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Swept Away (2002) Poster

(2002)

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When asked why Madonna, his then-wife was cast in this movie, Guy Ritchie reportedly replied: "Because she was cheap and available."
Adriano Giannini plays the role that his father, Giancarlo Giannini, played in the original movie (Swept Away (1974).
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Madonna plays a character called Amber Leighton, which is the name of director (and Madonna's husband) Guy Ritchie mother.
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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.
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When the studio screened the film for Wertmüller, director of the original film, it is alleged that Lina Wertmüller left the theatre at the end crying out, "What did they do to my movie? Why [did] they do this?"
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This is, to date, Madonna's last starring role in a feature film. The failure of the film is believed to have killed her acting career.
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This is Guy Ritchie's third collaboration with his ex-wife, Madonna, after her (uncredited) turn in the BMW short film, Star (2001), and the music video "What It Feels Like for a Girl" (2001).
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Madonna had only finished her 2001 Drowned World Tour two weeks prior to filming.
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The film's working title was Love, Sex, Drugs and Money.
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Security onset increased due to the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
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