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!
The order of the Poison Ivy movies
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.
Are the Poison Ivy movies the work of the same director?
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.
Who are the cast of the Poison Ivy movies?
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.
Do the Poison Ivy movies have anything to do with the Batman villain of the same name?
No, the Poison Ivy movies have nothing to do with Batman or any DC Comics character.
What is the best Poison Ivy movie?
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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