In 1992, Poison Ivy creeped its way into cinemas. The erotic thriller, starring Drew Barrymore, told the story of an unhinged girl who uses seduction to tear apart a family.

Despite the presence of Barrymore, Poison Ivy was not a hit in cinemas and it quickly flopped on release. However, through home video and through cable, the movie gained a second wind and soon found an audience.

Due to the increase in the movie’s popularity, Poison Ivy spawned a collection of direct-to-video sequels. But how many Poison Ivy movies are there?

For all the details and more, read on!

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The order of the Poison Ivy movies

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To date, there are four entries in the Poison Ivy movie series. The films include:

  • Poison Ivy (1992)
  • Poison Ivy II: Lily (1996)
  • Poison Ivy: The New Seduction (1997)
  • Poison Ivy: The Secret Society (2008)

All four movies are part of the same series, although they are only loosely connected.

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Are the Poison Ivy movies the work of the same director?

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The Poison Ivy movies are the work of multiple directors. Katt Shea directed Poison Ivy, Anne Goursaud directed Poison Ivy II: Lily, Kurt Voss directed Poison Ivy: The New Seduction and Jason Hreno directed Poison Ivy: The Secret Society.

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Who are the cast of the Poison Ivy movies?

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Notable actors in the Poison Ivy movie series include Drew Barrymore, Alyssa Milano, Sabrinah Christie, Sara Gilbert, Tom Skerritt, Leonardo Di Caprio, Cheryl Ladd, and Xander Berkeley.

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Do the Poison Ivy movies have anything to do with the Batman villain of the same name?

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No, the Poison Ivy movies have nothing to do with Batman or any DC Comics character.

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What is the best Poison Ivy movie?

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According to IMDb, the Poison Ivy movies are ranked from best to least-best as follows:

  • Poison Ivy (1992) – 5.4/10
  • Poison Ivy: The New Seduction (1997) – 4.8/10
  • Poison Ivy II: Lily (1996) – 4.5/10
  • Poison Ivy: The Secret Society (2008) – 4.3/10
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