Past Meetup

Trading Places at the Arlington Drafthouse 12/14 at 7:30PM (Doors 6:30PM)

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FREE ADMISSION For Members! Trading Places In time for Holiday Season and recent turmoil over corporate greed... Trading Places is one of the best Eddie Murphy comedies, it takes place during the holidays and takes on corporate/financial institution greed... all in one film. Before you kick the bucket - you must see this comedy. If you have already seen it - you must see it again... with us!

Comedy Film Bucket List Meetup Members who RSVP'd get FREE ADMISSION!

About the Movie: (R) (118 min) The "nature-nurture" theory that motivated so many Three Stooges comedies is the basis of John Landis's hit comedy. The fabulously wealthy but morally bankrupt Duke brothers (Ralph Bellamy and Don Ameche) make a one-dollar bet over heredity vs. environment. Curious as to what might happen if different lifestyles were reversed, they arrange for impoverished street hustler Billy Ray Valentine (Eddie Murphy) to be placed in the lap of luxury and trained for a cushy career in commodities brokerage. Simultaneously, they set about to reduce aristocratic yuppie Louis Winthorpe III (Dan Aykroyd to poverty and disgrace, hiring a prostitute (Jamie Lee Curtis) to hasten his downfall. When Billy Ray figures out that the brothers intend to dump him back on the streets once their experiment is complete, he seeks out Winthorpe, and together the pauper-turned-prince and prince-turned-pauper plot an uproarious revenge. With the good-hearted prostitute and Winthorpe's faithful butler (Denholm Elliott) as their accomplices, they set about to hit the brothers where it really hurts: in the pocketbook.

Just RSVP and you and your guest (if you opted to bring one) get in for free and will have your name on the VIP list.