MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 8,330 this week

Switch (I) (2011)

6.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.3/10 from 2,102 users  
Reviews: 8 user | 27 critic

In Montreal, the unemployed fashion designer Sophie Malaterre is summoned by Claire Maras to show her work to her boss. When Sophie arrives in the company, Clare apologizes and tells that ... See full summary »

Writers:

(scenario), (adaptation), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 42 titles
created 21 Aug 2011
 
a list of 21 titles
created 31 Mar 2012
 
a list of 21 titles
created 27 Aug 2012
 
a list of 24 titles
created 27 Nov 2012
 
a list of 31 titles
created 04 Jan 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Switch" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Switch (2011)

Switch (2011) on IMDb 6.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Switch.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

La liste (TV Movie 2009)
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Director: Christian Faure
Stars: Eric Cantona, Stéphan Guérin-Tillié, Claire Borotra
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Eric, a football fanatic postman whose life is descending into crisis, receives some life coaching from the famously philosophical Eric Cantona.

Director: Ken Loach
Stars: Steve Evets, Eric Cantona, Stephanie Bishop
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A chronicle of a group of friends in rural France in 1918. Garris and Riton live in Marais, a quiet region along the banks of Loire river. Riton is afflicted with a bad-tempered wife and ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Becker
Stars: Jacques Villeret, Jacques Gamblin, André Dussollier
Switch (1991)
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A sexist, chauvinist pig gets his just desserts when his angry ex-girlfriends murder him and he is reincarnated as a woman.

Director: Blake Edwards
Stars: Ellen Barkin, Jimmy Smits, JoBeth Williams
Emma Fire (2009)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
Director: David Latreille
Stars: Karine Vanasse
Phase 7 (2011)
Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Inside a quarantined apartment building a man must protect his pregnant wife from his new neighbors.

Director: Nicolás Goldbart
Stars: Daniel Hendler, Jazmín Stuart, Yayo Guridi
Lightning Bug (2004)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A drama/thriller, set in the South, about a young boy who longs to escape the misery of his childhood and the misunderstanding of his hometown. A gifted, self-taught, special effects ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Hall
Stars: Bret Harrison, Laura Prepon, Kevin Gage
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Mousten, Momo and Abdelkrim spend their time letting their lives slip by. Until the day they discover an auditions advertisement in a porn magazine. From their standpoint of no girls and no... See full summary »

Director: Franck Gastambide
Stars: Medi Sadoun, Franck Gastambide, Jib Pocthier
Switch I (2007)
Action | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Mikkel (15) lives a good life with his mother in Oslo. Here he has heaps of friends and spends most of his day on a skateboard. When his mum gets a new job, Mikkel has to move to a small ... See full summary »

Director: Ole Martin Hafsmo
Stars: Ida Elise Broch, Espen Klouman-Høiner, Hilde Lyrån
I'm Yours (2011)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A road movie romance that conjures a heady concoction of free love and end of the world conspiracy.

Director: Leonard Farlinger
Stars: Rossif Sutherland, Karine Vanasse, Don McKellar
Director: Laurent Laffargue
Stars: Eric Cantona, Céline Sallette, Sergi López
Angle mort (2011)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

The relationship between Eric and Stephanie is floundering. They decide to leave for the Republic of Santiago to visit the famous ruins. Once there, they learn that a serial killer rages on steep roads of the region, eliminating drunk drivers.

Director: Dominic James
Stars: Karine Vanasse, Sébastien Huberdeau, Peter Miller
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Damien Forgeat
Mehdi Nebbou ...
Stéphane Defer
...
Delors (as Aurélien Recoing de la Comédie Française)
...
Bénédicte Serteaux
...
Verdier
...
Claire Maras
Niseema Theillaud ...
Alice Serteaux (as Niseema)
Sophie Faucher ...
Marianne Malaterre
Stéphan Guérin-Tillié ...
3ème de groupe
Sarah Pebereau ...
4ème de groupe
Karim Saleh ...
Kourosh
Cyril Lecomte ...
Koskas
Ludovic Schoendoerffer ...
Le légiste
Maurice Bitsch ...
Le dentiste
Edit

Storyline

In Montreal, the unemployed fashion designer Sophie Malaterre is summoned by Claire Maras to show her work to her boss. When Sophie arrives in the company, Clare apologizes and tells that her boss is on vacation and will return only two months later. Clare invites Sophie to have lunch with her and tells Sophie about the website switch.com, where it is possible to switch houses with a stranger for vacation. Sophie seeks an apartment in Paris nearby the Eiffel Tower that belongs to Bénédicte Serteaux and they change apartments. Sophie arrives in Paris on Saturday morning and has a dream day riding a bicycle through the touristic area. However, on the next morning, policemen break in the apartment and arrest Sophie while she is having a bath. Detective Damien Forgeat interrogates Sophie believing that she is Bénédicte and she learns that a beheaded body was found in her room. Further, all the evidences of her life has been deleted and she can not prove that she is Sophie. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

6 July 2011 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Csere.com  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

, ,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Director Frédéric Schoendoerffer and author Jean-Christophe Grangé had been wanting to work together for ten years and were just about to shoot an adaptation of Grangé's sixth novel, "Le Serment des Limbes", when they decided to pen an original story instead. See more »

Goofs

The camera is not turned on when Sophie takes pictures of the house; a close-up shows the camera lens fully closed. See more »

Connections

References Splice (2009) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Too good to be true?
1 December 2012 | by See all my reviews

The premise itself is anything but new, so you won't (or shouldn't) be too surprised when the story kicks in. Of course if you don't shut off your brain (as the main character apparently did here), you will have some issues with some of the decisions she makes. Or rather doesn't make, which is more than unfortunate. But if you don't really care about the logic, this will be a tension filled thriller.

The lead performance is good (again not accounting for internal logic) and it Cantona sort of plays a Tommy Lee Jones inspired character. But softer if you can believe that (I know). A nice little french thriller that is decent enough to watch then


5 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Everybody's lazy snapcoyote
king eric?! inojkd
Discuss Switch (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?