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Clueless (1995)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 19 July 1995 (USA)
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A rich high school student tries to boost a new pupil's popularity, but reckons without affairs of the heart getting in the way.



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Cher, a high school student in Beverly Hills, must survive the ups and downs of adolescent life. Her external demeanor at first seems superficial, but rather it hides her wit, charm, and intelligence which help her to deal with relationships, friends, family, school, and the all-important teenage social life. Written by Michael Kaminsky <kaminsky@ucsee.eecs.berkeley.edu>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Sex. Clothes. Popularity. Whatever. See more »


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sex related dialogue and some teen use of alcohol and drugs | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

19 July 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

I Was a Teenage Teenager  »

Box Office


$12,000,000 (estimated)


$56,631,572 (USA)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Alicia Silverstone (Cher) actually did not know how to correctly pronounce "Haitians" in the classroom scene. Director Amy Heckerling told the crew not to correct her because she liked it so much and wanted it to be in the film. See more »


In the mall scene where Tai is held over the balcony rail, when Cher and Christian get off the escalator, Cher is carrying a small purse that matches her dress. When they go to the bench to talk about Christian's black jacket, Cher puts the purse down on the bench next to her shopping bag. Later, Cher picks up her packages, but the purse is never seen again. See more »


Travis: I joined this program and there's steps. There's... uh...
Cher: Twelve?
Travis: Yeah, how'd you know?
Cher: Wild guess.
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Other than the Paramount Pictures logo and the movie's title, there are no opening credits. See more »


By Michel Legrand
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User Reviews

Funny, charming and innocent
14 November 2000 | by (Warwick, Rhode Island) – See all my reviews

This movie is another one of those feel good pictures you can't go wrong with. It's light and breezy like cruising the boulevard with the top down and it offers lots of laughs to boot.

Amy Heckerling has brought us another winner with a great supporting cast. A young teenage girl coming of age in of all places, Beverly Hills. The lead character, "Cher" played brilliantly by Alicia Silverstone, is a self centered high school girl in the beginning of the picture who's only interests include clothes, cars and credit cards. As the film progresses, she begins to mature and actually begins to care about other people, not to mention her environment. It's worth renting anytime. Just like "European Vacation" it doesn't matter how many times you see it, it still makes you laugh and that's worth it all.

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