Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
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.
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San Francisco Examiner

Like a Les Brown tune, a really dry martini and a hug from a good buddy, Swingers makes you feel warm all over, baby.
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Mr. Showbiz

By F. X. Feeney
Has such perfect pitch in small matters that, as it builds, it proves no less capable in tackling bigger issues--and what begin as chuckles become deep belly laughs.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
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]
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It's no masterpiece, but it's real.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
It's a "First Wives Club" for single guys, giving voice to a whole range of authentic, if not always responsible, attitudes and emotions.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The movie is sweet, funny, observant and goofy with a small ``g,'' which means you don't get paid, but at least you don't have to wear the suit.
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USA Today

By Andy Seiler
Uneven, amateurish and borderline misogynistic. But it's also very funny, and it never loses its cool.
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By James Berardinelli
Enjoyable in a shallow way, but there's nothing so special here that it warrants more than a cursory glance.
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Baltimore Sun

By Ann Hornaday
There're some low New York laughs in Swingers and some nice clothes if you like bad taste, but on the whole, I'd rather be in Philadelphia. At least they know how to make a sandwich in that town!
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71 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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