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10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  31 March 1999 (USA)
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A new kid must find a guy to date the meanest girl in school, the older sister of the girl he has a crush on, who cannot date until her older sister does.

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Adapted from William Shakespeare's play "The Taming of the Shrew," 10 Things I Hate About You starts off with Cameron, new student at Padua High, sitting in the office of the quirky guidance counselor Ms. Perky. He is then shown around the school by Michael, who will become his best friend. During his tour is when Cameron first sees Bianca Stratford, a beautiful sophomore with one problem: she isn't allowed to date. And neither is her "shrew" sister, Katarina, a senior who loves indie rock and feminist prose and hates conformity. But Kat and Bianca's father alters his house rule: now, Bianca can date... as long as Kat has a date, too. Now, in order for Cameron to date Bianca, he has to find someone to date Kat. So Michael helps him enlist the help of pretty-boy/jerk/model Joey Donner, tricking him into thinking that *he* will get to take Bianca out if he pays someone to take out Kat. His choice: Patrick Verona, a bad-boy with a mysterious reputation--some say he ate a live duck once, ... Written by Erica Baffa

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How do I loathe thee? Let me count the ways. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude sex-related humor and dialogue, alcohol and drug-related scenes, all involving teens | See all certifications »

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31 March 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

10 cosas que odio de ti  »

Box Office

Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,330,681 (USA) (2 April 1999)

Gross:

SGD 412,405 (Singapore) (10 September 1999)
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Trivia

Despite playing her older sister by nearly 2 years, Julia Stiles is actually only three months older than Larisa Oleynik. See more »

Goofs

When Joey parks his car in front of Kat's car outside the music shop, she is in line with his front wing, but when she reverses into it she hits the door. See more »

Quotes

Mandella: Have you seen him?
Kat Stratford: Who?
Mandella: William. He asked me to meet him here.
Kat Stratford: Oh Mandella, please tell me you haven't progressed to full-on hallucinations.
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During the credits there are practical jokes made by cast and crew and also goofs - including scenes that didn't make the final cut. See more »

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Version of Kiss Me, Kate (1958) See more »

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Written by Dan Wilson, Jacob Slichter
Performed by Semisonic
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It was very good
1 May 2000 | by See all my reviews

A movie like this doesn't exactly hit you over the head with its originality, and can only be as good as the actors. They must convince you that you've never seen anything like this before. In this case every single member of the cast is so good that they sold me on the movie from minute one. Heath Ledger & Julia Stiles make a great couple and his rendition of "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You" was one of the highlights. When Julia listed the "10 Things" she was crying and I was, too - extremely unusual for me in a movie like this. Everyone else was just as good and this movie is a keeper.


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