Trading Places

Lists: Comedy, Christmas movies

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

Overall Ranking: 1034 (Rank from 1983: # 6)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 14.29%
Regular 85.71%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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David Baruffi88
Mark Chapman80
Patrick Devitt80
Dave Examines Movies78(full review)
Damon Schneider78(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest77
Bryan Lienesch72 - It's funny. Just not the kind of funny where you laugh out loud.

People Involved

  • Eddie Murphy (Billy Ray Valentine)
  • Dan Aykroyd (Louis Winthorpe III)
  • Jamie Lee Curtis (Ophelia)
  • Denholm Elliott (Coleman)
  • Ralph Bellamy (Randolph Duke)
  • Don Ameche (Mortimer Duke)
  • Paul Gleason (Clarence Beeks)
  • Kristin Holby (Penelope Witherspoon)
  • John Landis (Director)