R | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The incredibly spoiled and overprivileged students of Camden College are a backdrop for an unusual love triangle between a drug dealer, a virgin and a bisexual classmate.
Several critics, including Roger Ebert, reacted negatively to the nihilistic characters that permeate the film. Eventually, director Roger Avary gave a rebuttal. "The Rules of Attraction isn't about the deeply sensitive types. It isn't about the Richard Dreyfuss ... ...
and it's a story that might bore you, but you don't have to listen, because I always knew it was going to be like that.
The label on the whiskey bottle that Sean is swigging from throughout the party changes from a generic label in close-ups to Jack Daniels in the long shots.
The credits run backwards, starting with the disclaimer ("Any similarity to persons living or dead...") and rolling upwards to end with the cast.
$2,532,410 (USA) (13 October 2002)
$6,532,619 (USA) (21 November 2002)
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