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Cruel Intentions (1999)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  5 March 1999 (USA)
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Kathryn makes a bet that her step-brother, Sebastian, won't be able to bed Annette (a virgin, who wants to wait until love). If he loses, Kathryn gets his Jaguar, if he wins, he gets Kathryn.

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Kathryn makes a bet that her step-brother, Sebastian, won't be able to bed Annette (a virgin, who wants to wait until marriage) before the start of the school year. If he loses, Kathryn gets his Roadster, if he wins, he gets Kathryn Written by Scott Stoecker <mrgastruck@yahoo.com>

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seduction | virgin | bet | jaguar | love | See All (137) »

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What you can't have, you can't resist. See more »

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Rated R for strong sexual dialogue and sexual situations involving teens, language and drug use | See all certifications »

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$10,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£898,118 (UK) (18 June 1999)

Gross:

£4,080,631 (UK) (13 August 1999)
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Cecile Caldwell: He took down my pants and he started writing the alphabet but he was writing it with his tongue.
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Written by Craig Armstrong and Jerry Burns
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Featuring Elizabeth Fraser
Courtesy of Astralwerks/Virgin Records Limited/Melankolic
Elizabeth Fraser appears courtesy of Capitol Records
Published by EMI Virgin Music. Inc. & Monument Music Ltd./Careers-BMG Music Publishing Inc.
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A Back Stabbingly Beautiful film
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A delicious and dark teenage drama about power among peers, with the Art of Seduction playing a key role.

This is a gorgeous and sexy film, and there's a packed all-star cast on the absolute top of their game. Gellar, Reese, and Selma provide a climax of sexual energy throughout; pursued by the suave and extremely good looking Ryan Phillippe. Accompanied by a knockout soundtrack these young actors have helped set the bar for stylish teen dramas very high.

Essential viewing for anyone who is remotely interested!

But who will prove hardest to get?... who is innocent?... And who has Cruel Intentions?.


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