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Trading Faces: 10 Body-Switching Movies
David Bax , April 17th, 2009 03:36

As the insipid-looking Zach Efron vehicle 17 Again threatens to invade our cinemas, David Bax from the Battleship Pretension podcast looks back on the often overlooked (and rightly so) body-switching film genre.


Bad Body-Switching

3. Face/Off

Not a full-body swap, but this truly terrible film makes up for that by ratcheting up the other genre staples. Preposterousness and overacting are the backbone of this movie. It also remains notable as they film that proved that Broken Arrow wasn't a fluke. John Woo had really lost it.