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Clueless (1995)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 19 July 1995 (USA)
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>

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Sex. Clothes. Popularity. Is there a problem here? See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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

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19 July 1995 (USA)  »

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I Was a Teenage Teenager  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

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$56,631,572 (USA)
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Trivia

One of the promotional items distributed to tie in with the film was a booklet called "How to Speak Cluelessly." In it was a lexicon of many of the invented terms used for the Clueless (1995) world, some of which became part of real teen lingo at the time. An example was a Baldwin being a very handsome male, as in the famous sibling actors. See more »

Goofs

When Cher calls Josh using the pay phone she dials the number without putting in coins. Also, Josh hangs up the phone without knowing exactly where she is in Sun Valley. See more »

Quotes

Josh: I think I'd really like to check out Environmental Law.
Mel: Why? You want to have a miserable, frustrating life?
Cher: Oh, Josh will have that no matter what he does.
Mel: At least he knows what he's doing. And he's in a good college. I'd like to see you have a little bit of direction.
Cher: I have direction.
Josh: Yeah, towards the mall.
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Crazy Credits

Other than the Paramount Pictures logo and the movie's title, there are no opening credits. See more »

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Featured in Starz Inside: Fashion in Film (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

CLOSER TO HEAVEN
By Wenty Morris
Performed by The Chocolate Hippies
Courtesy of Chippie Records
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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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