Clueless opened theatrically in 1,653 theaters on July 19, 1995.
Later that year, it was released on VHS and Laserdisc on December 19, 1995 by Paramount Home Video.
The film was first released to DVD on October 19, 1999; the special features only included 2 theatrical trailers.
The film was reissued in a special 10th anniversary DVD "Whatever! Edition" on August 30, 2005. The new issue included featurettes and cast interviews, including:
- The Class of '95 – A look at the cast
- Creative Writing – Amy Heckerling talks about the script
- Fashion 101 – How filmmakers invented the trendsetting style of Clueless
- Language Arts – The director and cast members give facts on the groundbreaking slang, and how Clueless revived Valspeak slang
- Suck and Blow – How to play the game depicted in the Sun Valley party scene
- Driver's Ed
- We're History – Stories from cast and crew of Clueless
- Two theatrical trailers
The film was released on Blu-ray Disc for the first time on May 1, 2012. Special features were carried over from the "Whatever!" edition of 2005, and included a new trivia track.