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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

1. Dream a Little Dream

One of the most relentlessly annoying movies ever made, Dream a Little Dream is quite clearly the result of an equation - plug popular actors (Coreys Feldman and Haim) into flavor of the month body-switching plot. The particulars of the movie feel they were written and directed in the 11th hour, after all the energy had been spent on marketing.