8 facts you might not know about 'Swingers'

Jon Favreau Wrote the Script in Two Weeks

Jon Favreau wrote the screenplay for "Swingers" in just two weeks, drawing from his own experiences as a struggling actor in Los Angeles

The Budget Was Very Low

The film was made on a shoestring budget of approximately $250,000. Despite its limited resources, "Swingers" went on to become a critical and commercial success

Vince Vaughn's Breakout Role

"Swingers" marked Vince Vaughn's breakout role as Trent Walker, the smooth-talking and confident best friend of Jon Favreau's character, Mike. Vaughn's performance helped catapult him to stardom

The Famous Phone Call Scene Was Improvised

One of the most memorable scenes in the film is when Vince Vaughn's character, Trent, leaves multiple voicemails for a woman he met at a bar. The entire scene was improvised by Vaughn

The Swing Dancing Scene Wasn't Planned

The iconic swing dancing scene at the Derby nightclub was not originally scripted. Doug Liman decided to include it after seeing people swing dancing at a club during the film's production

The "You're So Money" Line Was Inspired by Jon Favreau's Friends

The line "You're so money, and you don't even know it!" became one of the film's most quoted phrases.

It Was Shot in Just 18 Days

Due to the film's low budget, "Swingers" was shot in just 18 days. Despite the tight schedule, the filmmakers were able to capture the essence of the Los Angeles nightlife scene

The Title Sequence Was Inspired by "Reservoir Dogs"

The opening credits of "Swingers" feature the characters walking down the street in slow motion, similar to the iconic opening of Quentin Tarantino's "Reservoir Dogs