The Switch

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"The most unexpected comedy ever conceived."
  • PG-13
  • 2010
  • 1 hr 41 min
  • 6.1  (112,633)
  • 52

The Switch is a romantic comedy film released in 2010. It stars Jennifer Aniston as Kassie, a single woman who decides to have a baby through artificial insemination. Jason Bateman plays her best friend Wally, who has secretly been in love with her for years. Patrick Wilson plays Roland, the handsome donor who Kassie chooses to father her child.

The movie opens as Kassie and Wally are preparing for her insemination party. Wally is reluctant to attend the party and wants Kassie to reconsider her decision. However, she is determined to go through with it and Wally reluctantly agrees to go. At the party, Wally gets drunk and accidentally destroys Roland's sperm sample, so he substitutes his own semen in a drunken stupor, without telling Kassie.

Seven years later, Kassie moves back to New York City with her son Sebastian (Thomas Robinson). Wally and Kassie have lost touch over the years, but she reaches out to him and they rekindle their friendship. Wally meets Sebastian, who bears a striking resemblance to him, and begins to suspect that he may actually be the boy's father.

As Wally struggles with his feelings for Kassie and Sebastian, he must decide whether or not to reveal the truth about his role in Sebastian's conception. Along the way, he discovers that love and family can come from unexpected places.

The Switch explores themes of friendship, love, and the challenges of parenthood. The film is a heartwarming and humorous story that follows the lives of its characters as they navigate their relationships and deal with the unexpected twists and turns that life throws their way.

Jennifer Aniston delivers a strong performance as Kassie, a determined and independent woman who wants to have a child on her own terms. Her chemistry with Jason Bateman is palpable, as the two actors have a natural rapport that brings the characters to life. Bateman brings his signature brand of dry wit to the role of Wally, and his comic timing is perfect throughout the film. Patrick Wilson also shines as Roland, the attractive but ultimately flawed donor who complicates Kassie's life.

The Switch is not just a romantic comedy, but a story about the journey of self-discovery and the importance of true friendship. It teaches us that sometimes the people who are the closest to us are the ones who we take for granted the most, and that we should cherish the relationships in our lives that matter the most.

Overall, The Switch is a great movie that delivers a lot of laughs and heartwarming moments. It is a must-see for fans of romantic comedies and anyone who appreciates a good story about friendship and family.

The Switch is a 2010 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 41 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.1 and a MetaScore of 52.

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    1 hr 41 min
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    6.1  (112,633)
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