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This Bill Shakespeare guy must be raking in the royalties, dude! The Bard is once again adapted for teens in this update of his very un-PC comedy "The Taming of the Shrew." Obstetrician and single dad Walter (Miller) has seen enough teen pregnancies to fear all adolescent boys who show up with flowers. He decrees that his ultra-popular daughter Bianca (Oleynik) cannot date before her man-hating sister Kat (Stiles) does. Two lovesick suitors, vain Joey (Keegan) and sensitive guy Cameron (Gordon-Levitt), bribe new-kid-in-town Patrick (Ledger) to make advances on Kat in order to play "jumpeth the maiden" with Bianca. Kat and Patrick then engage in a duel of verbal thrusts and parries, gradually falling for each other. Incorporates some of Shakespeare's dialogue, but glosses over the more chauvinistic elements of his play.

Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 500 S. Buena Vista St., Burbank, CA 91521-1120, Toll-free: 800-723-4763, URL:

Available on Running time 97 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Modern Shakespeare, Comedy Drama, High School, Plays to Film: William Shakespeare, Dream Girls, Single Parents, Modern Updates, Teen Romance
Karen McCullah Lutz, Kirsten Smith
Julia Stiles, Heath Ledger, Larisa Oleynik, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Andrew Keegan, David Krumholtz, Larry Miller, Susan May Pratt, Daryl (Chill) Mitchell, Allison Janney, David Leisure, Gabrielle Union
Mark Irwin
Gil Junger
Richard Gibbs
Andrew Lazar, Jeffrey Chernov, Touchstone Pictures, Buena Vista


MTV Movie Awards 2000: Breakthrough Perf. (Stiles).

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I love this movie! Bianca and Kat are sisters. Bianca is pretty and popular, and Kat tries to ignore guys. In order for Bianca to date, she has to find someone to date Kat because of their parents' rule. Cameron sets up a plan to have the school stud, Joey Donnar, bribe Patrick Verona, an outcast senior with a rumor-filled past, to take Kat out on dates so he can go to the school's homecoming dance with Bianca. However, neither Pat or Kat expect their "dating" to lead where it did.