- Categories:Female, Movie, Marked for deletion
- 144 mins, Body Swap, Body Thief, Magic, Comedy, Fantasy
This entry now marked for deletion - duplicate entry - cj 2008 aug
Young adults' film about a group of college girls; they are very
competitive, to the point of being somewhat catty. An ancient charm
causes one of them to swap bodies with a male small-time thief. The
two are Jessica and Clive Maxtone, played by Rob Schneider and
Rachel McAdams. We don't see much of Clive now that he is in
Jessica's body, although we see that he exploits it for extracting
money from men. Most of the action now follows Jessica in his body,
trying to come to terms with surviving, and then getting her own
There is a clever sequence in the men's lavatory at a club when
Jessica, in his body, is going to urinate. There is an attendant,
excellently played by the laid-back Dick Gregory, who eventually
explains to Jessica how to urinate standing up.
Matt Weinberg plays Jessica's younger brother (called "Booger"
apparently, another British - American language pitfall) who tries
on Jessica's clothes. While Jessica has apparently disappeared, she
is actually working at the house in Clive's body, as a gardener.
S/he spots the boy through the bedroom window and glares at him ...
body language which results in the boy's recognising that the body
swap has taken place.
Melora Hardin is Jessica's mother; she makes sexual advances to
Clive without knowing that it's really Jessica inside his body.
Jessica makes the remark that this is illegal in at least five
originally posted by Eric on 2002-12-21, 3 edits, entryid=3960