Keyword: role reversal

Trading Places

Trading Places (1983)

Rated: R Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 06/07/1983
The fabulously wealthy but morally bankrupt Duke brothers make a one-dollar bet over heredity vs. environment. Curious as to what would happen if different lifestyles were reversed, they arrange for impoverished street hustler Billy Ray Valentine to be placed in the lap of luxury. Simultaneously, they strip wealthy Louis Winthorpe III of his identity and wealth. When Billy Ray figures out that...
Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes (1968)

Rated: R Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 01/30/1968
Three astronauts awaken from a cryogenic sleep after crash landing in the distant future on a mysterious planet on which apes are the intelligent, ruling species and humans are mute animals. Hunted and taken prisoner, one astronaut, Taylor, threatens the carefully guarded beliefs of this alien civilization and must fight for his survival.
Swept Away

Swept Away (2002)

Rated: R Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 10/10/2002
Amber is 40, beautiful, rich, spoiled and arrogant beyond measure. Selfish, superficial and childless, she steamrolls her way through life, leaving in her wake an ever-present aura of repressed rage, pungent dissatisfaction and secret longing. Nothing and no one can make this woman happy, including her wealthy but passive husband Tony, a pharmaceutical kingpin. Knowing that his wife is bored by...

The Admirable Crichton (1956)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 11/29/1956
A British butler, Crichton, and the aristocratic family he serves are shipwrecked and stranded on an island. The only person with the skills to survive in this environment, roles are reversed, and Crichton is appointed the group's leader. A romance blooms between Crichton and Lady Mary Loam, but when they are rescued and return to society, all revert to the roles British society has mandated for...