Teenage Uma Thurman, a very young Keanu Reeves, John Malkovich, Glenn Close, Michelle Pfeiffer. 


It is way sexier than any movie set in 1700's France ever should be. A thrilling look at the deception, cynicism and manipulation used in the game of seduction, lust and love.  I guess you could call it the old fashioned Tinder. Dangerous Liaisons is based on Christopher Hampton's London and New York stage hit "Les Liaisons Dangereuses" (and on the scandalous 18th century novel by Choderlos de Laclos). When the novel was first published in 1782, it was considered so scandalous that when Queen Marie-Antoinette commissioned a copy for her personal library she had to have it bound in a blank cover so that no-one would recognise the author's name or title.

Best Line

Vicomte de Valmont: I often wonder how you manage to invent yourself. 

Marquise de Merteuil: Well, I had no choice, did I? I'm a woman. Women are obliged to be far more skillful than men. You can ruin our reputation and our life with a few well-chosen words. So, of course, I had to invent, not only myself, but ways of escape no one has every thought of before. And I've succeeded because I've always known I was born to dominate your sex and avenge my own.


Madonna wore one of Glenn Close's costumes from the film at the 1990 MTV Video Music Awards during her 18th-century themed performance of 'Vogue'.