Have you ever thought about waking up one morning and finding yourself in a different body? That’s body swapa theme that is widely used as a choice for films, both for Asian and Hollywood films.
Body swap or body swap this usually makes the story more exciting and funny. Generally, this type of film is wrapped in comedy elements.
In the 2000s there were several themed films body swap which is interesting to watch. Presented in the comedy genre, this series of films will certainly bring a lot of humor that can make you laugh.
Curious what the film is? Here are 10 themed movies body swap most popular released in the 2000s that are fun to watch.
1. Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle
Still remember the movie Jumanji the first released in 1995 with the late Robin Williams as one of the actors?
Well, movie Jumanji this one is the third sequel of the film series Jumanji. The second series is Zathura: A Space Adventure which was released in 2005.
Still continuing the previous story, this film tells the story of the board jumanji discovered by a teenage boy. The board game suddenly turned into a console cassette the next day.
When game was being played, suddenly the boy entered into it. Then the storyline moves to the present and tells the story of four students who get punishment for cleaning in one of the school rooms.
A student named Spencer (Alex Wolff) accidentally finds an outdated jumanji video game console.
Together with his friends, Bethany (Madison Iseman), Fridge (Ser’Darius Blain), and Martha (Morgan Turner) Spencer play the game. Suddenly they got into the game and reappeared in a forest.
Surprisingly, all the students have changed form, Spencer became dr. Bravestone (Dwayne Johnson), Bethany as Professor Sheldon (Jack Black), Fridge as Franklin Mouse Finbar (Kevin Hart), and Martha as Ruby Roundhouse (Karen Gillan).
And in order to return to their world again, the four disciples had to play a game Jumanji the.
2. Jumanji: The Next Level
This is the fourth installment of the film Jumanji. Inner character Jumanji: The Next Level still the same as the sequel Jumanji the third but there are two additional characters, Spencer’s grandfather named Eddie (Danny DeVito) and Milo (Danny Glover) who is Eddie’s friend.
It is said that the four students in the previous sequel met again during the Christmas holidays. But Spencer felt his life was normal until he returned to the world of Jumanji.
When he wakes up, Spencer disappears and returns to Jumanji, Martha and Spencer’s other friends follow him. Honey, they don’t know that game was damaged.
Now the game at Jumanji has changed. They did not land directly in the forest but in the desert. Some of the characters are also having an exchange.
Dr. Bravestone is now the embodiment of Eddie, Franklin Mouse Finbar the embodiment of Milo, Prof. Sheldon Oberon is Fridge, Martha remains in the form of Ruby Roundhouse.
Now Spencer appears as Ming Fleetfoot, and Bethany becomes a Cyclone, a black stallion. They also meet Alex Vreeke, a teenage boy trapped in the Jumanji since 1996. He is now in the form of Jefferson “Seaplane” McDonough (Nick Jonas).
The story of this film is still the same. They have to play game Jumanji to get out of. It’s just that this sequel presents more fight scenes than the previous sequel.
3. 13 Going on 30
The movie 13 Going on 30 is like reminding us to be careful with “what you wish for.” So, the story is that Jenna Rink, played by Jennifer Garner, has just celebrated her 13th birthday.
On his birthday, he gets a gift of wishing powder from his best friend, Matt Flamhaff (Mark Ruffalo).
It turned out that what Jenna wanted was to quickly become an adult. So after the powder was sprinkled, he made his wish.
The next day she has turned into a 30-year-old woman and works as an editor in a magazine. Now Jenna is trying to adjust to her new life thanks to the help of her friend Lucy (Judy Greer).
- Release Year: 2020
- Genre: Comedy, Thriller, Horror
- Production: Universal Pictures, Blumhouse Productions, Divide/Conquer
- Director: Christopher Landon
- Cast: Kathryn Newton, Vince Vaughn, Celeste O’Connor, Misha Osherovich
It’s fun to watch this one film because it not only presents funny elements, but also horror and horror elements thrillerher.
The story of this film is about a high school student who grows up as a less popular girl at her school. He accidentally experiences a body swap with a serial killer.
The high school student is Millie Kessler, played by Kathryn Newton. Meanwhile, the serial killer named Blissfield Butcher is played by Vince Vaughn.
To be able to return to her body, Millie only had less than 24 hours. Otherwise he will continue to be trapped in the killer’s body.
5. The Hot Chick
This film has a story similar to Freaky previously discussed. The difference is the female character.
If in the previous film the woman was an unpopular girl, in the movie The Hot Chick is the opposite. The girl is a trendsetter with a beautiful level.