Dominique Swain

Dominique Ariane Swain (born August 12, 1980) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as the title character in the 1997 film adaptation of Vladimir Nabokov's novel Lolita, and as Jamie Archer in the film Face/Off. Swain started her career in Hollywood as a stunt double; she appeared as the double for Macaulay Culkin's younger sister Quinn in Joseph Ruben's The Good Son (1993). In 1995, at the age of 14, she was chosen out of 2,500 girls to play the title role in Adrian Lyne's controversial 1997 screen adaptation of Lolita, as Dolores "Lolita" Haze. She was 15 during filming and her performance was praised by critics. She later then played the rebellious teen Jamie Archer in John Woo's Face/Off (1997). She starred in the 1998 drama film Girl, in which she plays a high-schooler who is determined to lose her virginity. In 2009, Swain appeared in Starz Inside: Sex and the Cinema which discussed the depiction of sex in film. That same year, she was featured in the movie Noble Things, about the country star Jimmy Wayne Collins, which also starred country musician Lee Ann Womack. Swain also starred in the horror/slasher film Fall Down Dead as the main character, Christie Wallace. She starred in Monte Hellman's romance thriller Road to Nowhere in 2010. In 2011, Swain was featured in David Ren's action thriller The Girl from the Naked Eye. She starred in the direct-to-video science fiction film Nazis at the Center of the Earth in 2012. In 2013, Swain starred in ...

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Alpha Dog (2006)

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Johnny Truelove likes to see himself as tough. He's the son of an underworld figure and a drug dealer. Johnny also likes to get tough when things don't go his way. When Jake Mazursky fails to pay up for Johnny, things get worse for the Mazursky family, as Johnny ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Cassavetes
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Matthew Barry  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Fernando Vargas

Johnny Truelove likes to see himself as tough. He's the son of an underworld figure and a drug dealer. Johnny also likes to get tough when things don't go his way. When Jake Mazursky fails to pay up for Johnny, things get worse for the Mazursky family, as Johnny ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Cassavetes
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Matthew Barry  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Fernando Vargas

Face/Off (1997)

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Sean Archer, a very tough, rugged FBI Agent. Who is still grieving for his dead son Michael. Archer believes that his son's killer is his sworn enemy, a very powerful criminal, Castor Troy. One day, Archer has finally cornered Castor, however, their fight has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Woo
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Nicolas Cage  •  Joan Allen  •  Dominique Swain

Sean Archer, a very tough, rugged FBI Agent. Who is still grieving for his dead son Michael. Archer believes that his son's killer is his sworn enemy, a very powerful criminal, Castor Troy. One day, Archer has finally cornered Castor, however, their fight has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Woo
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Nicolas Cage  •  Joan Allen  •  Dominique Swain

Lolita (1997)

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Urbane professor Humbert Humbert marries a New England widow to be near her nymphet daughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adrian Lyne
CAST:  Jeremy Irons  •  Dominique Swain  •  Melanie Griffith  •  Frank Langella

Urbane professor Humbert Humbert marries a New England widow to be near her nymphet daughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adrian Lyne
CAST:  Jeremy Irons  •  Dominique Swain  •  Melanie Griffith  •  Frank Langella

Pumpkin (2002)

Carolyn's sorority sisters set their sights on the Sorority of the Year award and coaching challenged athletes is their ticket to the trophy. But when the queen of formals finds herself mentoring Pumpkin, a disabled athlete, their two worlds collide.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Abrams  •  Adam Larson Broder
CAST:  Christina Ricci  •  Hank Harris  •  Brenda Blethyn  •  Dominique Swain

Carolyn's sorority sisters set their sights on the Sorority of the Year award and coaching challenged athletes is their ticket to the trophy. But when the queen of formals finds herself mentoring Pumpkin, a disabled athlete, their two worlds collide.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Abrams  •  Adam Larson Broder
CAST:  Christina Ricci  •  Hank Harris  •  Brenda Blethyn  •  Dominique Swain

Toxic (2008)

The lives of a nightclub owner, a crime boss, a stripper, a bartender, two hitmen, a prostitute and a psychic take a turn for the worse when they are trapped in an escaped mental patient's sinister path of madness and destruction.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Pao
CAST:  Susan Ward  •  Master P  •  Dominique Swain  •  Charity Shea

The lives of a nightclub owner, a crime boss, a stripper, a bartender, two hitmen, a prostitute and a psychic take a turn for the worse when they are trapped in an escaped mental patient's sinister path of madness and destruction.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Pao
CAST:  Susan Ward  •  Master P  •  Dominique Swain  •  Charity Shea

New Best Friend (2002)

