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Switching Channels (1988)

PG
105 min | Comedy, Crime

A television news chief courts his anchorwoman ex-wife with an eleventh-hour story.
Writers
Ben Hecht (play "The Front Page") | Charles MacArthur (play "The Front Page") | Jonathan Reynolds (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Fran├žois Protat (as Francois Protat)
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Budget
$ 18,000,000
Gross (USA)
$ 9,129,999
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Release date
Mar 4, 1988 (United States)

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56 cast members
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Kathleen Turner
Christy Colleran Christy Colleran   See fewer
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Burt Reynolds
John L. Sullivan IV John L. Sullivan IV   See fewer
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Christopher Reeve
Blaine Bingham Blaine Bingham   See fewer
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Ned Beatty
Roy Ridnitz Roy Ridnitz   See fewer
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Henry Gibson
Ike Roscoe Ike Roscoe   See fewer
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George Newbern
Siegenthaler Siegenthaler   See fewer
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Al Waxman
Berger Berger   See fewer
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Ken James
Warden Terwilliger Warden Terwilliger   See fewer
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Ted Simonett
Tillinger Tillinger   See fewer
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Anthony Sherwood
Carvalho Carvalho   See fewer
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Joe Silver
Mordsini Mordsini   See fewer
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Charles Kimbrough
The Governor The Governor   See fewer
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Monica Parker
Jessica Jessica   See fewer
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Allan Royal
Obregon Obregon   See fewer
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Fiona Reid
Pamela Farbrother Pamela Farbrother   See fewer
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Richard Comar
Governor's Aide Governor's Aide   See fewer
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Grant Cowan
Crannock Crannock   See fewer
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Laura Robinson
Karen Ludlow Karen Ludlow   See fewer
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Angelo Rizacos
Ridnitz's Sidekick Ridnitz's Sidekick   See fewer
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Laurie Paton
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Warren Davis
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Katya Ladan
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Rex Hagon
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Jonathan Welsh
Chaplain Chaplain   See fewer
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Corrine Koslo
Yvonne Yvonne   See fewer
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Judah Katz
Tillinger Sound Man Tillinger Sound Man   See fewer
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Jason Blicker
Sound Man Sound Man   See fewer
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Diane Douglass
Upper Class Woman Upper Class Woman   See fewer
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Ida Carnevali
Poor 'Yuppie' Mother Poor 'Yuppie' Mother   See fewer
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Noel Gray
Nancy Nancy   See fewer
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Megan Smith-Harris
Booking Secretary (as Megan Smith) Booking Secretary (as Megan Smith)   See fewer
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Jane Schoettle
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Philip Malotte
6' 8" Cameraman 6' 8" Cameraman   See fewer
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James Loxley
Anchorman Anchorman   See fewer
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Cheryl Wilson
SNN Anchor Person (as Cheryl S. Wilson) SNN Anchor Person (as Cheryl S. Wilson)   See fewer
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Ray Landry
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John Dee
Old Man in Lobby Old Man in Lobby   See fewer
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Peter Walachy
Tattooee Tattooee   See fewer
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Eric Fink
Butler Butler   See fewer
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Jack Duffy
Emil, the Waiter Emil, the Waiter   See fewer
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Arlene Mazerolle
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Heather Holmberg
Business Woman (uncredited) Business Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marlon Sterling Long
Prison Guard (uncredited) Prison Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.9 / 10 | 2,938 votes