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Swimfan (2002)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  6 September 2002 (USA)
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A high school senior with a promising swimming career has a one-night stand with consequences.

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New Jersey high school senior Ben Cronin is a former juvenile delinquent, whose past criminal behavior was fueled by and for drug use. He credits the support of his now long time girlfriend Amy Miller and getting into competitive swimming as the primary reasons for turning his life around, which includes working part-time at the hospital where his single mother works. He has become the star swimmer of his high school team, so much so that scouts from Stanford University are coming in a week's time to watch Ben swim. Ben has a new swim fan in Madison Bell, a recent transfer student to Ben's high school. Despite Ben making it clear that he is in a committed relationship, Madison seduces him, the seduction to which he succumbs. They agree afterward that their encounter was a one-time only event, but Ben slowly comes to the realization that despite Madison's assertions to the contrary, she has more in mind with him. He feels her constant unspoken threats to expose their tryst and ... Written by Huggo

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His biggest fan just became his worst nightmare. See more »

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Drama | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements, sexual content, disturbing images and language | See all certifications »

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6 September 2002 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,326,601 (USA) (6 September 2002)

Gross:

$44,246 (South Africa) (11 April 2003)
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Trivia

The scenes inside Madison's house are the only ones where a light blue tint was not added to the screen. See more »

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Amy's hair changes color from brown to almost black and back again throughout the film. See more »

Quotes

Madison: You said that you loved me!
Ben: You told me to.
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Soundtracks

Jesus Says
Written by Tim Wheeler and Mark Hamilton
Performed by Ash
Courtesy of Mushroom Records and DreamWorks Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Young version fatal attraction
15 October 2004 | by (Hong Kong) – See all my reviews

The character Madison is interesting but when the story comes to the end, everything turned so quick and seems to get more and more nonsense. The power of Madison is overwhelming. She knows everything, she can go anywhere. At last, she, a young girl, killed 2 police officers! Going back to the swimming pool with Amy seems to be too dramatic and comedic. The acting skills of Erika Christensen is impressive. She shows inner anger but lack of psychic complications. When facing the "truth" that she was not loved by Ben, she did not show much "lost" by her eyes contacts and facial expression, instead, the editing did. And this is what the mood is built up by editing throughout the film.


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