The Rules of Attraction Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 9112

Average Rating: 2.4/4

# of Ratings: 87

Theatrical Release Date: 10/11/2002

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Comedy

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Roger Avary

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

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

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dukeakasmudge - wrote on 09/17/2011

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 - wrote on 07/19/2007

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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Awesome soundtrack, directing and fantastic plot

Josh C - wrote on 04/27/2007

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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