Alicia is a poor girl starting college. Hadley, Julianne and Sydney are three well-off girls in a row house. Classes begin and Alicia is paired with Hadley to work on a sociology class project. At first rejected, Alicia is finally accepted into Hadley's clique ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zoe Clarke-Williams
CAST:  Mia Kirshner  •  Meredith Monroe  •  Dominique Swain  •  Scott Bairstow

Alicia is a poor girl starting college. Hadley, Julianne and Sydney are three well-off girls in a row house. Classes begin and Alicia is paired with Hadley to work on a sociology class project. At first rejected, Alicia is finally accepted into Hadley's clique ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zoe Clarke-Williams
CAST:  Mia Kirshner  •  Meredith Monroe  •  Dominique Swain  •  Scott Bairstow

Intern (2000)

A young, underappreciated intern at the ultra-hip magazine Skirt must learn to deal with kissy-face phoniness, model tantrums and bulimic editors, while trying to steal the heart of a dashing British art director from the grips of a supermodel.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Lange
CAST:  Dominique Swain  •  Ben Pullen  •  Peggy Lipton  •  Joan Rivers

A young, underappreciated intern at the ultra-hip magazine Skirt must learn to deal with kissy-face phoniness, model tantrums and bulimic editors, while trying to steal the heart of a dashing British art director from the grips of a supermodel.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Lange
CAST:  Dominique Swain  •  Ben Pullen  •  Peggy Lipton  •  Joan Rivers

Tart (2001)

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A student will do anything to become part of the "in-crowd" at the exclusive school she attends in New York.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christina Wayne
CAST:  Dominique Swain  •  Brad Renfro  •  Bijou Phillips  •  Mischa Barton

A student will do anything to become part of the "in-crowd" at the exclusive school she attends in New York.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christina Wayne
CAST:  Dominique Swain  •  Brad Renfro  •  Bijou Phillips  •  Mischa Barton

Happy Campers (2001)

Chaos and rampant hormones reign when teenage counselors are left in charge during their summer-camp director's absence.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Waters
CAST:  Jaime King  •  Emily Bergl  •  Dominique Swain  •  Monica Hewes

Chaos and rampant hormones reign when teenage counselors are left in charge during their summer-camp director's absence.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Waters
CAST:  Jaime King  •  Emily Bergl  •  Dominique Swain  •  Monica Hewes

Magik

Lewis Clark is a brilliant author who stumbles upon a world of Magic after the disappearance of his two young children. He begins a quest to try to stop the insidious evil that threatens to destroy both his new world and his old one.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Wallis
CAST:  Benedict Cumberbatch  •  Matthew Goode  •  Dominique Swain  •  Samantha Morton

Lewis Clark is a brilliant author who stumbles upon a world of Magic after the disappearance of his two young children. He begins a quest to try to stop the insidious evil that threatens to destroy both his new world and his old one.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Wallis
CAST:  Benedict Cumberbatch  •  Matthew Goode  •  Dominique Swain  •  Samantha Morton

Blue Dream (2013)

A news writer finds himself caught up in a world of sex, drugs and corporate takeovers as he tries to solve a series of murders.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hatanaka
CAST:  James Duval  •  Dominique Swain  •  Pollyanna McIntosh  •  Kayden Kross

A news writer finds himself caught up in a world of sex, drugs and corporate takeovers as he tries to solve a series of murders.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hatanaka
CAST:  James Duval  •  Dominique Swain  •  Pollyanna McIntosh  •  Kayden Kross

Out of Season (2004)

When a young drifter is forced to stay the winter in a small seaside town, he inadvertently becomes the catalyst for deceit, double crossings and murder amongst the locals.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jevon O'Neill
CAST:  Dennis Hopper  •  Gina Gershon  •  Dominique Swain  •  Jim Carter

When a young drifter is forced to stay the winter in a small seaside town, he inadvertently becomes the catalyst for deceit, double crossings and murder amongst the locals.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jevon O'Neill
CAST:  Dennis Hopper  •  Gina Gershon  •  Dominique Swain  •  Jim Carter

A Horse Tale (2015)

Uptight city accountant Michael Thompson is hired to help a family save their stable before the bank shuts them down. Michael reluctantly agrees, but as he searches for ways to save a family's legacy, he finds something he never expected.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Keller
CAST:  Charisma Carpenter  •  Patrick Muldoon  •  Dominique Swain  •  Mandalynn Carlson

Uptight city accountant Michael Thompson is hired to help a family save their stable before the bank shuts them down. Michael reluctantly agrees, but as he searches for ways to save a family's legacy, he finds something he never expected.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Keller
CAST:  Charisma Carpenter  •  Patrick Muldoon  •  Dominique Swain  •  Mandalynn Carlson

Nazis at the Center of the Earth (2012)

A group of researchers in Antarctica are abducted by a platoon of masked soldiers and dragged into a hidden continent in the center of the Earth. There, they discover that surviving Nazi soldiers are plotting an invasion of Earth to revive the Third Reich.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph J. Lawson
CAST:  Dominique Swain  •  Jake Busey  •  Trevor Kuhn  •  Lilan Bowden

