Skip to Content. Hidden beneath all of the crude comedy is the message that if you take a hard look at your life, you'll see areas that need improvement and should take the opportunity to better yourself and love your family and friends. Dave is hardworking, but he takes his life for granted -- especially his wife. He also envies his single and responsibility-free friend too much. Mitch isn't a role model at all except for the fact that he can somehow remember details about Dave's life that even his best friend can't recall. When Mitch is stuck in Dave's body, the twins end up wielding a knife, almost sticking their hand in a blender, etc.
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It received negative reviews from critics. In Atlanta, Dave is married with three kids, while his friend Mitch is single and at his sexual prime. After getting drunk at a bar, Mitch and Dave urinate into a fountain, simultaneously wishing they had each other's lives. The next morning, Mitch and Dave realize they have switched bodies.
Leslie Mann , who plays wife to Jason Bateman and at times Ryan Reynolds inside Jason Bateman — try to keep that straight in the new R-rated body-switching movie, The Change-Up , sat down with SheKnows to talk about baring her chest, seeing Jason Bateman naked and kissing the sexiest man alive. Leslie Mann: I guess in real life that would be fun, huh? But the boys did such a good job of switching and playing the other one, so that made it lot easier. It was kind of hard to follow at times. Or, anyone who is really close with Ryan Gosling.
Everyone from Steve Martin to Lindsay Lohan has done it. It distinguishes itself from the others by not particularly distinguished means: a headlong rush to an R rating. Mitch is an idiot who swears incessantly; every other word out of his mouth begins with f. No one swears as gratuitously as Mitch unless he or she has a disorder. The movie takes what is a fleeting pleasure — seeing the typically straitlaced Bateman use that word even around children — and makes it a lingering and boring theme.