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Trading Places THE SETUP A street hustler (Eddie Murphy) switches lifestyles with a Wall Street yuppie (Dan Aykroyd). VINTAGE...Trading PlacesComedyPT118MR THE SETUP A street hustler (Eddie Murphy) switches lifestyles with a Wall Street yuppie (Dan Aykroyd). VINTAGE...2007-06-01Paramount Pictures
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Trading Places

Genre: Comedy; Starring: Dan Aykroyd, Eddie Murphy; Director: John Landis; Runtime (in minutes): 118; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Paramount Pictures

THE SETUP A street hustler (Eddie Murphy) switches lifestyles with a Wall Street yuppie (Dan Aykroyd).

VINTAGE EDDIE Murphy’s Billy Ray insists to the cops he’s a blind, legless Vietnam vet: ”I was in Sang Bang, Dang Gong — I was all over that place…. I was Agent Orange.”

WORTHY EXTRAS? Yes, if only for the one archival promo clip that shows Murphy and Aykroyd, both in their prime, doing dueling old-Jewish-man impressions. A-

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