***1/2 out of **** Aspiring celebrities and golfers by day and passionate nighthawks by dark; the characters of Doug Liman's "Swingers" are perhaps the definitive male film personalities for this generation in particular. They embody the desire and all the fun of their era, although it's confusing to which one they belong. In 1996 when the film was released, America was experiencing a sort of swing revival and so the film immerses itself in this cultural comeback. But this … more
This is a really funny movie that definitely has some grain of truth. Anyone who has/currently lives in LA will likely find this portrayal of the LA dating scene pretty accurate. Vince Vaughn is excellent in the movie and is the perfect actor to play his macho, alpha male character. While there are definitely elements of the movie that are somewhat offensive, this fact is overridden by the comedic incidences portrayed as well as the terrific acting. This is definitely a modern classic.