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3.3
3,231 Ratings

Clueless

Directed by Amy Heckerling
United States, 1995
Comedy, Romance

Synopsis

Jane Austen’s Emma is reimagined as a fashion frenzied Beverly Hills high schooler named Cher, an ultra-rich, socially successful matchmaker looking for love in all the wrong places, until she finally realizes that her disapproving ex-stepbrother was right all along about how misguided she was…

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Clueless Directed by Amy Heckerling

Awards & Festivals

National Board of Review

1995 | Winner: Best Breakthrough Performer

Writers Guild of America

1996 | Nominee: Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Screen)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1995 | 2nd place: Best Screenplay

Critics reviews

Perhaps the first, and still one of the best, of the now numerous movies to transpose the plot of a Jane Austen novel (in this case, Emma) to a modern context, writer-director Heckerling’s Clueless is a fizzy SweeTart of a pop culture time capsule.
May 11, 2016
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Heckerling is blissfully happy to cruise amid one thousand beautifully observed details of contemporary culture and teenage manners. The film has a joyfully everyday, daggy quality – even given the glamorous, middle-class milieu in which it is set – and tiny, hilarious details about clothes, songs, lingo and lifestyle just never stop coming.
September 01, 1995
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