A group of researchers in Antarctica are abducted by a platoon of masked soldiers and dragged into a hidden continent in the center of the Earth. There, they discover that surviving Nazi soldiers are plotting an invasion of Earth to revive the Third Reich.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph J. Lawson
CAST:  Dominique Swain  •  Jake Busey  •  Trevor Kuhn  •  Lilan Bowden

The Girl from the Naked Eye (2012)

Jake is a driver for a seedy escort service operating out of 'The Naked Eye strip club', he's a street thug type who falls for a witty high-class escort named Sandy. Except one night Sandy is found murdered, the only clues left behind are cell phone calls made the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Ren
CAST:  Jason Yee  •  Samantha Streets  •  Gary Stretch  •  Dominique Swain

Jake is a driver for a seedy escort service operating out of 'The Naked Eye strip club', he's a street thug type who falls for a witty high-class escort named Sandy. Except one night Sandy is found murdered, the only clues left behind are cell phone calls made the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Ren
CAST:  Jason Yee  •  Samantha Streets  •  Gary Stretch  •  Dominique Swain

The Smokers (2000)

Tired of being used and abused by the opposite sex, three girlfriends decide to turn the tables on the guys who cross them by teaching them a sex-ed lesson they'll never forget! But their little scheme backfires when their secret gets out, and when one of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kat Slater
CAST:  Dominique Swain  •  Busy Philipps  •  Keri Lynn Pratt  •  Thora Birch

Tired of being used and abused by the opposite sex, three girlfriends decide to turn the tables on the guys who cross them by teaching them a sex-ed lesson they'll never forget! But their little scheme backfires when their secret gets out, and when one of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kat Slater
CAST:  Dominique Swain  •  Busy Philipps  •  Keri Lynn Pratt  •  Thora Birch

Noble Things (2009)

Jimmy Wayne Collins finds himself adrift in Memphis, Tennessee. Forced to return home to the piney woods of Southeast Texas, Jimmy will face his imprisoned brother, his dying father and the demons he left behind.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brett Moses  •  Dan McMellen
CAST:  Brett Moses  •  Ryan Hurst  •  Michael Parks  •  Dominique Swain

Jimmy Wayne Collins finds himself adrift in Memphis, Tennessee. Forced to return home to the piney woods of Southeast Texas, Jimmy will face his imprisoned brother, his dying father and the demons he left behind.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brett Moses  •  Dan McMellen
CAST:  Brett Moses  •  Ryan Hurst  •  Michael Parks  •  Dominique Swain

Stuntmen (2009)

When the industry's two biggest stuntmen are nominated for Stuntman of the Year, an over-ambitious documentarian reignites a dormant rivalry between the two men that results in an all out press war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Amadio
CAST:  Marc Blucas  •  Ross Patterson  •  Chris Tarantino  •  Dominique Swain

When the industry's two biggest stuntmen are nominated for Stuntman of the Year, an over-ambitious documentarian reignites a dormant rivalry between the two men that results in an all out press war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Amadio
CAST:  Marc Blucas  •  Ross Patterson  •  Chris Tarantino  •  Dominique Swain

Prairie Fever (2008)

A group of women contracted a strange fever and a former sheriff is responsible for taking them to the hospital in the nearest town, but in their way they will encounter a gang of murderers. His only hope is a woman whose beauty is matched only by his skill with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David S. Cass Sr.  •  Stephen Bridgewater
CAST:  Kevin Sorbo  •  Dominique Swain  •  Jamie Anne Allman  •  Jillian Armenante

A group of women contracted a strange fever and a former sheriff is responsible for taking them to the hospital in the nearest town, but in their way they will encounter a gang of murderers. His only hope is a woman whose beauty is matched only by his skill with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David S. Cass Sr.  •  Stephen Bridgewater
CAST:  Kevin Sorbo  •  Dominique Swain  •  Jamie Anne Allman  •  Jillian Armenante

Road to Nowhere (2010)

A passionate filmmaker creating a film based upon a true crime casts an unknown mysterious young woman bearing a disturbing resemblance to the femme fatale in the story. Unsuspectingly, he finds himself drawn into a complex web of haunting intrigue: he becomes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Monte Hellman
CAST:  Tygh Runyan  •  Dominique Swain  •  Shannyn Sossamon  •  Cliff DeYoung

A passionate filmmaker creating a film based upon a true crime casts an unknown mysterious young woman bearing a disturbing resemblance to the femme fatale in the story. Unsuspectingly, he finds himself drawn into a complex web of haunting intrigue: he becomes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Monte Hellman
CAST:  Tygh Runyan  •  Dominique Swain  •  Shannyn Sossamon  •  Cliff DeYoung
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