Body Exchange Movies

List of the best body exchange movies selected by visitors to our site: Freaky, The Stand In, Every Day, Hello Oksana Sokolova!, Husband & Wife, In and Out, Because I Love You, Kelinka is also a human, Fullmetal Alchemist, Nine Lives
In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Freaky (2020)
Markimdb: 6.9
CharactersSerial killers
PlotBody exchange

A mystical, ancient dagger causes a notorious serial killer to magically switch bodies with a 17-year-old girl.

The Stand In (2020)
Markimdb: 4.5
CharactersActors, Celebrities, Doubles
PlotRivalry, Body exchange

When ordered to serve a year in rehab, actress Candy hires her on-set stand-in to take her place. The unassuming woman flips the script and steals her identity, career and boyfriend in this hilarious comedy about trading places.

Every Day (2018)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CharactersTeens, Sisters
PlotLove, Supernatural, Body exchange, Ghosts
StyleRomantic, To cry, Touching, Light, Fascinating, Cute

16-year old Rhiannon falls in love with a mysterious spirit named “A” that inhabits a different body every day. Feeling an unmatched connection, Rhiannon and “A” work each day to find each other, not knowing what the next day will bring.

Hello Oksana Sokolova! (2018)
Mark6 (imdb: 4.8)
PlotRadio, Body exchange
StyleLight, Fascinating

Things are finally starting to look bright for Ilya, a relatively unknown actor. Starting tomorrow, he will be the voice of Men's Radio. So of course he celebrates the occasion. But the next morning, the newly-crowned radio host finds himself unable to utter a single word. After a wild night out on the town he has completely lost his voice. It's half an hour before he goes on air, prime-time, the contract has already been signed, Ilya is in a state of panic... The only solution is to get an injection in his voice box. According to the doctor on hand, this is the only thing that might save the day.

Husband & Wife (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.4)
PlotBody exchange

Married for ten years, in full crisis, thinking about divorce. But following a failed scientific experiment, they suddenly find one inside the body of the other.

In and Out (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.3)
CountryFrance, Belgium
PlotBody exchange, Love triangle

Two couples, Pierre and Aimée, Éric and Pénélope, all share four years of friendship without cloud. Only concern, Penelope and Pierre have become lovers ... The situation becoming untenable, they decide to break. But after a final night of passionate love, fate plays a trick on them: Peter and Penelope each wake up in the body of the other! To protect their secrecy, they each find themselves having to live the life of the other. This is the beginning of the complications ...

Because I Love You (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea
PlotLove, Body exchange, Ghosts

Lee Hyeong is a talented songwriter. He happens to connect people who are not good with love. Those include Hyeong-Gyeong who wants to become a singer, but she suffers from stage fright. Scully is a high school student. She helps Lee Hyeong's spirit. Chan-Young is a colleague of Lee Hyeong and he likes Hyeong-Gyeong, but in vain.

Kelinka is also a human (2017)
CharactersFamily, Newlyweds
PlotBody exchange, Relationship, Divorce

A comedy about the relationship between typical Kazakh daughter-in-law and mother-in-law that one day hits the boiling point.

Fullmetal Alchemist (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CharactersBrothers, Teens, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Body exchange
StyleExciting, Fascinating

Two alchemist brothers go on a quest for the Philosopher's Stone after an attempt to revive their dead mother goes horribly wrong.

Nine Lives (2016)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryFrance, China, Canada
CharactersFamily, Businessmen, Fathers, Cats, Animals, Dogs
PlotAdventure, Love, Body exchange, Supernatural
PlaceHospitals, USA

A stuffy businessman finds himself trapped inside the body of his family's cat.

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Your Name. (2016)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 8.4)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, cartoon
PlotLove, Body exchange, Time travel, Supernatural, Death, Snow, Fate, Lost memory
PlaceSchool, Japan, Caves
StyleTouching, Fascinating, To cry, Unexpected ending

High schoolers Mitsuha and Taki are complete strangers living separate lives. But one night, they suddenly switch places. Mitsuha wakes up in Taki’s body, and he in hers. This bizarre occurrence continues to happen randomly, and the two must adjust their lives around each other.

Self/less (2015)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CharactersFamily, Businessmen, Scientists, Mothers, Rich, Terminally ill
PlotBody exchange, Love, Money, Relationship, Cancer, Death, Survival, Chase
PlaceNew York, USA, Laboratory
StyleDisturbing, Exciting, For men

An extremely wealthy elderly man dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness to the body of a healthy young man but everything may not be as good as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body's origins and the secret organization that will kill to keep its secrets.

