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Swimfan (2002)

PG-13 | | Drama, Thriller | 6 September 2002 (USA)
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A high school senior with a promising swimming career has a one-night stand with consequences.

Director:

John Polson

Writers:

Charles F. Bohl (as Charles Bohl), Phillip Schneider

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A Special Feature With Voices From The Cast Of The Thriller.

Stars: Shiri Appleby, Jesse Bradford, Erika Christensen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jesse Bradford ... Ben Cronin
Erika Christensen ... Madison Bell
Shiri Appleby ... Amy Miller
Kate Burton ... Carla Cronin
Clayne Crawford ... Josh
Jason Ritter ... Randy
Kia Goodwin Kia Goodwin ... Rene (as Kia Joy Goodwin)
Dan Hedaya ... Coach Simkins
Michael Higgins ... Mr. Tillman
Nick Sandow ... Detective John Zabel
Pamela Isaacs Pamela Isaacs ... Mrs. Egan
James DeBello ... Christopher Dante (as James Debello)
Phyllis Somerville ... Aunt Gretchen Christopher
Tom Cappadona ... Janitor
Malcolm Barrett ... Jock
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Storyline

New Jersey high school senior Ben Cronin is a former juvenile delinquent, whose past criminal behavior was fueled by and for drug use. He credits the support of his now long time girlfriend Amy Miller and getting into competitive swimming as the primary reasons for turning his life around, which includes working part-time at the hospital where his single mother works. He has become the star swimmer of his high school team, so much so that scouts from Stanford University are coming in a week's time to watch Ben swim. Ben has a new swim fan in Madison Bell, a recent transfer student to Ben's high school. Despite Ben making it clear that he is in a committed relationship, Madison seduces him, the seduction to which he succumbs. They agree afterward that their encounter was a one-time only event, but Ben slowly comes to the realization that despite Madison's assertions to the contrary, she has more in mind with him. He feels her constant unspoken threats to expose their tryst and ... Written by Huggo

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Taglines:

It's murder getting the man you want. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements, sexual content, disturbing images and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

West [Russia]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 September 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Swimfan85 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,326,601, 8 September 2002

Gross USA:

$28,564,995

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$34,411,240
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Joseph M. Caracciolo Jr.: The film's producer plays a policeman during the opening credits. See more »

Goofs

When Madison and Ben are talking on-line, her screen name is clearly stated to be "SwimFan85". When she signs off, Ben's computer says "Swimfan has signed off". See more »

Quotes

Madison: You said that you loved me!
Ben: You told me to.
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Alternate Versions

According to the BBFC the film was re-edited by UK distributor Icon. The new version runs ca. 40 sec. shorter but has the same rating (12A). See more »


Soundtracks

It's Nothing New
Written by Daniel Thompson and Eric Thompson
Performed by James McGorman
Courtesy of Heavy Hitters
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Plaigirism!!...seen it all before!
1 October 2004 | by SajeevaSSee all my reviews

I was unfortunately not impressed at all with this so called 'blockbuster' movie, as i thought it to be a remake of Adrian Lynne's 80's cult classic-"Fatal Attraction".

As i watched it, everything seemed so familiar, the 'bad girl' thrillers have been all seen before, and the only way this differs from all of the others is that this is set in high school. If they trying to make this anither one of those high school classics, it has failed disastrously. For people who thought this movie was great, they should first check out "Fatal attraction"- the concept is the same. Madison- Erika Christensan plays Glen Close's character, Ben - Jesse Bradford plays Micheal Douglas' character, and Amy - shiri Appelby plays Anne Archer's character.

I was not impressed with this movie, and wouldn't recommend it to anyone who has seen "Fatal Attraction".


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