The Rules of Attraction

The Rules of Attraction

DVD - 2003
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Sean is a student at a well-respected private college on the East Coast. Sean is attracted to Lauren, while Lauren is infatuated with Victor. Lauren's empty-headed roommate Lara is also attracted to Victor, while he has no qualms about being involved with both. Lauren used to date Paul, but Paul, a bisexual, currently lusts after Sean. Meanwhile, friendly campus drug dealer Rupert finds a ready market for cocaine among his classmates; Sean, a user, finds himself financially embarrassed and begins dealing drugs to help pay off his debts, while leading Paul on for his ready supply of marijuana.
Publisher: [United States] : Lions Gate Home Entertainment, [2003], ©2002
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Edition: Widescreen version (16x9)
Credits: Director of photography, Robert Brinkmann ; editor, Sharon Rutter ; music, Tomandandy ; costume designer, Louise Frogley ; production designer, Sharon Seymour.
Performers: James Van Der Beek, Shannyn Sossamon, Jessica Biel, Ian Somerhalder, Kate Bosworth, Fred Savage, Eric Szmanda, Kip Pardue.
Audience: MPAA rating: R; for strong sexual content, drug use, language and violent images
Language Note: In English, with optional English and Spanish subtitles
UPC: 031398822721
Call Number: DVD R

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An adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis' novel, this movie about a group of bored, privileged college kids is a satire of life and love at upper-class colleges.

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Dec 29, 2018

Six stars.

Oct 20, 2017

Thought they looked familiar: Kate Bosworth at 19 and Jessica Biel at 20 in this R rated (NC-17 in mho) film on drug and alcohol infused college students looking for or having sex on campus. Among them, a trio in a love triangle found little but frustrations and violence. Skip this if offended by graphic sex scenes and or hated the 2005 "American Psycho" which was adapted from a novel written by Bret Easton Ellis who also wrote the novel for this film in 1987. Here, on campus drug seller Sean was the younger brother of the Wall Street animal Patrick Bateman in American Psycho. Some of the scenes depicting assaults on unconscious women ain't funny, not after the "Brock Turner," "Harvey Weinstein" etc.

jmmason May 02, 2012

This movie is based upon a novel by Bret Ellis that is not especially good. The main interest here is the scene on the bed with Ian and the other guy jumping around in their tighty whiteys. Its also fun to watch Ian try to seduce Dawson with that kiss.

mamiuno May 02, 2012

diz shyt iz real crazi n plz itz a claziq..............


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Oct 21, 2017

The best part, not that an endorsement is the narration of a student's wild European romp, too long to post but you can find it in IMDb:

This might be made up but thoughtful at least quote however is not in IMDb:
With European girls, it's just a numbers game. If you stand in any European city and you ask every girl that walks by if she'll fxck you, one in 20 will say yes.


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