Clueless

Release Date: 1995

DVD Release Date: October 19th, 1999

PG-13 |1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary

Shallow, rich and socially successful Cher (Alicia Silverstone) is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school's pecking scale. Seeing herself as a matchmaker, Cher first coaxes two teachers into dating each other. Emboldened by her success, she decides to give hopelessly klutzy new student Tai (Brittany Murphy) a makeover. When Tai becomes more popular than she is, Cher realizes that her disapproving ex-stepbrother (Paul Rudd) was right about how misguided she was -- and falls for him.

Cast: Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd, Dan Hedaya, Donald Faison, Elisa Donovan, Breckin Meyer

Director: Amy Heckerling

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Best friend , Transformation , Love , 1990s , Amusing , Growing up ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    A smart and funny movie, and the characters are in on the joke. show more

  • 75
    Peter StackSan Francisco Chronicle

    Though the dialogue is laced with the colloquial, the film has an inviting tone that even stuffiest of old fogies may find refreshing. Everybody gets put down, but with affection. show more

  • 75
    John PetrakisChicago Tribune

    Clueless is no "Fast Times" when it comes to character development or the merging of comedy and drama, and it might have worked better if it had been more story-oriented and plot-centered. But thanks to Heckerling's spirited direction and cutting-edge script, it is, "like . . . majorly and furiously golden." [19 July 1995]

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