Dr. Jack Hammond has best chances to become medical superintendent in the clinic. So he's completely absorbed in his work and has no understanding for his teenage son Chris' problems with school. By accident one of them drinks a brain-exchanging serum, and it switches their identities. This leads of course to extraordinary complications in school and at work, but also to insight in the problems and feelings of each other. Written by
Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
Chris and his dad have accidentally changed bodies - but no big deal. Chris gets the Jag and the Gold Card. Dad gets the fake ID and the bio final.
Did You Know?
Initially, it was the story that attracted the principal actors to the project, but It was the creative collaboration that took place during pre-production and filming that made Like Father Like Son
(1987) an unusual film experience for them. Producer David Valdes
said: "When you're given a talent like Dudley Moore
, you want to include his input. Two months before shooting, Dudley was involved in story meetings". Director Rod Daniel
said: "I kept Dudley informed and involved in where I was going with the script because I felt his creativity could help shape the film from its infancy. And he did do that. He was very involved". See more
Multiple members of the crew are reflected off the glazed pictures on the wall when the cleaning lady comes to tell Dudley Moore he is going out for groceries. See more
[Finding out that Jack and Chris have switched places
I do *not* fucking believe this!
Written by Marc Jordan
and Paul DeVilliers
Performed by Marc Jordan
Courtesy of RCA Records See more