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THE RULES OF ATTRACTION [Cuts substituted]

THE RULES OF ATTRACTION <span>[Cuts substituted]</span> artwork

THE RULES OF ATTRACTION [Cuts substituted]

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 106m 23s

Release date 01/09/2003

Ratings Info Contains strong language and sex references

Director(s) Roger Avary

Cast includes James Van Der Beek, Ian Somerhalder, Shannyn Sossamon, Eric Szmanda, Curtis Andersen, Jessica Biel, Kip Pardue, Swoosie Kurtz, Faye Dunaway

Cut This work was cut. The cuts were compulsory. To obtain this category cuts of 1m 34s were required. Some or all of these cuts were made by substitution. Details of cuts below may contain spoilers or plot details.

  • Suitable only for adults icon18

Cuts information

A cut was required to a scene in which a teenage girl slits her wrists, on the grounds that the technique used is not widely known and is potentially more likely to result in death than the more common method, in line with the Video Recordings Act 1984, and BBFC Guidelines and Policy


Title Information
Cuts substituted
Warner Home Video Ltd
Classified date(s)
Main language
Submitted run time
106m 8s
BBFC reference
Widescreen,Cuts substituted

Rating information

The version of this work detailed above is rated by the BBFC under the Video Recordings Act 1984 for use on any Packaged Media format (including DVD, Blu-ray and VHS). This classification may also be used when the same work is made available on Digital Video Platforms (including Video On Demand) provided that the platform is licenced to use BBFC ratings.

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