Trading Places (2007) 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…
Movie on DVD Review

Trading Places (2007)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Jun 05, 2007; DVD Release Date: Jun 05, 2007; Movie Rated: R; Genre: Comedy; With: Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy; 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-

Originally posted May 25, 2007 Published in issue #938 Jun 08, 2007 Order article reprints