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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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Be wild. Be wicked. Beware. See more »


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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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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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On the back of the chapter insert of the USA Wild Things DVD, it says "Neve Campbell is a Scream!" this is a direct reference to her movie 'Scream' made two years earlier in 1996. See more »

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Suzie's teeth fly across the screen as a bottle is seen about to whack her. Post-conclusion scenes show a different version of what happened. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Kelly Van Ryan: Fuck off!
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A well fitting puzzle
14 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Much has been said about the sexual content of this movie for which I can only say it was nice to get such mice views, clothed and unclothed of Denise Richards. But overall the sexuality of this film is moderate at best.

Why i really liked it is because all of the twists in the plots actually come together. At the end of the film, integrated with the end credits, are previously unseen events that kept the full tale slightly hidden from the viewer. By inserting them at the end, the full story was told without inhibiting the ride. If you missed the hints and clues along the way, u can see what you failed to figure out.

Certainly this is not a tale that fails to stretch credibility, but its is a film for amusement. But unlike so many, the mystery is solvable and does not rely on contrivances created at the end to make you feel stupid. If you miss them you are not stupid, but if foresee any of the conclusion, and the can be foreseen, hats off to you.


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