Switching Channels


Release Date: March 5, 1988

Status: Released

Running time: 1h 45m

Content Rating: PG

Budget: $18,000,000

Revenue: $9,129,999

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An eleventh-hour story is being courted.

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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 received mixed reviews from critics.It is available on DVD in Regions 2 and 4. It is also available as a burn-on-demand DVD-R in Region 1.

Filming Locations.

Chicago, United States of America · Miami, United States of America · Toronto, Canada
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