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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dominique Swain ... Cat Storm
Brad Renfro ... William Sellers
Bijou Phillips ... Delilah Milford
Mischa Barton ... Grace Bailey
Alberta Watson ... Lily Storm
Myles Jeffrey ... Pete Storm
Scott Thompson ... Kenny
Michael Murphy ... Mike Storm
Nora Zehetner ... Peg
Jacob Pitts ... Toby Logan
Chelse Swain ... Heather von Strum
Lacey Chabert ... Eloise Logan
Melanie Griffith ... Diane Milford
Shawn Lawrence ... Fred the Doorman
Peter Snider Peter Snider ... Richard Logan
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After her only friend is expelled from their private school in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, Cat Storm wants to get close to a boy she is attracted to and recreate herself with new friends. But her new friends are unreliable, her boyfriend is troubled, her parents are cold and indifferent, and she increasingly finds herself unloved. Written by Bill Davis <wmadavis@kih.net>

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Sex, Drugs and Study Hall. See more »

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Crime | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for strong drug use, language, some sexual content and a scene of violence, all involving teens | See all certifications »

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English

Release Date:

15 June 2001 (Italy) See more »

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Beautiful People See more »

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Budget:

$3,300,000 (estimated)
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Color
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Anna Paquin was originally cast as Cat Storm. See more »

Quotes

Pete Storm: What's a lesbo?
Cat Storm: Two ho's doing it.
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References Scarface (1983) See more »

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Respectable unloved-teen movie - but falsely advertised
16 September 2002 | by wmadavisSee all my reviews

This is another respectable entry into the genre of the unhappy and unloved teenager, going after a boy who turns out to be no prize, and trying to fit in with her fellow classmates, but how does it find its audience when the title misleads you into thinking its a sex-and-drugs movie, and the video cover misleads you into thinking it's has Melanie Griffith it when she only makes two passing appearances? -- one is her coming out of doorway. Hard to come to the film in the right frame of mind after all the deceptions.


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