Swingers Reviews

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March 4, 2019
"Swingers" doesn't really add up to much -- except a good time. But it's smart, funny and cute. With all that going for you, who needs to be money?
June 8, 2015
What it lacks as a cutting character drama, it makes up for in easily quaffable lifestyle porn, though it's up for debate whether one of those things is equal to the other.
September 7, 2011
February 17, 2010
It's not the most creative of plots, but it captures a generation and the down-on-your-luck-in-so-many-ways motif effectively: it's like comfort food, with more heart than Liman usually provides.
October 4, 2009
Four guys hang out, kid one another, get into scuffles and flash their gonadal searchlight for available women. Yikes, haven't there been enough variations on the multiple-buddy movie? Actually, no.
October 4, 2009
Director-cinematographer Doug Liman gets points for breathing a bit of life into an already tired indie sub genre.
October 4, 2009
One of the sharpest male-oriented comedies of the 1990s.
June 16, 2008
A winningly confident snapshot of the nightlives of a bunch of young showbiz wannabes in a very upto-the-minute Hollywood.
May 5, 2008
The arc is nothing new, but the writing and pacing make it fresh and energetic, at least enough for it to have became a cult classic.
September 23, 2007
Liman and Favreau concoct a consciously derivative world for these guys, and though it's appropriate to the movie, I got tired of it after a while.
December 1, 2006
Directed in flair by Doug Liman, with winning performances from Jon Favreau and Vince Vaughn, this comedy is the most successful since Diner of what could be described as a cycle of "walking and talking" and "hanging out" pictures.
June 24, 2006
Ninety minutes spent learning how not to pick up girls. This is what the movies were made for, isn't it?
September 14, 2005
This exercise in indie hipster cool is 'money'--and that's no joke, baby.
July 5, 2005
April 9, 2005
This movie is definitely "money," baby!
October 1, 2004
Blessed with a brilliantly quotable screenplay, one of the most electric and insightful ever written.
February 3, 2004
Shows that honesty and humanity aren't incompatible with comedy in modern Hollywood.
June 17, 2003
May 20, 2003
May 20, 2003
Mr. Favreau wrote this screenplay with his real friends in mind. And the cast's camaraderie is appealingly clear.
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