The Switch

The Switch

DVD - 2011
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Kassie, a smart, fun-loving single woman, despite her neurotic best friend Wally's objections, decides it's time to have a baby, even if it means doing it herself, with a little help from a charming sperm donor. But, unbeknownst to her, Kassie's plans go awry because of a last-minute switch that isn't discovered until seven years later, when Wally gets acquainted with Kassie's cute, though slightly neurotic, son.
Publisher: [United States] : Lions Gate Entertainment, 2011
Branch Call Number: DVD SWITCH
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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AngelaUrsery
Jul 11, 2015

Both Bateman and Anniston are like spackle when the storyline is as full of holes as this one. Both of the leads are excellent at what they do: Anniston the perpetually-aging and concerned White woman with the casual attitude barely concealing the heart of gold; Bateman the slighty-nerdy, smart (signalled, in nearly all his films, by his character being in the financial industry) yet loveable White guy.
This heart of this film--that is, "the switch"--is such a massive hole that the two of them need all of their spackling ability to make it work. It doesn't, unfortunately. Their performances (even with the addition of Jeff Goldblum playing, well, Jeff Goldblum), the serviceable (though cheap-feeling) production, and the occasional well-written line can'tkeep this afloat.

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JOSEPH SARDO
Jul 01, 2015

If you can put up with its - for lack of a better term - stupidity, it is a nice movie to watch

bears1985 Jun 14, 2014

Good date coues movie fantasy love story

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RonNasty64
Jan 17, 2014

So-so. There was absolutely no chemistry between Kassie and Wally, and the predictable ending made no sense. Why did she change her mind?

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bunnytoes
May 08, 2013

Really sweet and funny. Loved Jason Bateman and the kid together. Loved the opening scene with Jason Bateman standing on the street corner...

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kathryn3520
Apr 16, 2013

Great movie! Loved Jason, Jennifer, Juliette, and Jeff as usual, and the kid was so cute. Although the ending was predictable it was so cute and absolutely perfect!

kevfarley Apr 03, 2013

Predictable and soothing. ( The peview tells all !) Anston is cute. the child is charming !

bookgeek101 Jan 09, 2013

A very good movie! I didn't see it as a romance, though. It was more 'father-son' love. I loved it and I want to buy it!

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neonkc
Dec 20, 2012

very good

I really like this movie. I really like Jennifer Aniston, and she was quite good in this movie. Jason Bateman was excellent, and Sebastian made me crack up a lot. It's pretty good and I recommend it for date night, girl's night or for couples. Well done romantic-comedy.

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kathryn3520
Apr 16, 2013

kathryn3520 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

bookgeek101 Jan 09, 2013

bookgeek101 thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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bookgeek101 Jan 09, 2013

Coarse Language: A bit of swears, and Willy almost swears in front of the little boy. But the swears aren't noticable.

bookgeek101 Jan 09, 2013

Sexual Content: Not really sexual, but they talk about sexual things.

bookgeek101 Jan 09, 2013

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Sebastian talks about wanting a father. They share an intimate scene talking about his photo frame collection.

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alexandermorr
Oct 11, 2012

so predictable a plot, but a little bit humorous

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