Cruel Intentions revolutionized the teen drama when it was released exactly two decades ago. Inspired by the Dangerous Liaisons novel, the film pushed boundaries and certainly made parents uncomfortable in its depiction of two unsettlingly flirtatious stepsiblings toying with the romantic lives of those around them. Of course, along the way, one of them breaks code when he falls in love with the first genuinely good person he’s seemingly ever encountered. In honor of the film’s 20th anniversary, several members of the cast and crew spoke with Entertainment Weekly to share an oral history of Cruel Intentions and its subsequent impact. It was fascinating — read the most interesting tidbits ahead.
Mar 21, 2019