10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
The siblings: Kat (Julia Stiles) and Bianca Stratford (Larisa Oleynik).
What puts them at odds? Bianca wants a normal school life – boys, dating, parties. Kat is more of a… how shall we put it, “heinous bitch” in the view of the school’s men.
The Taming Of The Shrew is not so subtly reimagined in this successful rom-com, which finds Bianca and Kat bickering over the freedom they’re allowed. Their father Walter (Larry Miller) has hit upon a genius idea to stave off teen pregnancy: Bianca can’t date until Kat does. Cue screaming matches! But then Kat meets the rebellious, charming Patrick Verona (the late, lamented Heath Ledger, who could fill lakes with his buckets of charm here) and everything takes a turn for the flirtatious. Nothing like finding the prospect of love to warm a family’s heart. And terrify a father…
Which sibling is your favourite?
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