10 Things I Hate About You

10 Things I Hate About You

DVD - 1999
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Cameron falls for the most beautiful girl in school. However, she is forbidden to date until the most hated girl in school, her ill-tempered older sister, goes out too.
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Touchstone Home Video : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, c1999.
Edition: Widescreen.
ISBN: 9780788817793
0788817795
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE COMEDY
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approx. 97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

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Play: The Taming of the Shrew ; Setting: Modern Day Highschool
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To date the lovely Bianca, highschooler Cameron must first find a match for her misanthropic older sister.


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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Aug 10, 2018

This classic teenage romance film is about Kat, a very intimidating yet intriguing young girl who essentially rejects every teenage boy that crosses her path. Her younger sister is not allowed to get a boyfriend until Kat does, which leads her to meeting a boy named Patrick. He is charming, sweet, and almost irresistible. This movie is a personal favourite of mine and will tug on your heartstrings as you watch the romance between Kat and Patrick form. I would rate this movie 4/5 stars for its sheer nostalgia, and recommend it to those who typically enjoy romance films @The_Reviewer of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

SPPL_Kristen Mar 16, 2018

The Taming of the Shrew is one of my least favorite Shakespeare plays, but I love this movie. Come for the Bard references, stay for young Julia Stiles and Heath Ledger.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
May 05, 2017

10 Things I Hate About You is an absolutely flawless teen movie from the 90’s which is based on Shakespeare's “The Taming of the Shrew.” It features Kat Stratford (Julia Stiles) who is a strong, smart, feminist female lead as well as cute bad-boy Patrick Verona (Heath Ledger) who wins her over with his undeniable charm and amazing singing skills. This movie is pure gold and can be watched a thousand times without getting old. The soundtrack is also so great, you’ll be singing along the whole time. 5/5 stars.
- @reginaphalange of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

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Vrouk
Feb 27, 2017

It's well acted, but somewhat cheesy plot. What elevates it beyond the other teen movies of the time was the performances. What I really appreciated was the commentary by the cast and crew which was not long after Heather Ledger's death. The commenatary was more interesting than the movie itself. Larissa Oleynik was great, but for some reason never really hit it big. It's only an above average movie, but is far superior than any of those crummy teen movies from the late 90s-early 2000s.

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BridgettM
Jan 19, 2017

This update of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew is funny, sweet and one of my favorite teen movies. Released in 1999, it is in the same league as the teen movies John Hughes wrote in the '80s. This was Heath Ledger's American film debut. "F.N.T." by Minnesota's own Semisonic is featured in the film and on the soundtrack. I recommend 10 Things I Hate About You for teens and for adults of all ages who enjoy teen movies (I think it probably just means we are young at heart--that's what I'm going with). It is rated PG-13 for crude sex-related humor and dialogue, alcohol and drug-related scenes, all involving teens.

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ThomasJWhiting
Jan 06, 2017

VERY GOOD 1999 full production 'teen' comedy movie. Times have changed since i was a teen, but I did find this film enjoyable on several levels and particularly enjoyed the period humor, etc. Fine writing, film production, and acting by everyone - fun to hear Heath Ledger's subdued Australian accent.

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gleekster19
Sep 17, 2016

A delightful, humor-filled homage to Shakespeare, with many sexual jokes as the bard would've wanted.

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1prettygreen
Apr 11, 2016

loved it!!

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VRMurphy
Sep 28, 2015

Far from being Shakespeare Lite, this reimagining is fresh and retains most of the complexity of the original source material. It is NOT dumbed down, and the cast is very good.

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Keogh
Aug 04, 2015

A fun modern take on Taming Of The Shrew. Julia Stiles and Heath Ledger really own the film, making it memorable as the two leads, with a lot of chemistry between them.

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DanniOcean Jun 26, 2009

Very loosely based on Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew.

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