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Based onSwindle
by Gordon Korman
StarringJennette McCurdy
Noah Crawford
Chris O'Neal
Ariana Grande
Noah Munck
Fred Ewanuick
Ciara Bravo
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Producer(s)Scott McAbboy
Running time91 minutes
Production company(s)Pacific Bay Entertainment
Original networkNickelodeon
Original releaseAugust 24, 2013[1]

Swindle is a 2013 American television film starring Noah Crawford, Chris O'Neal, Jennette McCurdy, Noah Munck, Ariana Grande, Ciara Bravo, and Fred Ewanuick. Based on Gordon Korman's novel of the same name, the film tells the story of Griffin (Noah Crawford), a boy who retrieves his friend's valuable baseball card from an unscrupulous collectibles dealer with the help of his friends.[2][3][4] The film premiered August 24, 2013 to an audience of over 4.2 million viewers.[5] The film was released on DVD on March 19, 2014,[6] and on Blu-ray on December 4, 2015.[7]

Reception[change | change source]

Common Sense Media gave the film a rating of 4 out of 5 stars.

References[change | change source]

  1. "'Swindle' Trailer: Nickelodeon Teases New TV Movie Starring Ariana Grande And Jennette McCurdy". The Huffington Post. July 21, 2013. Retrieved July 22, 2013.
  2. "New Deets on Swindle!". Nick.com. October 3, 2012. Archived from the original on 2012-10-09. Retrieved 2013-02-27.
  3. Marechal, AJ (October 3, 2012). "Nick stars set to 'Swindle'". Variety. Retrieved 2017-08-23.
  4. Strecker, Erin (August 22, 2013). "'Swindle': Jennette McCurdy, Ariana Grande movie has tweens buzzing". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2017-08-23.
  5. Nickelodeon (August 27, 2013). "Nickelodeon’s ‘Swindle’ Takes the Top Spot With Kids and Tweens for the Week, Drawing 4.2 Million Total Viewers". Press release. Archived from the original on 2017-08-23. https://web.archive.org/web/20170823210435/http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/network-press-releases/nickelodeons-swindle-takes-the-top-spot-with-kids-and-tweens-for-the-week-drawing-4-2-million-total-viewers/. Retrieved 2017-08-23. 
  6. "Swindle – DVD". Amazon.
  7. "Swindle – Blu-ray". Amazon.