"The Swimmer" quotes

The Swimmer poster
A man spends a summer day swimming as many pools as he can all over a quiet suburban town.

Director: Frank Perry, Sydney Pollack
Writer: Eleanor Perry, John Cheever
Production: Columbia Pictures Corporation
Genre: drama
Year: 1968
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 7.6
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 09 Aug 1968
Awards: 1 win

76 Clips

Let's go away for a coupla weeks - The Swimmer 01:37
Let's go away for a coupla weeks
We made love together in this pool - The Swimmer 00:20
We made love together in this pool
I had a few comforts of my own - The Swimmer 01:27
I had a few comforts of my own
What was the name of that play in Boston - The Swimmer 00:43
What was the name of that play in Boston
What are you doing here - The Swimmer 00:33
What are you doing here
You look the type that goes in for swimming - The Swimmer 00:41
You look the type that goes in for swimming
There are three things to remember - The Swimmer 00:16
There are three things to remember
He's not going to get a penny - The Swimmer 00:36
He's not going to get a penny
What's the matter with you - The Swimmer 01:14
What's the matter with you
There's so little love in the world - The Swimmer 00:22
There's so little love in the world
It's a big wicked city - The Swimmer 01:11
It's a big wicked city
I think its very original - The Swimmer 00:40
I think its very original
I don't know if - The Swimmer 00:44
I don't know if
I'm swimming home - The Swimmer 00:42
I'm swimming home
I've got to be on my way - The Swimmer 00:41
I've got to be on my way
I figured it out - The Swimmer 00:45
I figured it out
That's what I'll do - The Swimmer 01:04
That's what I'll do
I'd like to see all those glistening domes and minarets - The Swimmer 01:04
I'd like to see all those glistening domes and minarets
Look how  clear  the water is - The Swimmer 00:16
Look how clear the water is
The Grahams put in a pool - The Swimmer 00:28
The Grahams put in a pool
Where are you coming from - The Swimmer 01:28
Where are you coming from
I don't believe it - The Swimmer 00:27
I don't believe it
Did you ever see such a glorious day - The Swimmer 00:11
Did you ever see such a glorious day
Ned's just crazy about our pool - The Swimmer 01:05
Ned's just crazy about our pool
She had to have Dijon mustard - The Swimmer 01:14
She had to have Dijon mustard
How goes it in  Never Never Land - The Swimmer 01:54
How goes it in Never Never Land
This looks like my wagon - The Swimmer 00:43
This looks like my wagon
Now what did you do that for - The Swimmer 00:57
Now what did you do that for
Who gave you permission to use the pool - The Swimmer 00:22
Who gave you permission to use the pool
I could  really  do it - The Swimmer 02:02
I could really do it
I want you to get out of here now - The Swimmer 00:24
I want you to get out of here now
We're running out o' Tabasco - The Swimmer 00:25
We're running out o' Tabasco
I've heard of an opening - The Swimmer 00:43
I've heard of an opening
This time of the year - The Swimmer 00:28
This time of the year
I'll call it the Lucinda River - The Swimmer 00:23
I'll call it the Lucinda River
I want to swim just one lane - The Swimmer 01:08
I want to swim just one lane
Well congratulations - The Swimmer 00:25
Well congratulations
Come over tonight - The Swimmer 00:24
Come over tonight
We're swimming across the county - The Swimmer 00:32
We're swimming across the county
This is Julie Ann Hooper - The Swimmer 00:33
This is Julie Ann Hooper
You're not welcome here - The Swimmer 00:38
You're not welcome here
I thought you were gonna dive - The Swimmer 00:18
I thought you were gonna dive
French strawberry jam - The Swimmer 01:08
French strawberry jam
I'm an explorer - The Swimmer 00:22
I'm an explorer
Where did you meet this boy - The Swimmer 01:01
Where did you meet this boy
Here's to sugar on the strawberries - The Swimmer 00:39
Here's to sugar on the strawberries
How bonnie are the banks of the Lucinda River - The Swimmer 00:30
How bonnie are the banks of the Lucinda River
You've got a gorgeous pool - The Swimmer 00:28
You've got a gorgeous pool
My mother gave me 25 cents for mowing the lawn around our house - The Swimmer 00:56
My mother gave me 25 cents for mowing the lawn around our...
How beautiful are thy feet in sandles - The Swimmer 00:25
How beautiful are thy feet in sandles
Across the county - The Swimmer 00:32
Across the county
If you make believe hard enough that something is true - The Swimmer 00:25
If you make believe hard enough that something is true
Thy belly is like a heap of wheat - The Swimmer 00:42
Thy belly is like a heap of wheat
What did I do to you - The Swimmer 02:29
What did I do to you
I don't remember - The Swimmer 02:31
I don't remember
How's the family - The Swimmer 01:09
How's the family
Just one minute - The Swimmer 00:17
Just one minute
Where have you been keeping yourself - The Swimmer 00:17
Where have you been keeping yourself
Lucinda's waiting - The Swimmer 00:16
Lucinda's waiting
The girls are home playing tennis - The Swimmer 00:27
The girls are home playing tennis
Those kids of mine think I got all the answers - The Swimmer 00:24
Those kids of mine think I got all the answers
Why can't we travel more - The Swimmer 00:26
Why can't we travel more
This is the day Ned Merrill swims across the county - The Swimmer 00:19
This is the day Ned Merrill swims across the county
If there is anything you want - The Swimmer 00:17
If there is anything you want
We  both  loved it - The Swimmer 00:10
We both loved it
Did you know I went to spy on you once in the lobby of the theater - The Swimmer 01:46
Did you know I went to spy on you once in the lobby of the...
Won't be long now - The Swimmer 00:26
Won't be long now
For Christ's sake - The Swimmer 00:34
For Christ's sake
What's the matter with that sun - The Swimmer 00:20
What's the matter with that sun
They form a river all the way to our house - The Swimmer 00:19
They form a river all the way to our house
I'm a very special human being - The Swimmer 00:14
I'm a very special human being
Now wait a minute - The Swimmer 01:13
Now wait a minute
How did you meet Mrs - The Swimmer 01:13
How did you meet Mrs
We just never got tired - The Swimmer 01:25
We just never got tired
We're all gonna die - The Swimmer 00:34
We're all gonna die
I'm bad at sports and - The Swimmer 01:51
I'm bad at sports and

