Swept AwayOctober 11, 2002
A snooty socialite is stranded on a Mediterranean island with a communist sailor.
Release Year: 2002
Rating: 3.4/10 (9,276 voted)
Critic's Score: 18/100
Stars: Madonna, Adriano Giannini, Bruce Greenwood
Amber is 40, beautiful, rich, spoiled, and arrogant beyond measure. Nothing makes this woman happy, including her wealthy but passive husband (Tony), a pharmaceutical kingpin. When Tony takes her on a private cruise from Greece to Italy, Amber is unimpressed at this impromptu no-frills vacation, and takes out her anger on the ship's first mate, Giuseppe. When a storm leaves the two shipwrecked on a deserted island, however, the tables suddenly turn…
(as George Yiasoumi)
Release Date: 11 October 2002
Filming Locations: Alghero, Sassari, Sardinia, Italy
Box Office Details
Opening Weekend: $354,052
(13 October 2002)
(27 October 2002)
Did You Know?
The US opening of the movie was so poor, and the movie was so badly received that it went straight to video in the UK, director Guy Ritchie's home country.
Crew or equipment visible:
There is a camera and pier visible in close-ups of Amber and Giuseppe stranded in the dingy.
[trying to entice Amber into the water]
Oh, come on in. It's clean as a whistle.
Depends on who's been blowing in the whistle, doesn't it?
It's another Madonna film: does anyone really need to know
The only thing worse than Madonna trying to be funny is Madonna trying to be
The only thing worse than being trapped on a desert island with Madonna is
being trapped on a desert island with Madonna and a film
In 2002, the only thing worse than Madonna in SWEPT AWAY was Robin Williams
in DEATH TO SMOOCHY.
The only thing worse than watching Madonna in any movie is trying to come up
with new ways of saying she can't act.