Miramax Films | Release Date: October 18, 1996 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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METASCORE
Generally favorable reviews based on 25 Critic Reviews
Positive:
20
Mixed:
5
Negative:
0
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100
The beauty of Swingers lies in the irony of its title: Despite their lounge-lizard posing, these guys will never really live up to their Rat Pack dreams.
80
TNT RoughCutTom Park
Hilarious.
80
Suspicious and hilariously self-absorbed, Favreau's every bit as comfortable in California as Charles Grodin's "Heartbreak Kid" was in Miami. [18 October 1996, p. C3]
75
Doesn't really add up to much -- except a good time. But it's smart, funny and cute. With all that going for you, who needs to be money? [25 October 1996, Friday, p.H]
70
For the most part, a delight.
50
It's a very movie-conscious movie, and that aspect of it palls.
40
This is a pretty leaden cinematic experience.