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
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One scene, in which Trent yells at Sue for insulting Mike, was written at Vince Vaughn's request to make it clear that beneath Trent's swagger, he truly cared for Mike as a friend. See more »
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 »
I'm gonna make Gretzky's head bleed for super fan 99 over here.
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Instead of scrolling up, the credits at the end of the film flash on and off of the screen. See more »
Italian theatrical and video release omit a scene set in Las Vegas in the trailer park, where Trent tells the girl the story about his audition for the role of "brother". See more »
Let me preface this review by saying that this is my favorite film of all time. I'm not saying it was the best, most artistic, original, or most innovative...but it is my favorite. It's a movie about a 20-something man getting over a nasty break-up, living in Los Angeles. Pretty simple stuff, but the honesty in the film is amazing. This film boasts the most realistic, and interesting depictions of male friendship I've ever seen. Some might simply pawn this movie off as a buddy flick, but it goes so much deeper than that. Mikey (Favreau) deals with insecurity, rejection, depression, an overwhelming feeling of inadequacy. Something almost everyone can relate to. And, as an audience member, you live and die with the poor guy. The supporting cast is very strong, popping in and out as the assortment of friends populating Mikey's social life. Each is trying, in his own way, to get their buddy out of his post-break up funk, which meet with varying degrees of success. Swingers is chock full of laugh-out-loud moments, and oft-quoted lines ("Our baby's all grows up!") that could very easily lead to repeated viewings of this masterpiece.
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