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The Rules of Attraction

The Rules of Attraction

James Van Der Beek
Director: Roger Avary Cast: James Van Der Beek
James Van Der Beek
, Ian Somerhalder
Ian Somerhalder
, Shannyn Sossamon
Shannyn Sossamon
Roger Avary

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Overview

Bret Easton Ellis' controversial novel about the sexual, emotional, and chemical interactions of a group of wealthy and amoral college students is brought to the screen in this adaptation from writer and director Roger Avery. Sean Bateman (James Van Der Beek) is a student at Camden College, a well-respected private school on the East Coast. Sean is attracted to Lauren Hynde (Shannyn Sossamon), a high minded and seemingly unapproachable coed, while Lauren is infatuated with Victor (Kip Pardue), a handsome but self-centered ladies' man. Lauren's empty-headed roommate, Lara (Jessica Biel), is also attracted to Victor, while he has no qualms about being involved with both. Lauren used to date affected snob Paul Denton (Ian Somerhalder), but Paul, a bisexual, currently lusts after Sean. Meanwhile, friendly campus drug dealer Rupert (Clifton Collins Jr.) finds a ready market for cocaine among his classmates; Sean, a steady customer, finds himself financially embarrassed and begins dealing drugs to help pay off his debts, while leading Paul on for his ready supply of marijuana. The Rules of Attraction also features Eric Stoltz as Mr. Lance Lawson, Faye Dunaway and Swoosie Kurtz as semi-concerned parents, and Fred Savage as one of Sean's customers.


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Product Details

Release Date: 04/05/2011
UPC: 0031398133605
Original Release: 2002
Rating: R
Source: Lions Gate
Region Code: A
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 1:50:00
Sales rank: 19,508

Special Features

Five "Revolving Door" commentary tracks by the cast and crew; Bonus commentary by mystery guest!; Trailers & promos

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
James Van Der Beek Sean Bateman
Ian Somerhalder Paul Denton
Shannyn Sossamon Lauren Hynde
Jessica Biel Lara
Kip Pardue Victor
Thomas Ian Nicholas Mitchell
Kate Bosworth Kelly
Fred Savage Marc
Eric Stoltz Mr. Lance Lawson
Clifton Collins Rupert
Faye Dunaway Mrs. Owen
Swoosie Kurtz Mrs. Jared
Ron Jeremy Actor
Jay Baruchel Actor
Clare Kramer Actor
Eric Szmanda NYU Film Student
Chase Hampton Townie
Curtis Anderson Guy Rolling Keg
Quincey Evans Dicky
Skyler Stone Quinlivan
Kavan Reece Handsome Dunce
Theresa Wayman Food Service Girl
Michael Ralph Guest
Noelle Evans Crack Whore
Anderson Goncalves Bertrand
Joel Michaely Raymond
Colin Bain Donald
Lucille M. Oliver Young Nurse
Paul Williams Duty Doctor
Drew Wood Jim From Dartmouth
Malcolm Galt Hacky Sack Guy
Russell Sams Richard
Cheyenne Wilbur Maitre D'
Ron Jeremy Hyatt At the Player Piano
Hayley Keenan Claudia
Holly Hollywood Undressed to Get Screwed
Amber Smith Undressed to Get Screwed
Alaina Undressed to Get Screwed
Trisha Upton Undressed to Get Screwed
Warren Bloom Singer
Tom Hajdu Singer
Lorelle Holway Singer
Jason Menkes Singer
Andy Milburn Singer
Evan Lionel Smith Singer
Debbie Tassone Singer
Colette Thompson Singer
Scott Williams Singer

Technical Credits
Roger Avary Director,Cinematographer,Executive Producer,Screenwriter,Sound/Sound Designer
Tim Boland Sound Mixer
Felipe Borrero Sound Mixer
Robert Brinkmann Cinematographer
Marc Butan Executive Producer
William Paul Clark Asst. Director
James Deutch Executive Producer
Michael Dueñas Special Effects
Louise Frogley Costumes/Costume Designer
Samuel Hadida Executive Producer
Amy Harmon Makeup
Joel C. High Musical Direction/Supervision
Simon Jayes Camera Operator
Michael Kamper Sound/Sound Designer
Garth Majors Special Effects
Dawn Massaro Asst. Director
Andy Milburn Sound/Sound Designer
Rick Montgomery Casting
Marsha Oglesby Executive Producer
Tom Ortenberg Executive Producer
Michael Paseornek Executive Producer
Sharon Marie Rutter Editor
Jeremiah Samuels Executive Producer
Andrew Scheps Sound Mixer
Michael Scott Camera Operator
Sharon Seymour Production Designer
Greg Shapiro Producer
Harry J. Smith Special Effects
Mollie Stallman Asst. Director
Christopher Tandon Art Director
Tomandandy Score Composer
Mario Vanillo Special Effects
Christina Wilson Set Decoration/Design
Leonel Zapien Special Effects

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