The Rules of Attraction Cast

  • James Van Der Beek

    Despite having a long head, James Van Der Beek has emerged as one of the ultimate teen pin-ups of the late 1990s, all thanks to the title role of Dawson Leary in the WB Network's Dawson's Creek....

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  • Ian Somerhalder

    Ian Somerhalder grew up in the small town of Covington, Louisiana, and spent his time boating, swimming, riding horses and performing with the local community theater group. When he was 10, his mother...

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  • Shannyn Sossamon

    This Hawaii native moved to Nevada where she spent most of her early years. She then decided to make her way to L.A. to study her life passion, dance. Her dancing soon led to commercial work and...

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  • Jessica Biel

    Born in Minnesota, Biel was raised with her brother Justin in Boulder, Colorado. With a talent for music, Biel first began performing professionally on stage at the age of nine in productions such as...

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  • Kip Pardue

    Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Pardue later played football while attending Yale University. Following graduation, he began modeling clothes for Armani, Polo, and Ambercrombie & Fitch. From fashion he...

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  • Thomas Ian Nicholas

    Born in Las Vegas, Nevada, Thomas Ian Nicholas' first professional acting job came at the age of seven when he portrayed a young Tony Danza on the ABC-TV sitcom Who's the Boss?. Soon after, he landed...

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  • Kate Bosworth

    Born in Los Angeles and raised in San Francisco, Connecticut and Cohasset, Ma., Bosworth's acting experience, before her first feature role in The Horse Whisperer (1998), included singing at county...

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  • Fred Savage

    Child actor Fred Savage rose to stardom on the popular sitcom, The Wonder Years, playing the lead role of Kevin Arnold. Born in Illinois, Fred was living with his parents and siblings, Ben and Kala,...

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  • Eric Stoltz

    There's not a lot that Eric Stoltz wants you to know about his life. Born in Los Angeles and raised in American Samoa and Santa Barbara, he attended the University of Southern California and dropped...

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  • Clifton Collins, Jr.

    Sometimes credited as Clifton Gonzalez-Gonzalez as tribute to his grandfather, character actor Pedro Gonzalez-Gonzalez, Clifton Collins Jr. broke into mainstream cinema in 1997 with his role as a gang...

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  • Faye Dunaway

    Born in Bascom, Florida, Faye Dunaway was the daughter of a career army man which resulted in her traveling constantly in her early life. She attended Boston University and gave up a Fulbright...

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  • Jay Baruchel

    Born in Ottawa, Jay Baruchel began taking acting classes when he was 12 and shortly after, landed his first professional acting job on a 1995 episode of the kids' series Are You Afraid of the...

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The Rules of Attraction

Genre:  Drama, Romance
Running Time:  110 min.
Release Date: October 11, 2002
DVD: February 18, 2003

Current rating: Rating: 3.46
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Cast: James Van Der Beek, Ian Somerhalder, Shannyn Sossamon, Jessica Biel, Kip Pardue, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Kate Bosworth, Fred Savage, Eric Stoltz, Clifton Collins, Jr., Faye Dunaway, Swoosie Kurtz, Jay Baruchel