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The Switch
The Switch
Actors: Jason Bateman, Victor Pagan, Jeff Goldblum
Genres: Comedy, Drama
PG-13     2011     1hr 41min

Jennifer Aniston stars alongside Jason Bateman in this offbeat comedy as Kassie, a smart, fun-loving single woman who, despite her neurotic best friend Wally?s (Bateman) objections, decides it?s time to have a baby ? even ...  more »

Movie Details

Actors: Jason Bateman, Victor Pagan, Jeff Goldblum
Creators: Jennifer Aniston, Juliette Lewis
Genres: Comedy, Drama
Sub-Genres: Romantic Comedies, Love & Romance
Studio: Lions Gate
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen - Dubbed,Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 03/15/2011
Original Release Date: 01/01/2010
Theatrical Release Date: 00/00/2010
Release Year: 2011
Run Time: 1hr 41min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 5
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish

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Member Movie Reviews

William J. (billystan3) from AUBURN, NY
Reviewed on 1/7/2017...
This film has more filthy language in the first five minutes than The Wolf of Wall Street has in its entirety. I am not afraid to talk like a sailor at times, but after watching about 30 minutes of this film I took it out and threw it where it belonged in the round file.
3 of 3 member(s) found this review helpful.
Jennifer D. (jennicat) from ST AUGUSTINE, FL
Reviewed on 12/30/2014...
Very funny and at times emotional movie.
Charlene C. (mccoffield) from SOUTHLAKE, TX
Reviewed on 1/28/2012...
Really enjoyed this movie. Bateman and Aniston are so good together in this oddly funny film, both contributing outstanding performances. The supporting characters are very good, as well, especially Jeff Goldbloom, I think. And I have to give both the writers and the director big kudos, as they did a fine job, especially in their depiction of believable characters with real life challenges.

Bateman and Aniston's characters, Wally and Kassie, have been friends for years. Both in their early thirties and living in New York, Kassie is ready to start a new chapter in her life and become a mother. Wally, a bit neurotic and negative, does not support Kassie in this decision. Kassie finds a sperm donor, gets pregnant and moves back home (out-of-state) to raise her child.

What Kassie doesn't know is that Wally, while drunk at the conception party, spills the donor's sperm and substitutes his own - thus The Switch. Wally doesn't remember doing it, so they both go their separate ways, keeping in touch only through email for the next seven years.

Seven years later, Kassie and her child move back to New York, and things go on from there with their character development, interaction etc. (Don't want to say more and expose any spoilers, but the story-line is fresh, original and entertainling.) A touching and clever film that should make you at least smile a lot, if not laugh out loud.