• The Rules of Attraction (2002) Rating & Reviews

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  • At times darkly funny and at other times depressingly tragic. It's safe to say there aren't any movies out there quite like this one. show more

  • Although it would be understatement to call their characters unsympathetic, Van Der Beek and Sossamon play their parts with such doomed passion that they have some affecting moments. show more

  • If there's one thing Avary gets right, it's the brutal use-or-be-used approach to interpersonal relations that Ellis laid out with numbing detail, and James Van Der Beek is down to the challenge as Sean Bateman: horndog, cokehead, ceramics major, and all-around jerk. show more

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