-year-old Jenna with a 13-year-old mindset. Very similar to Massive, Jenna winds up regretting her want and simply desires to be a child once more.

All of Me

A half of a physique swapped continues to be a physique swap on this Nineteen Eighties comedy starring Lily Tomlin and Steve Martin. The cheekily-titled All of Me facilities on a bedridden lady’s dying want to have her soul transferred into the physique of a younger lady vigorous. Sadly for Edwina, a mishap ends in her soul ending up within the left facet of her lawyer’s physique. Thus begins a heartwarming tug-of-war performed masterfully by Tomlin and Martin that takes their characters from enemies to associates and possibly extra — so so long as Edwina will get a physique of her personal.

Heaven Can Wait

When the quarterback of the Los Angeles Rams (Warren Beatty) is prematurely killed due to an overzealous guardian angel, he’s compelled to simply accept a physique that’s not fairly as Tremendous Bowl-ready because the one he was used to. Once more, not a conventional body-swap state of affairs, however there's a switch of souls (two, actually), and the movie was so good that it led to Beatty being the primary and solely particular person to obtain Oscar nominations for producing, directing, performing and writing a single movie.

Freaky Friday (2003)

A physique swap so good, it’s been executed thrice. Whereas 2003’s Freaky Friday isn’t the primary time that Mary Rodgers’ novel of the identical title was tailored for the large display screen, it’s actually the movie that holds probably the most water out of the lot. Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan play a mom and daughter who couldn’t be extra completely different — that's, till a magical fortune cookie makes them get up dwelling life as the opposite. The movie is held in such excessive regard by a complete technology of once-angsty teenagers that Curtis and Lohan introduced that they’re engaged on reuniting for a good freakier Friday sooner or later. 


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