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The Rules of Attraction (2002) Movie Information

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James Van Der Beek
Shannyn Sossamon
Kip Pardue
Jessica Biel
Ian Somerhalder
Russell Sams





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A winding tale of a group of Camden College students and their unusual love triangle.

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Ive heard so many bad reviews but I think it was a really good movie.Way better then I expected

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Chris Kavan 07/19/2007 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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At times a little too slick for its own good, Rules of Attraction is still a worthy film. James Van Der Beek takes a darker turn - for the better. Although you've seen all these characters before, it somehow feels fresh.

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04/27/2007 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Awesome soundtrack, directing and fantastic plot

This is a classic tale of college students and how their lives intertwine with one another. James Van Der Beek is great in his role of playing an "Emotional Vampire" or simply put an asshole. He isn't inherently an ass, he just can't seem to figure things out for himself so he gives up and feeds on other's feelings to figure out how he should act. He thinks he has fallen in love, but it is not with the right girl and becomes more of a infatuation.

The other characters: the rich prick, the slut, the openly gay, the closet gay, the drug dealers and the posers all have a great part in showing the college experience. They each have something in common: none of them know what is really going on but they all think they know everything.

Aside from a great plot and good acting, the movie ...

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