Swingers is a 1996 American comedy-drama film about the lives of single, unemployed actors living on the 'eastside' of Hollywood, California during the 1990s swing revival. Written by Jon Favreau and directed by Doug Liman, the film starred Favreau alongside Vince Vaughn, featuring performances by Ron Livingston and Heather Graham.
Mike Peters is a struggling comedian who left New York to find success in Los Angeles, and is still upset over his girlfriend of six years, Michelle, breaking up with him six months prior. To help Mike with his depression, his womanizing friend Trent and some other aspiring actor friends try and get him back into the social scene.
|contentLocation||California Los Angeles|
|events||acting film industry|
|keywords||answering machine aspiring actor bar hopping break derby las vegas morning move struggle|
|nomination||European Film Award for Best Non-European Film|
|productionCompany||Alfred Shay Productions Independent Pictures|
|theme||buddy comedy independent romantic comedy romantic drama|