All Cheerleaders Die (2013)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CharactersCheerleader, Zombie, Teens, Witch
PlotRivalry, Revenge, Supernatural, Body exchange

When tragedy rocks Blackfoot High, rebellious outsider Maddy Killian shocks the student body by joining the cheerleading squad. This decision drives a rift between Maddy and her ex-girlfriend Leena Miller — a loner who claims to practice the dark arts. After a confrontation with the football team, Maddy and her new cheerleader friends are sent on a supernatural roller coaster ride which leaves a path of destruction none of them may be able to escape. Remake of their own 2001 feature film.

Thunderstruck (2012)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrefantasy, comedy, family, sport
CharactersTeens, Family
PlotBasketball, Supernatural, Body exchange, Fulfillment of desires
StyleSoulful, Light

Brian is a 16 year-old who can't play basketball, but he still wants to play like his hero, Kevin Durant. At an Oklahoma City Thunder game, Brian gets chosen to shoot a half court shot which he misses and hits the mascot in the process. Later on, he gets a chance to meet Durant and expresses his desire to play just like him. When Kevin gives Brian the ball, the two unknowingly switch talents.

The Change-Up (2011)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CharactersLawyers, Friends, Parents
PlotBody exchange, Jealousy

Dave is a married man with two kids and a loving wife , and Mitch is a single man who is at the prime of his sexual life. One fateful night while Mitch and Dave are peeing in a fountain when lightning strikes, they switch bodies.

Source Code (2011)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
PlotTime travel, Love, Investigation, Fate, Death, Body exchange, Experiments
PlaceTrains, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Disturbing, Tense, Fascinating, Smart

Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he's involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he's part of a top-secret experimental program that enables him to experience the final 8 minutes of another person's life. Colter re-lives the train incident over and over again, gathering more clues each time. But can he discover who is responsible for the attack before the next one happens?

My Soul to Take (2010)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 4.8)
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CharactersManiacs, Killers, Serial killers, Teens
PlotBody exchange, Supernatural
PlaceSmall cities

A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.

17 Again (2009)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersTeens, Family
PlotBody exchange, Fulfillment of desires, Growing up, Basketball

On the brink of a midlife crisis, 30-something Mike O'Donnell wishes he could have a "do-over." And that's exactly what he gets when he wakes up one morning to find he's 17 years old again. With his adult mind stuck inside the body of a teenager, Mike actually has the chance to reverse some decisions he wishes he'd never made. But maybe they weren't so bad after all.

Lovey-Dovey (2007)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.1)
PlotBody exchange, Supernatural, Abduction

Andrei and Marina are married for 7 years and they feel there is no more love. They ask a famous doctor to help them, and he helps... by putting their minds into the bodies of each other. Now Andrei is in his wife's head, so he lives the life of his own wife, who runs an art gallery, and Marina in the body of Andrei becomes a lawyer...

It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
CharactersNeighbors, Teens, Losers
PlotBody exchange, Success
PlaceUSA, School

A visit to a natural history museum proves catastrophic for two high school rivals, an overachiever and a jock, when an ancient Aztec statue casts a spell that causes them to switch bodies and see exactly what it's like to walk in the other's shoes.

13 Going on 30 (2004)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
PlotBody exchange, Fulfillment of desires
PlaceNew York

After total humiliation at her thirteenth birthday party, Jenna Rink wants to just hide until she's thirty. With a little magic, her wish is granted, but it turns out that being thirty isn't as always as awesome as she thought it would be!

Freaky Friday (2003)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CharactersTeens, Parents, Students, Mothers, Friends, Family
PlotBody exchange, Love, Relationship, Growing up
PlaceSchool, USA

Mother and daughter bicker over everything -- what Anna wears, whom she likes and what she wants to do when she's older. In turn, Anna detests Tess's fiancé. When a magical fortune cookie switches their personalities, they each get a peek at how the other person feels, thinks and lives.

The Hot Chick (2002)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrefantasy, comedy
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotBody exchange, Rivalry

Not only is Jessica Spencer the most popular girl in school -- she is also the meanest. But things change for the attractive teen when a freak accident involving a cursed pair of earrings and a chance encounter at a gas station causes her to switch bodies with Clive, a sleazy crook. Jessica, in the form of the repulsive Clive, struggles to adjust to this radical alteration and sets out to get her own body back before the upcoming prom.

Monkeybone (2001)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.8)
Genrefantasy, comedy, cartoon
PlotRivalry, Supernatural, Death, Dancing, Fate, Dreams, Body exchange
PlaceParallel worlds

After a car crash sends repressed cartoonist Stu Miley (Fraser) into a coma, he and the mischievous Monkeybone, his hilariously horny alter-ego, wake up in a wacked-out waystation for lost souls. When Monkeybone takes over Stu's body and escapes to wreak havoc on the real world, Stu has to find a way to stop him before his sister pulls the plug on reality forever!

Down to Earth (2001)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, comedy
CountryUSA, Australia, Germany, Canada
CharactersLosers, Angels
PlotSupernatural, Death, Body exchange, Life after death
PlaceNew York

After dying before his time, an aspiring comic gets a second shot at life... by being reincarnated as a wealthy but un-likable businessman.

