Cruel Intentions (1999)

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Two vicious step-siblings of an elite Manhattan prep school make a wager: to deflower the new headmaster's daughter before the start of term.

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  • Sarah Michelle Gellar at an event for Cruel Intentions (1999)
  • Selma Blair at an event for Cruel Intentions (1999)
  • Sebastian & Blaine
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar at an event for Cruel Intentions (1999)
  • Joshua Jackson as Blaine
  • Sebastian & Annette

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Did You Know?


Although Sarah Michelle Gellar played the older version of Kathryn and Amy Adams played the younger version in the prequel Cruel Intentions 2 (2000), in real life Sarah Michelle Gellar is three years younger than Amy Adams.


Ronald Clifford: I would like to think that in these times someone of your stature could look beyond racial lines.
Bunny Caldwell: Oh, don't give me any of that racist crap! My Husband and I gave money to Colin Powell!
Ronald Clifford: I guess that puts me in my place.


When Cecile and Kathryn are talking secretly in a private room, the hair behind Cecile's ear alternates position from behind her ear to covering her ear.

Alternate Versions

Besides the Missing Scenes on the DVD there are 4 more missing scenes:

  • in one scene Sebastian can be seen leaving the swimming pool just after Annette left it. We learn now that he wasn't wearing a bathing suit
  • another scene shows Kathryn getting mad at her housekeeper, Mai-Lee. Mai-Lee accidently hurts Kathryn while doing her toe nails and Kathryn yells at her in Vietnamese
  • a third scene is from the end of the movie, when Kathryn and Annette meet each other in the bathroom of Manchester. Only a minor change of dialogue takes place here though
  • finally and most interestingly there is the alternate ending scene. Sebastian still gets hit by a car, but not because of saving Annette. He just stops fighting when he sees her standing across the street and gets hit when he crosses it. This scene is probably changed to the version as it appears in the movie because his death is more heroic that way.


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Written by
Marc Ferrari, Don Great and William Loose
Performed by William Loose
Courtesy of Master Source
Published by Red Engine Music/Don Break Music/May Loo Music


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Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


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