Mar 04, 1988 · Switching Channels. PG | 1h 45min | Comedy, Crime | 4 March 1988 (USA) 0:31 | Trailer. 1 VIDEO | 37 IMAGES. A television news chief courts his anchorwoman ex-wife with an eleventh-hour story.
- Ted Kotcheff
- 31 sec
Switching Channels is a 1988 American comedy film remake of the 1928 play The Front Page, the 1931 film of the same name, and the 1940 film His Girl Friday. It stars Kathleen Turner as Christy Colleran, Burt Reynolds as John L. Sullivan IV, Christopher Reeve as Blaine Bingham, Ned Beatty as Roy Ridnitz, Henry Gibson as Ike Roscoe, and George Newbern as Sigenthaler. The film was notorious for its harsh infighting between Reynolds and Turner during filming. The film was a box office failure and re
Switching Channels ( 153 ) IMDb 6.0 1 h 44 min 1988 PG TV reporter Turner tries to quit her job to marry wealthy Reeve, but her boss (and ex-husband) Reynolds isn't going to give her up so easily.
Switching Channels is the third remake of "The Front Page" (the second being "His Girl Friday") Not perhaps to the same high standards but still very amusing.
The basic mechanics of the original Hecht-MacArthur story are still sound, and Switching Channels is true to the obsessive-compulsive hostility that is the fuel for all good reporters.
“The Front Page” was filmed again by Billy Wilder in 1974, with Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau, and now here is Ted Kotcheff ’s 1988 version, titled “Switching Channels” and starring Burt Reynolds, Kathleen Turner and Christopher Reeve. It’s not as good as “His Girl Friday,” but it’s comparable to the others.
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Released March 5th, 1988, 'Switching Channels' stars Kathleen Turner, Burt Reynolds, Christopher Reeve, Ned Beatty The PG movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 45 min, and received a user score of 60...