Parents' Guide to


By Nell Minow, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Haven't we all seen this already? Too many times?

Movie PG-13 2002 85 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 15+

Swimfan Review

I saw this movie years ago. It was great.
age 13+

good movie

Good movie. some blood in brief scenes. A girl in a bikini seduces her major crush into having sex with her, she succeeds and they make out and splash about in the water for a while. The girl then sends nudes to the boy, tits are almost shown. Not for kids

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5):
Kids say (1):

Even though anyone who's ever seen a movie will know everything that's going to happen, there are some pretty good jump-out-at-you surprises in SWIMFAN. Having the hero (Jesse Bradford) spend so much time in the pool wearing nothing but a swimsuit and goggles adds to the atmosphere of vulnerability and otherworldliness. Erika Christensen (Traffic) is very effective in her retro good-girl dresses and high heels and uses her baby face well to switch instantly from innocence to obsession. Overall, though, the movie is a forgettable retread of more effective thrillers.

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