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Swinging with the Finkels (2011)

R | | Comedy, Romance | 17 June 2011 (UK)
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A suburban couple decide to shake up their marriage by "swinging" with another couple.

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Jonathan Newman

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Jonathan Newman
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Freeman ... Alvin Finkel
Mandy Moore ... Ellie Finkel
Jonathan Silverman ... Peter
Melissa George ... Janet
Angus Deayton ... Richard
Daisy Beaumont ... Clementine
Paul Chowdhry Paul Chowdhry ... Henry
Jerry Stiller ... Mr. Winters
Beverley Klein Beverley Klein ... Mrs. Winters
Edward Akrout ... Andrew
Andi Osho ... Nurse Franklin
Tim Beckmann ... Jim
Louie Spence ... Juan Carlos
Kenneth Collard ... Man Toes
Carolyn Tomkinson Carolyn Tomkinson ... Toe Jam Woman
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A suburban couple decide to shake up their marriage by "swinging" with another couple.

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How do you keep the flame alive? See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for sexual content and language | See all certifications »
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Trivia

This is an expanded version of Jonathan Newman's short film Sex with the Finkels (2008). See more »

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Brigham Young was not the founder of the Mormon Church, it was Joseph Smith. See more »

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By The Triplett Twins
By Permission of Boosey & Hawkes, An Imagem Company
Recording Courtesy of Fervor Records, a division of Wild Whirled Music
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It was light and entertaining
2 September 2011 | by Momo-36See all my reviews

I read the other reviews and think the film has gotten a bum wrap. It's not Oscar worthy but it's light and easy to watch. I wouldn't say it's a chick flick but definitely would be easy to see with some girlfriends but a couple would get a few chuckles out of it. Assuming you've never swung, it is a bit clichéd but it's not supposed to be taken seriously. The actors do a great job and maybe the writing could have been better. The directing was a bit bland but the overall quality of the production was pretty good. I thought the two main character had good chemistry too. Mandy is not my actress of choice but she's pretty good at light comedy. I've seen far worse actors trying to do comedy. I would recommend this film to friends and couples alike. If anything, once you finish the movie it will be easier to broach the subject of 'swinging' if you get the vibe that your partner is into it!


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