• R, 1 hr. 58 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    John Landis
    In Theaters:
    Jun 1, 1983 Wide
    On DVD:
    Sep 24, 2002
  • Paramount Pictures

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Trading Places Reviews

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Janet Maslin
New York Times
Top Critic IconTop Critic

[A] shrewd but very likable movie.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4/5

August 30, 2004
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Enjoyable star comedy with pleasant performances.

| Original Score: 4/5

July 19, 2004
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

Funny and clever, even though its celebration of 80s-era greed has aged poorly.

| Original Score: 4/5

April 23, 2004
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views

Murphy and Akyroyd are two comedians in their prime.

Full Review Source: Movie Views

December 1, 2003
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A thoroughly entertaining romp with its lampooning of social snobbery

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

July 23, 2003
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

what you might imagine a Frank Capra film would be like if it were reimagined for the Reagan era and starring a couple of stand-out comedians from Saturday Night Live

Full Review Source: Q Network Film Desk | Original Score: 3/4

October 15, 2002
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

An altogether hilarious concoction that features Dan Aykroyd at his strongest, Eddie Murphy at his freewheeling funniest, and director John Landis at the absolute top of his game.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 4.5/5

October 7, 2002
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

Murphy and Aykroyd at the top of their game

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 4/5

September 14, 2002

This is one of the best comedies of the 1980s, featuring a cast at the height of their powers.

Full Review Source: BBC.com | Original Score: 4/5

June 13, 2001
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

| Original Score: 4/5

October 3, 2007
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

| Original Score: 2/5

October 9, 2005
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 3/5

August 2, 2005
Sarah Chauncey
Reel.com

| Original Score: 4/5

June 8, 2004
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

| Original Score: 3/5

March 30, 2004
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central

| Original Score: 3/5

January 12, 2004
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

| Original Score: 2/5

November 13, 2003
Mark Palermo
Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

| Original Score: 4/5

January 30, 2003
Brian J. Arthurs
Beach Reporter (Southern California)

| Original Score: 4/5

October 4, 2002
Jason Clark
Matinee Magazine

| Original Score: 4/5

September 18, 2002
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 3/5

August 29, 2002
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