Swept Away Synopsis
A woman (Madonna) and a sailor (Adriano Giannini) become stranded on an island.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Ritchie made a movie that never pretends to be more than a guilty pleasure of soft-core kitsch, and Madonna and Giannini (son of Giancarlo,...
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63

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
At its best, Swept Away is like a scrapbook of postcards starring two lovebirds with great tans.
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38

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
The fact that Swept Away got made at all implies there simply is no dissuading Madonna from her movie-star aspirations. Her tenacity is...
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38

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
One hopes that this is Hollywood's last go-round with Swept Away. Watching this fiasco, I kept having nightmares about a possible cartoon...
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38

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
A bad movie. No amount of perfume sprayed on talk show audiences by Madonna and her husband can eliminate the stench of failure emanating...
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30

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
For starters, it blows. Madonna continues to mistake a knack for striking poses with the interpretive skill of a real actor.
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25

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
The junior Giannini, who has inherited Giancarlo's handsome looks, portrays his mercurial character with energy and flair. Madonna doesn't....
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25

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A deserted island movie during which I desperately wished the characters had chosen one movie to take along if they were stranded on a...
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
A shrill, amateurish two-character play that demeans women and leaves men with the quaint notion that the best way to a woman's heart is...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Even camp status eludes this tepid and misguided picture.
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Swept away by Swept Away

By gilbert282
In a way this movie reminded me of storia di una donna (1970), dispite the true-to-life satire. Madonna was glamorous, as always, and yet quietly, humble as a sea after a violent storm. I would...

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Rated R | For Some Sexuality, Some Nudity and Language
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Common Sense Media says not for kids What a waste of potential.
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