This was the fourth remake of Choderlos De Laclos' "Les Liaisons Dangereuses" (1782). The first time it adapted was done was in 1959, Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Roger Vadim. Then in 1988, Dangerous Liaisons by Stephen Frears. In that same year, a third remake was made, Valmont by Milos Forman. Then in 1999 Cruel Intentions by Roger Kumble.
(Source: The booklet from the DVD.)