Cast

Ned Merrill - Burt Lancaster
Julie Hooper - Janet Landgard
Shirley Abbott - Janice Rule
Donald Westerhazy - Tony Bickley
Peggy Forsburgh - Marge Champion
Mrs. Halloran - Nancy Cushman
Howie Hunsacker - Bill Fiore
Ticket Seller - David Garfield
Betty Graham - Kim Hunter
Sylvia Finney - Rose Gregorio
Howard Graham - Charles Drake
Chauffeur - Bernie Hamilton
Mr. Halloran - House Jameson
Jack Finney - Jimmy Joyce
Kevin Gilmartin - Michael Kearney
Stu Forsburgh - Richard McMurray
Lillian Hunsacker - Jan Miner
Cynthia - Diana Muldaur
Vernon - Keri Oleson
Mrs. Hammar - Cornelia Otis Skinner
Henry Biswanger - Dolph Sweet
Grace Biswanger - Louise Troy
Helen Westerhazy - Diana Van der Vlis
Biswangers' Pool Party Guest - Philip Bruns
Muffie - Alva Celauro
Man at Pool Party - John Cheever
Matron at the Biswangers' Pool - Lisa Daniels
Bunkers' Pool Party Guest - John Gerstad
Enid Bunker - Marilyn Langner
Bunkers' Pool Party Guest - Ray Mason
Lifeguard - Dennis McMullen