Swingers (1996) Poster



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Edited into 


The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Lisa works as "a Dorothy" at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and is therefore in a Judy Garland costume when she meets Mike and Trent.
You Bet Your Life (1950) (TV Series)
Lorraine observes that Mike's business card has the duck logo from "You Bet Your Life".
THX 1138 (1971)
The Godfather (1972)
When Trent walks into the casino, he talks about "pulling a Fredo". Referring to The Godfather when Moe Green tells Michael Corleone that Fredo was out of line for banging cocktail waitresses.
Mean Streets (1973)
Jaws (1975)
Taxi Driver (1976)
Saturday Night Fever (1977)
A nightclub band covers Staying Alive. Jon Favreau said that Swingers was intended to be a Saturday Night Fever for the 1990s.
Family Ties (1982) (TV Series)
Staying Alive (1983)
mentioned by a swinger
Tapeheads (1988)
Things Change (1988)
When Trent refers to Mike as "The guy behind the guy, behind the guy", he's quoting the scene in Things Change where Jerry is making up a story explaining who Gino is.
Rain Man (1988)
Goodfellas (1990)
When Trent asks the cocktail waitress in Vegas to meet him at the Bamboo Lounge, this is a reference to a bar Tommy and Henry burnned down in Goodfellas; The scene where they go into the basement of the Derby is a recreation of the same type of scene in Goodfellas; When they are sitting around a table discussing movies, they talk about this forementioned scene.
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
When they are all sitting around talking about movies and teh camera is slowly panning around, this a recreation of the same type of shot in Reservoir Dogs.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) (TV Series)
Clerks (1994)
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Casino (1995)