Being John Malkovich (1999)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrefantasy, drama
CharactersActors, Lesbians
PlotSupernatural, Obsession, Love triangle, Seduction, Body exchange
PlaceNew York
StyleFancy, Atmospheric, Smart

Spike Jonze’s debut feature film is a love story mix of comedy and fantasy. The story is about an unsuccessful puppeteer named Craig, who one day at work finds a portal into the head of actor John Malkovich. The portal soon becomes a passion for anybody who enters it’s mad and controlling world of overtaking another human body.

Face/Off (1997)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, crime
CharactersSpecial agents, FBI
PlotChase, Skirmishes, Body exchange, Death, Prison Break
PlaceUSA, Prison
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

An antiterrorism agent goes under the knife to acquire the likeness of a terrorist and gather details about a bombing plot. When the terrorist escapes custody, he undergoes surgery to look like the agent so he can get close to the agent's family.

Dating The Enemy (1996)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CharactersJournalists, Writers
PlotBody exchange, Fulfillment of desires, Love, Computers, Basketball
PlaceParty, Australia
StyleSoulful, Light

One messy science journalist (Tash) and a neat television host (Brett). Two very different people whose relationship is nose diving to get the opportunity to experience life in their partners shoes when they wake up one morning in each others bodies. Valuable lessons are learned by each as they both have to adjust to very different lives.

Wish Upon a Star (1996)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CharactersWizards, Sisters, Teens, Family, Losers
PlotLove, Fulfillment of desires, Body exchange

Seventeen-year-old Alexia Wheaton hasn't been herself lately. Neighter has her 15-year-old sister Hayley. In fact they've been each other. Alexia becomes fashion-challenged Hayley and she in turn becomes styling Alexia and the complications come fast furious and funny.

Cool World (1992)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, cartoon
CharactersSuperhero, Losers
PlotSeduction, Supernatural, Fate, Body exchange
PlaceParallel worlds, Casino

Jack Deebs is a cartoonist who is due to be released from jail. His comic book "Cool World" describes a zany world populated by "doodles" (cartoon characters) and "noids" (humanoids). What Jack didn't realize is that Cool World really does exist, and a "doodle" scientist has just perfected a machine which links Cool World with our world. Intrigued at seeing his creating come to life, Jack is nonetheless wary as he knows that not everything in Cool World is exactly friendly.

Switch (1991)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrefantasy, comedy
CharactersPartners, Losers
PlotBody exchange, Revenge, Investigation, Supernatural, Justice, Life after death, Ghosts, Pads

Steve Brooks, a sexist womanizer, is killed by a group of his angry former lovers. In heaven, he makes a bargain with God for redemption and agrees to return to Earth. Once there, he must have a sincere relationship with a female and make her fall in love with him. If not, Steve's soul will become the property of the devil. But the devil hedges his bet, and Steve is reincarnated as a woman named Amanda Brooks.

Big (1988)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, family
CharactersFamily, Losers
PlotAdventure, Love, Fulfillment of desires, Body exchange, Growing up, Toys
PlaceNew York
StyleTouching, Fascinating, Cute

A young boy, Josh Baskin makes a wish at a carnival machine to be big. He wakes up the following morning to find that it has been granted and his body has grown older overnight. But he is still the same 13-year-old boy inside. Now he must learn how to cope with the unfamiliar world of grown-ups including getting a job and having his first romantic encounter with a woman. What will he find out about this strange world?

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrehorror, fantastic
CharactersAliens, Doubles
PlotInvestigation, Apocalypse, Supernatural, Body exchange
StyleAtmospheric, Disturbing, Action, Tense, Creepy

The first remake of the paranoid infiltration classic moves the setting for the invasion, from a small town to the city of San Francisco and starts as Matthew Bennell notices that several of his friends are complaining that their close relatives are in some way different. When questioned later they themselves seem changed, as they deny everything or make lame excuses. As the invaders increase in number they become more open and Bennell, who has by now witnessed an attempted "replacement", realises that he and his friends must escape or suffer the same fate. But who can he trust to help him and who has already been snatched?

Frankenstein (1931)
Mark4 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrehorror, fantastic
CharactersScientists, Monsters, Mutant
PlotRevenge, Supernatural, Experiments, Success, Body exchange
PlaceParty, Laboratory
Time19th century
StyleAtmospheric, Gothic, Disturbing, By books

Henry Frankenstein is a doctor who is trying to discover a way to make the dead walk. He succeeds and creates a monster that has to deal with living again.

Vice Versa (1988)
Mark4 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrefantasy, comedy
CharactersFamily, Losers
PlotAdventure, Magic, Body exchange, Love, Fulfillment of desires
TimeNew Year

A mysterious oriental skull transforms a father into his son, and vice versa.