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Wannabe actors become regulars in the stylish neo-lounge scene; Trent teaches his friend Mike the unwritten rules of the scene.

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Charles (as Alex Desert)
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Nikki
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Girl with Cigar
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Vegas Dealer
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$100 Gambler
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Storyline

This is a story about Mike, a guy who left his girl in New York when he came to LA to be a star. It's been six months since his girlfriend left him and he's not doing so good. So, his pal and some other friends try and get him back in the social scene and forget about his 6 year relationship. Written by Kevin Gillease <gillease@scf.usc.edu>

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You're money and you don't even know it! See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language throughout | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

11 April 1997 (Brazil)  »

Also Known As:

Swingers  »

Box Office

Budget:

$200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$74,118 (USA) (18 October 1996)

Gross:

$4,505,922 (USA) (31 January 1997)
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Trivia

The "Bear" monologue that Trent delivers to Mike is almost verbatim something actor Vince Vaughn told Jon Favreau one night at a bar. Favreau liked it a lot and incorporated it into the script. See more »

Goofs

When Sue leaves Trent to finish up the pep talk with Mike at the Dresden, as Mike walks away, Rob is seen sitting in the background, in a chair at a different table. When we cut back to the guys at the table, Rob is back where he was originally sitting, as if he never moved. See more »

Quotes

Trent: Um... a malt Glen Garry for me and my friend here. And if you tell that bartender to go extra easy on the water, this 50 cent piece has your name on it.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the movie when the cast is shown (3 pic) the names of the starring actors' parents appear again: $100 Gambler: Vernon Vaughn and $5 Winner: Joan Favreau See more »

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Referenced in The Making of 'The Break-Up' (2006) See more »

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Paid for Loving
Performed by Love Jones
Written by Stuart Johnson, Benjamin Daughtrey, Jonathan Palmer, Christopher Hawpe, Barry Thomas
Courtesy of Zoo Entertainment
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"Vegas Baby, Vegas!"
17 August 1999 | by (chandler, az) – See all my reviews

Upon hearing about this movie from friends, I was told that it was "money". They were right. This is "so money and they don't even know it." Entertaining comedy about letting go, and finding new romance and who your real friends are. Enough one-liners to quote for years, friends still quote it today! Nothing but beautiful babies, and a great upbeat soundtrack to get you dancing!


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