Cher is a daddy’s girl with all the chargecard privileges that implies. Her lawyer father, Mel, has spoiled his baby since her mother died having liposuction. The computer in Cher’s bedroom has browse and dress me controls and a mismatch warning to help her deal with the pressures of her wardrobe. And despite her C average, Cher is nobody’s fool. She has a hold on her virginity that would daunt a school full of gross Tellys. Faced with the looks- and fashion-challenged kids from Kids, Cher would suggest what she always does when someone doesn’t live up to her exacting standards: a make-over.
Clueless was released 18 years ago today. Read Peter Travers’ original review of the film.