the rules of attraction is a 2002 satirical dark comedy film directed by roger avary, based on the novel of the same title by bret easton ellis. starring james van der beek, shannyn sossamon, ian somerhalder, jessica biel, and kip pardue.
Directed by Roger Avary. With James Van Der Beek, Ian Somerhalder, Shannyn Sossamon, Jessica Biel. The incredibly spoiled and overprivileged students of Camden College are a backdrop for an unusual love triangle between a drug dealer, a virgin and a bisexual classmate.