Dangerous Liaisons is the film based on the novel of the same name by Choderlos de Laclos set in 18th century France. Marquise de Merteuil’s asks her ex-lover Vicomte de Valmont to seduce the future wife of another ex-lover of hers in return for one last night with her. Yet things don’t go as planned in this love triangle drama.

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  1. Choderlos de Laclos

    Author, Screenplay

  2. Christopher Hampton


  3. Stephen Frears


Top Billed Cast

  1. Glenn Close

    Glenn Close

    Marquise Isabelle de Merteuil

  2. John Malkovich

    John Malkovich

    Vicomte Sébastien de Valmont

  3. Michelle Pfeiffer

    Michelle Pfeiffer

    Madame Marie de Tourvel

  4. Swoosie Kurtz

    Swoosie Kurtz

    Madame de Volanges

  5. Keanu Reeves

    Keanu Reeves

    Le Chevalier Raphael Danceny

  6. Mildred Natwick

    Mildred Natwick

    Madame de Rosemonde

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 59m

Budget $14,000,000.00

Revenue $34,670,720.00

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Release Information

  • December 16, 1988
    R, Theatrical



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