Men behaving badly
Reynolds). Dave is married with kids, has a great job and is therefore miserable as.
Mitch is single with ladies booty-calling him on a nightly basis, has no real job and is therefore slightly less miserable.
Late one evening, Dave and Mitch take a wee in a fountain. Not any old fountain, mind you, a magic fountain. The next morning, Dave is Mitch and Mitch is Dave.
The old Dave, who is now trapped inside Mitch, is worried the new Dave, who is really Mitch, will take his miserable life somewhere even worse than it was before.
As for the vice-versa scenario, Mitchinside-Dave finds it sort of suits him. If he can make it through a day pretending he’s a high-powered lawyer like the original Dave, he might get to sleep with his best friend’s wife ( Leslie Mann).
Make no mistake, this material is so lame not even a comedy duo at the height of its powers would be able to make it zing. What compounds the spurious outcomes for most of the smutty set-up is the knowledge that neither Bateman nor Reynolds ( pictured) brought their A-game to the movie.
At best, the stars’ respective B-games rarely combine to laugh-out-loud effect.