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10 Things I Hate About You (1999)  link to 10 Things I Hate About You on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 2

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IMDb Rating:
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7.2/10 (227379 votes)

Country: USA, 1h 37min

Spoken Languages: English, French

Genre(s): Drama, Comedy, Romance

Director(s): Gil Junger

Cast: Heath Ledger (as Patrick Verona), Julia Stiles (as Kat Stratford), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (as Cameron James), Larisa Oleynik (as Bianca Stratford), David Krumholtz (as Michael)

Medium: Original DVD,

Storyline: Adapted from William Shakespeare's play "The Taming of the Shrew," 10 Things I Hate About You starts off with Cameron, new student at Padua High, sitting in the office of the quirky guidance counselor Ms. Perky. He is then shown around the school by Michael, who will become his best friend. During his tour is when Cameron first sees Bianca Stratford, a beautiful sophomore with one problem: she isn't allowed to date. And neither is her "shrew" sister, Katarina, a senior who loves indie rock and feminist prose and hates conformity. But Kat and Bianca's father alters his house rule: now, Bianca can date... as long as Kat has a date, too. Now, in order for Cameron to date Bianca, he has to find someone to date Kat. So Michael helps him enlist the help of pretty-boy/jerk/model Joey Donner, tricking him into thinking that *he* will get to take Bianca out if he pays someone to take out Kat. His choice: Patrick Verona, a bad-boy with a mysterious reputation--some say he ate a live duck once, ...

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1