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Swept Away (2002)

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A snooty socialite is stranded on a Mediterranean island with a communist sailor.

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Amber is 40, beautiful, rich, spoiled, and arrogant beyond measure. Nothing makes this woman happy, including her wealthy but passive husband (Tony), a pharmaceutical kingpin. When Tony takes her on a private cruise from Greece to Italy, Amber is unimpressed at this impromptu no-frills vacation, and takes out her anger on the ship's first mate, Giuseppe. When a storm leaves the two shipwrecked on a deserted island, however, the tables suddenly turn... Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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11 October 2002 (USA)  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$354,052 (USA) (11 October 2002)

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$598,645 (USA) (25 October 2002)
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The US opening of the movie was so poor, and the movie was so badly received that it went straight to video in the UK, director Guy Ritchie's home country. See more »

Goofs

When Guiseppe goes into the bar at the end after the first "bribe" by Amber's husband, he has shoes on. When he kicks the "re-suited" man out of the bar - he is barefoot. See more »

Quotes

[while they all play poker]
Marina: Stop being such a pussy, Michael.
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Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Ray Liotta/The Donnas (2003) See more »

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Fade Into You
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Written by David Roback, Hope Sandoval
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Performed by Mazzy Star
Licensed courtesy of EMI Records Ltd.
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Swept aside...
6 March 2004 | by (St. Louis, Missouri) – See all my reviews

It's another Madonna film: does anyone really need to know more?

The only thing worse than Madonna trying to be funny is Madonna trying to be serious.

The only thing worse than being trapped on a desert island with Madonna is being trapped on a desert island with Madonna and a film crew.

In 2002, the only thing worse than Madonna in SWEPT AWAY was Robin Williams in DEATH TO SMOOCHY.

The only thing worse than watching Madonna in any movie is trying to come up with new ways of saying she can't act.


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