Swimfan Synopsis
A high-school student (Erika Christensen) obsesses over a swimming champion (Jesse Bradford).
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Proof that a thriller can be sleekly shot, expertly cast, paced with crisp professionalism...and still be a letdown if its twists and turns...
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50

New York Post

By Jonathan Foreman
About two-thirds of the way through, a stupid, hyperbolic sensibility takes control of the project, running it screaming off the rails.
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
With his heavy features and grimacing shyness, Dante provides the best entertainment in Swimfan.
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50

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Polson's well-filmed thriller swims down the usual lanes for this sort of story, and everyone looks way too old for senior year; but many...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Drippy, derivative stalker flick.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Christensen is a bold actress with chilly frosting. For much of the movie, her character seems determined, sophisticated and bemused,...
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40

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Derivative, predictable and entirely forgettable, the sort of low-expectations genre picture that generally goes directly to video.
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30

Wall Street Journal

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The movie is juvenile on many levels, and it's downright creepy to watch an hour and a half of dramatized neoteny -- a state defined by...
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20

Film Threat

By Michael Dequina
Doesn't even reach the campy, trashy highs (or should I say "lows"?) of "The Crush."
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10

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
It would be great to see this turd squashed under a truck, preferably a semi.
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Rated PG-13 | For Language, Disturbing Images, Mature Thematic Elements and Sexual Content
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