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Wild Things (1998)

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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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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)  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$9,622,444 (USA) (20 March 1998)

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$29,753,944 (USA) (26 June 1998)
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The final interspersed scenes during the end credits are not outtakes or deleted sequences. They were scripted to appear at that particular point to address some of the mysterious plot issues of the film. The intention of the screenwriter all along was to have them during the end credits. The only exception is the very last scene which was unscripted but added as an afterthought simply to tie some loose ends and reveal the fate of the characters. See more »

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When Sam Lombardo drives away from the bar and gets punched by Frankie Condo he passes the same part of the night-road twice in different directions. See more »

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Suzie: [TV Version] You - you are gonna blow me over, aren't you?
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Can't Get Enough Of Your Love Babe
Written by Barry White
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Denise Richards Stunning!!!
21 September 2004 | by (Nelson, New Zealand) – See all my reviews

Magnificent storyline. While the basic storyline of what was happening was so simple it was so original as well. All the twists and turns kept you interested throughout the movie which is what people really want to see from a movie, not something that drags on and on about nothing and then finishes with the same kind of ending that every other movie does. Neve Campbell played a different type of role to what she's used to but did it very well. Matt Dillon (playing Sam Lambardo) was excellent although the role could have been cast slightly better maybe with George Clooney. Kevin Bacon gave another stellar performance and kept you interested in his role throughout the movie. But without a doubt the the best performance was Denise Richards who was absolutely perfect for the role. She couldn't have been cast better from anyone in the world. Her beauty made this movie what it was. I think a lot of people would consider Matt Dillon the luckiest man in the world.


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