The Swap

Synopsis: Ellie O'Brien (List) is trying to juggle rhythmic gymnastics and troubles with her best friend. Meanwhile, classmate Jack Malloy (Bertrand) is struggling to live up to his brothers' hockey-star legacies and his dad's high expectations and tough-love approach. During a text argument about whose life is easier, Ellie and Jack trigger an inexplicable real-life swap. As each tries to navigate the other's life, hilarity ensues when Ellie (as Jack) learns about brotherly bonding and hockey lingo, while Jack (as Ellie) has to decipher girl code and experiences a spa day. With a rhythmic gymnastics championship and a spot on the varsity hockey team on the line, they must figure out how to get back in their own bodies before the swap becomes permanent. As they are forced to literally walk in each other's shoes, they gain empathy for one another and learn valuable lessons about their own lives.
Director(s): Jay Karas
Production: Marvista Entertainment
  3 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.4
TV-G
Year:
2016
100 min
27 Views


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-How am I doing?

-Killing it, man.

Keep working on rebounding

from the hit

and there'll be three

Malloys on varsity.

-Come on, dude! Gimme the puck!

-No, gimme the puck!

-Jack!

-Four if you count your dad.

Jack, "it's not whether

you get knocked down;

it's whether you get

back up." Vince lombardi.

"But ya gotta get up

quicker." Coach Malloy.

Son or not, if you don't

recover quicker,

you're not making my team.

Understood, coach.

Will work on my post-

check rallying, sir.

So,

sassy met Aspen

at fashionista

glam camp this summer.

No big shocker there.

No wonder. I thought

it was weird that Aspen

just transferred in and sassy's

already under her spell.

Fashionista glam camp.

What do they even do there?

Who knows

and who cares?

Ok, girls, hustle in!

Ok, we are going

to make a shift.

Claire, I'm gonna be working

with you today, Ellie,

you're gonna spot MacKenzie,

and Aspen,

you're gonna spot sassy.

What?! But coach, sassy and i

have been practice partners

-since, like, forever.

-Don't exaggerate, El.

Like, only since

kindergarten.

Ok, but Aspen

is new to town--

-from New York!

-Buffalo, New York.

-It's still New York.

-It is still New York.

And she and sassy are just a

better physical match, ok?

Ok, moving on!

Ok. Focus zone.

First varsity,

then early acceptance

into Boston college,

-then drafted by the bruins--

-yeah, I've seen "the list",

-jackattack.

-Bro,

don't worry about coach.

You're cruising past everyone.

But keep an eye

on dumbledork over there.

Who, Porter? He's been

trying to escape j.V.

Since we were sophomores.

He'd knock his own

grandmother's teeth out

just to keep another Malloy

from getting a spot.

Yo, you got this, bro.

Girls, it is time to put

your big girl leotards on,

because the rumors

they're true.

-Trumors.

-The school

is making budget cuts

and is eliminating

one of the sports teams,

so it is between the

badminton team -gross,

i know, ew- and us.

So if we don't win big on

Sunday against silver leaf

high, and I mean big,

they are gonna

demote us to a club.

-A club?

-That's what I said.

- Like chess, or thespians?

-For serious?

This is tragical!

-Coach, they can't do that!

My dad, uh, people will

never drive halfway across

the state to see a club!

I know that, and...

Aw, come on!

Oh, my goodness!

Are you alright, Carol?

That was my mistake.

I was aiming for your neck.

-Aim for your

neck next time!

-That doesn't make sense.

I will come over there,

i will break you in half!

Ok, you guys, you're

gonna be fine. I mean,

with Ellie as

your old powerhouse

and Aspen as your new

powerhouse, how

can you lose?

Jack, be the puck!

Be the stick!

Be the puck and the stick

and the space in between!

-Are you listening?

-Wha...?

Not looking, listening!

Not so tough for a coach's

kid, are you, Malloy?

You can't even take a hit.

I can take a hit, Porter,

and I'll take that last

varsity spot too.

- Yeah!

Listen up, shmelts!

Bring it in!

Ok, decent job. But

whoever's gonna get

that last varsity spot,

I'm gonna need to see

your a-game, and that's

not just on the ice,

but off it, too!

No horseplayin',

no highjinksin',

and definitely no

unsportsmanlike

shenanigangin'!

We've got two more days

of tryouts, boys.

Show me what you're made of!

You wanna rescue this team,

don't you? Yeah.

You do. Everything you need

is inside you right now.

You just have to find it.

You're not little girls

anymore!

You're men now! The world's

gonna be your oyster!

You're women, hear you roar!

- Right?

- And all you've gotta do...

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