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Swinging to the Left Swingers is a trendy comedy set in mid-90s Hollywood at the height of the rebirth of swing dancing Its the story of a group of friends who spend their days searching for acting work and pass the nights by drinking and looking for love Being an independent film Swingers doesnt have the best script or award-winning actors It doesnt have high tech camera angles or flashy soundstages and costumes This movie does however have a strong plot and a great deal of humor Swingers goes out of its way to prove that a film doesnt have to be a blockbuster with a huge budget to be hilarious and teach a valuable lesson Jon Favreau stars as Mike a starving stand-up comedian and actor who finds himself in an emotional rut after breaking up with his girlfriend of six years Michelle Mike is boring everyone with his recap of their relationship moping around his apartment and even having long discussions with his answering machine Mikes fast-talking and smooth buddy Trent played by Vince Vaughn decides enough is enough Trent concludes its time to show Mike how to move on with life by taking him to Vegas on a-spur-of-the-moment road trip in search of a fast time Instead they find themselves at a casino that seems to be the hot spot for everyone over sixty Mike and Trent soon go from studs to duds when they strike out with a couple of casino waitresses because Mike cant stop talking about Michelle When the boys get back to Hollywood they meet up with their friends Rob Sue and Charles played by Ron Livingston Patrick Van Horn and Alex Desert The five of them caravan all around Los Angeles each in his own car going from party to party hoping to find the next good thing Along the way they manage to live on the edge and constantly find trouble Throughout the movie the interactions
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