Cruel Intentions Movie Review Summary

Actors: Ryan Philippe, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Reese Witherspoon

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Cruel Intentions

This movie has is about a dysfunctional family relationship between a stepbrother and stepsister. Sebastian the main character has a lustful desire towards his stepsister. Knowing this she uses it in her favor to make a bet including has prize car, an old model Roadster. Sebastian has no problem getting almost any girl he wants, the bet is that he will sleep with the new headmasters daughter. This challenge here is that she is a virgin, who recently wrote about her choice in a popular magazine. During the course of this bet, Sebastian begins to fall in love with this young woman.
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During the course of this movie, there are many twists in the plot. His stepsister who is a well-respected woman ends up being found out as a cocaine addict. Sebastian's journal ends up being published to the entire school. Instead of being thought of as nothing more than a typical using male his image changes, and so does his stepsister's.

The review of this Movie prepared by Jennifer Sheets

This story is about two older teenaged step-siblings, Katherine and Sebastian. They are left alone a lot in their mansion and enjoy leading people on. Sebastian is known as a womaniser, but he only chooses women as a conquest. He looks for challenges and uses them for revenge. Katherine is thought of very highly at school but it is all a lie. She puts on a fake front around people but hates them all.
The movie starts with Katherine speaking to a new girl Cecil and her mother about the school she goes to. Katherine promises Cecil's mother to take Cecil under her wing but is secretly plotting revenge against Cecil's boyfriend, who dumped Katherine for Cecil. Then Sebastian comes home with a magazine article called 'A Virgin's Manifesto' written by Annette. Sebastion reckons he can get Annette to lose her virginity to him so he can ruin her image as her father would be the new principal at Sebastian and Katherine's school.
Sebastian sets out to find Annette and has a hard time getting her to fall in love with him. But he succeeds and takes her virginity. During this he starts to feel for her as well so decides not to dump her. Katherine finds out and makes Sebastian think that loving Annette, he will lose his reputation so Sebastian breaks up with her. He wants to get back with her but Annette refuses to speak to him. Instead he leaves her his journal, which he writes everything in and no one has ever read, so she reads about the conquest of her virginity. But she also reads about how he fell in love with her.
The review of this Movie prepared by Laura B

Katheryn (Gellar) makes a bet that step-brother Sebastian (phillipe) won't be able to bed the new headmater's innocent daughter Annette (witherspoon) before school starts. If she wins, she gets his jaguar roadster , if he wins, he gets Katheryn. But the plot thickens when Sebastian falls for Annette and the only thing that threathens to break their romance is the truth.
The review of this Movie prepared by Lez Jay Seckold

Phillipe and Gellar play stepbrother and stepsister. Gellar bets Phillipe that he can't get self-proclaimed virgin Witherspoon to sleep with him.
The review of this Movie prepared by starcrossedlove

A couple of rich kids make a bet about headmasters dotter who thinks that true love waits. Based on a classic by Choderlos De Laclos.
The review of this Movie prepared by Rita

Script Analysis of Cruel Intentions

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   dating someone for bet/gag

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   simply wealthy    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American Unusual characteristics:    -   Extremely cynical or arrogant


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   licking    -   lesbians!    -   seeing nude male butt    -   sex under blankets Any profanity?    -   Some foul language If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 10-15 Is this movie based on a    -   book

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