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Wild Things (1998)

 -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  20 March 1998 (USA)
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A police detective uncovers a conspiracy behind a case involving a high-school guidance counselor when accusations of rape are made against him by two female students.

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Storyline

In south Florida, a high school counselor is accused of rape by a manipulative rich girl and her trailer trash classmate. The cop on the case begins to suspect a conspiracy and dives into an elaborate and devious web of greed and betrayal to find the truth. Written by J.J. Jackson

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Rated R for strong sexuality, nudity, language and some violence | See all certifications »

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20 March 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sex Crimes  »

Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£180,707 (UK) (15 May 1998)

Gross:

$29,753,944 (USA) (26 June 1998)
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Trivia

In the threeway scene in the original version of the screenplay, when Suzie removes her tank-top, she has a couple of tattoos and a pierce nipple. See more »

Goofs

Sam writes the words "Sex Crimes" on the chalkboard, but the next shot has it written in smaller letters. The number of underlines also changes. Actually there are four different layouts of this text between cuts. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Kelly Van Ryan: Fuck off!
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Crazy Credits

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Why Can't We Be Friends
Written by Thomas Allen (as Sylvester Allen), Harold R. Brown, Morris D. Dickerson (as Morris Dickerson),
Lonnie Jordan (as Leroy Jordan), Charles Miller (as Charles W. Miller), Lee Oskar,
, Howard E. Scott (as Howard Scott) and Jerry Goldstein
Performed by Smash Mouth
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets
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Hitchcock 90210
24 August 1998 | by (Zagreb, Croatia) – See all my reviews

If you ever thought a crime thriller could be filmed in Aaron Spelling manner, you've got your movie. Everybody is so good looking and the plot twists more than Chubby Checker. However, in the end almost everything falls into place. You get your suspense, excitement, intrigue and lots of close-ups on some gorgeous hunks. Not so bad at all.


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