Referenced in 

Clay Pigeons (1998)
Saturday Night Live: Vince Vaughn/Lauryn Hill (1998) (TV Episode)
Vince Vaughn reprises his Swingers character Trent in a Mr. Peepers sketch
Office Space (1999)
Go (1999)
Two Ninas (1999)
Human Traffic (1999)
A small advertisement can be seen in Jip's room.
Scream 3 (2000)
VHS is visible in Roman's office
The Sopranos: D-Girl (2000) (TV Episode)
Christopher references this title
Chasing Kevin (2000) (Short)
Dinner for Five: Episode #1.1 (2001) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jon Favreau.
Made (2001)
Dinner for Five: Episode #1.2 (2001) (TV Episode)
Jon Favreau says that he wrote the script for Swingers in two weeks.
Dinner for Five: Episode #1.3 (2002) (TV Episode)
Illeana Douglas asks Jon Favreau about the movie.
Dinner for Five: Episode #1.4 (2002) (TV Episode)
Talked about by Jon Favreau.
Dinner for Five: Episode #2.1 (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Dinner for Five: Episode #2.6 (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Dinner for Five: Episode #2.10 (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Dinner for Five: Episode #2.11 (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Beer Run (2003) (Short)
Jersey Girl (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Burning Annie (2004)
Dinner for Five: Episode #3.3 (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Dinner for Five: Episode #3.8 (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Entourage: Entourage (2004) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Sideways (2004)
Two friends go on road trip, one is pushing for both of them to get laid. One is outgoing, the other is depressed over an ex. The outgoing one asks a girl to dinner and has her bring a friend.. they quickly start having sex while the other two are put in a bit of an awkward situation.
No sos vos, soy yo (2004)
The answering machine scene where Javier keeps getting cut off is an exact copy of the scene in Swingers where Mikey has the same problem.
Made Men: The 'GoodFellas' Legacy (2004) (Video)
Film referenced.
'Elf' Jukebox (2004) (Video)
This title is referenced.
Confession (2005)
in Luther's hidden DVD collection
Night of the Dog (2005)
Logo seen on Vincents tattoo
Dinner for Five: Episode #4.12 (2005) (TV Episode)
Kevin Smith imitates Jon Favreua, saying, "When we made Swingers..."
Family Guy: The Griffin Family History (2006) (TV Episode)
"You so money, you don't know it."
The Making of 'The Break-Up' (2006) (Video)
Favreau mentions by name.
Knocked Up (2007)
During driving scene to Las Vegas, quotes Swingers "You're so money and you don't even know it."
The Valentine Nightmare (2007) (Short)
Referenced in opening scene
The Office: Dunder Mifflin Infinity (2007) (TV Episode)
Kevin says "Dude, you are so money and you don't even know it!"
Hangar Dance (2007) (Short)
Interviewee Steve Zoelle makes reference to it
ER: Believe the Unseen (2008) (TV Episode)
"She's money"
Maybe Tomorrow (2008)
Character uses a line from the film
The Office: Night Out (2008) (TV Episode)
Michael refers to this movie as he and Dwight go clubbing.
Jake's How-To (2008)
Dialog references Vince Vaughn's bunny scene
The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter (2009)
A bar room with connections to Manson family murder victim Rosemary LaBianca is mentioned as where this movie was filmed.
The Big Bang Theory: The Vegas Renormalization (2009) (TV Episode)
Raj gets "Vegas, baby!" from this movie.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Couples Retreat/Bronson/An Education (2009) (TV Episode)
Joey Vosevich says that Vince Vaughn's performance in "Couple's Retreat" reminded him of his performance in this movie.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.67 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "Flower Girls"
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown.
Melissa & Joey: Nanny Love (2010) (TV Episode)
Joe says that math is his "wingman".
Parks and Recreation: Fancy Party (2011) (TV Episode)
Jean-Ralphio suggests that Tom use a Vince Vaughn quote in his wedding toast, and Tom asks, "'Swingers' or 'Crashers'?" Jean-Ralphio replies, "Fred Claus."
Tosh.0: Rock Climber Pooed Pants (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Tosh
Wingmen Incorporated (2013)
During the first Wingmen Incorporated meeting Tom asks Big Rig and Culbertson if they are giving him the speech from Swingers.
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
Psych: Cirque du Soul (2013) (TV Episode)
Shawn says, "This is my tenth message. It's more than Mikey left for Nikki in 'Swingers.'"
CinemaSins: Everything Wrong with Iron Man in 4 Minutes or Less (2013) (TV Episode)
Narrator mentions Jon Favreau being in Vegas.
Videoclub (2013)
Video case is shown.
Supernatural: #thinman (2014) (TV Episode)
"so money"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Vince Vaughn/Jim Gaffigan/Ryn Weaver (2015) (TV Episode)
Title selected by Vince Vaughn in the 5-Second Summaries game
TruInside: Fast Times at Ridgemont High (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialog.


NHLPA Hockey '93 (1992) (Video Game)
The guys are seen playing this and striving for the head-smash effect.

Featured in 

This Joint Is Jumpin' (2001) (TV Movie)
clips shown
Making It in Hollywood (2002) (Video)
Still Swingin' (2005) (TV Short)
Clips featured.
Best! Movies! Ever!: Embarrassing Moments (2007) (TV Episode)
clips featured to illustrate the most embarrassing moments in movies
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 5 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip featured in a $3,000 video question
Honest Trailers: The Jungle Book (2016) (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Marty and Elayne: Stayin' Alive at the Dresden
Clips of Swingers will be in this film


Goodfellas (1990)
Casino (1995)

Spoofed in 

Swing Blade (1997) (Short)
Chasing Kevin (2000) (Short)
True Dreams (2002)
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)
opening scene with the guys discussing getting back in the game after 6 months
My Big Fat Independent Movie (2005)
Johnny Vince
The Break-Up (2006)
When Gary (Vince Vaughn) is playing a football video game with one of Brooke's (Jennifer Anniston) date, he wins the game and says "I can't take the credit, it's the digital guys and their hearts." In Swingers, Vince Vaughn's character wins a hockey video game and says "It's not so much me as it is Roenick (a character/player in the game)"

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