10 Things I Hate About You

10 Things I Hate About You

DVD - 2010
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Cameron is the new kid in school who becomes smitten with the beautiful Bianca. But Bianca's overprotective and domineering father forbids Bianca to date unless her older sister Kat, a surly and hostile senior, does. In a bid to get Kat a boyfriend, 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 Patrick or Kat expect their relationship to lead to something so much more.


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Aug 12, 2020

My favorite use of the song "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" in a film other than The Deer Hunter (1978).

Final Results: S+ Rank

Apr 09, 2020

Classic 90s teen movie that has definitely held up over the years.

Oct 11, 2019

A movie for teens.

IndyPL_ShainaS Apr 03, 2019

I recently rewatched this contemporary spin on Shakespeare's play The Taming of the Shrew // March 31st, 2019 was the twentieth anniversary of its theatrical release! One of the best adaptations ever, and I say that with all my honest youthful hyperbole intact. This film is such a product of the 90s, while being wonderfully progressive and sweet. I still admire and am inspired by Kat Stratford/Julia Stiles, whose biting wit and inner strength are beautifully captured, especially in the scene where she offers a gleeful smile in response to being called a rude word. A modern teen classic that also features breakout roles from the late Heath Ledger and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, this movie holds a special place in my heart.

Mar 07, 2019


Nov 25, 2018

a teen version of "The Taming of the Shrew" with superb performances from a cast of emerging stars

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.

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

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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IndyPL_ShainaS Apr 03, 2019

I don’t like to do what people expect. Why should I live up to other people’s expectations instead of my own?

IndyPL_ShainaS Apr 03, 2019

You don’t always have to be who they want you to be, you know.

IndyPL_ShainaS Apr 03, 2019

Don’t let anyone, ever, make you feel like you don’t deserve what you want.

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Apr 25, 2011

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DanniOcean Jun 26, 2009

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


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