Original Australian One Sheet movie poster - excellent Purkis artwork. Trading Places 1983 Eddie Murphy. What happens when a Wall Street tycoon meets a street smart hustler? Find out in the comedy classic that helped launch the careers of two Hollywood superstars - Eddie Murphy and Jamie Lee Curtis. From acclaimed director John Landis comes the story of a down-and-out con artist who trades lifestyles with a well-to-do investor (Dan Aykroyd). Two wealthy power players (Don Ameche and Ralph Bellamy) set the wheels turning with a crazy bet... and, from there, the comedy gets richer by the minute!