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Wild Things (1998)

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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Sex Crimes  »

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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 Director's Cut of the film does not contain an extended cut of the threesome between Sam, Suzie, and Kelly. See more »

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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 »

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Kenneth Bowden: [Passing Sandra Van Ryan's limo and honking the horn] Hey, look who we've got here. Hey, Sandra!
Sandra Van Ryan: I want you to nail that shyster's balls to the wall!
Tom Baxter: Well, that might have been possible if miss not-so-bright here hadn't started throwing things in court.
Kelly Van Ryan: Fuck off!
Sandra Van Ryan: I can't believe you're going to let them, get away with this... shit!
Tom Baxter: I don't think you understand, Sandy. Your little princess here committed perjury. It will be all I can do to keep her fucking little ass out of jail.
Sandra Van Ryan: Well... what are...
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Crazy Credits

Interspersed with the credits are additional scenes that explain some of the plot twists. See more »

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Hold Your Eyes
Written by Charles Stan Frazier (as Charles Frazier), Matthew Murphy Karges (as Matthew Kargas),
Mark McGrath, Rodney Sheppard, McG (as Joseph Nichol), Leor Dimant
Performed by Sugar Ray
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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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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