Cruel Intentions

Cruel Intentions (1999)

In the game of seduction, there is only one rule: Never fall in love.

  • Genre: Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 1999-03-05
  • User Rating: 6.6/10 from 1653 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 38min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Columbia Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
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Slaking a thirst for dangerous games, Kathryn challenges her stepbrother, Sebastian, to deflower their headmaster's daughter before the summer ends. If he succeeds, the prize is the chance to bed Kathryn. But if he loses, Kathryn will claim his most prized possession.

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  • Sarah Michelle Gellar

    as Kathryn Merteuil
  • Ryan Phillippe

    as Sebastian Valmont
  • Reese Witherspoon

    as Annette Hargrove
  • Selma Blair

    as Cecile Caldwell
  • Louise Fletcher

    as Helen Rosemond
  • Joshua Jackson

    as Blaine Tuttle
  • Eric Mabius

    as Greg McConnell
  • Sean Patrick Thomas

    as Ronald Clifford
  • Christine Baranski

    as Bunny Caldwell
  • Alaina Reed Hall

    as Nurse
  • Deborah Offner

    as Mrs. Michalak
  • Tara Reid

    as Marci Greenbaum
  • Swoosie Kurtz

    as Dr. Greenbaum
  • Herta Ware

    as Mrs. Sugarman
  • Hiep Thi Le

    as Mai-Lee
  • Charlie O'Connell

    as Court Reynolds
  • Fred Norris

    as Meter Maid
  • Ginger Williams

    as Clorissa
  • Drew Snyder

    as Headmaster Hargrove
  • Phil Hawn

Directing Roger Kumble Director
Production Neal H. Moritz Producer
Camera Theo van de Sande Director of Photography
Editing Jeff Freeman Editor
Art Jon Gary Steele Production Design
Art David Lazan Art Direction
Art Tessa Posnansky Set Decoration
Sound Ed Shearmur Original Music Composer
Writing Choderlos de Laclos Author
Writing Roger Kumble Screenplay