October 11, 2002
Genre(s): Romantic Comedy, Drama
Based on the Bret Easton Ellis novel about sexual coming of age at an East Coast private school, The Rules of Attraction follows the romantic and sexual liaisons of assorted students attending Camden College. These include Sean Bateman, who is drawn to ice princess Lauren Hynde, and Victor, who is simultaneously involved with Lauren and another coed, Lara. Sean, meanwhile, is pursued by the bisexual Paul Denton, who used to sleep with Lauren, and eventually leads Paul to believe he may have a chance for a relationship in order to use him for his drug connections.