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Poison Ivy (1992)

R | | Drama, Thriller | 8 May 1992 (USA)
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A seductive teen befriends an introverted high school student and schemes her way into the lives of her wealthy family.

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(as Katt Shea Ruben)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ivy
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Bob
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Isabelle
E.J. Moore ...
Kid
J.B. Quon ...
Another Kid
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Guy (as Leonardo Di Caprio)
Michael Goldner ...
Charley Hayward ...
Tiny
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Old Man
Billy Kane ...
James
Tony Ervolina ...
Man on Screen
Mary Gordon Murray ...
M.D.
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Storyline

Ivy ('Drew Barrymore'), a sexy teen who lives with her aunt, moves in with a reclusive teen (Gilbert) and slowly works her way into the lives of her adopted family. The mother (Ladd) is sickly and can't sexually satisfy her husband (Skerritt) any more, and to the daughter's horror, Ivy begins seducing her father. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Taglines:

What Ivy wants, Ivy gets.

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Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sensuality and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

8 May 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fleur de poison  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$1,829,804
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The original script was titled, 'Fast Lane'. The title was changed shortly after filming began. See more »

Goofs

At the party Ivy is holding a tray with two glasses. Darrel takes one glass which leaves one glass at the tray but in the next shot when Ivy walks away, the tray is empty. See more »

Quotes

Ivy: One day with the top down is better than a lifetime in a box.
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Connections

Followed by Poison Ivy II (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

THE SALT OF JOY
Written and Performed by Dan Reed
Courtesy of Mercury Records
by arrangement with Polygram Special Products
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User Reviews

Good Teenage Drama.
9 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

Poison Ivy is a good teenage drama movie, starring Sara Gilbert and Drew Barrymore, who both give great performances here. Barrymore plays Ivy a young and wild teen, who lives with her aunt. When she ends up moving in with her friend, Sylvie played by Gilbert, Ivy slowly and seductively works her way into the lives of her 'new' family. The movie has some weird moments, but most of the time it's good and keeps you interested in the plot and the characters.


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