The incredibly spoiled and overprivileged students of Camden College are a backdrop for an unusual love triangle between a drug dealer, a virgin and a bisexual classmate.

  1. Roger Avary

    Director, Writer

  2. Bret Easton Ellis


Top Billed Cast

  1. James Van Der Beek

    James Van Der Beek

    Sean Bateman

  2. Shannyn Sossamon

    Shannyn Sossamon

    Lauren Hynde

  3. Ian Somerhalder

    Ian Somerhalder

    Paul Denton

  4. Jessica Biel

    Jessica Biel


  5. Kate Bosworth

    Kate Bosworth


Full Cast & Crew

The Rules of Attraction
The Rules of Attraction


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Status Released

Release Information

  • October 11, 2002


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 50m

Budget $4,000,000.00

Revenue -

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