Movies like Something Wild

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Something Wild (1986)
 6.9
 18K
Something Wild (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A free-spirited woman "kidnaps" a yuppie for a weekend of adventure. But the fun quickly takes a dangerous turn when her ex-con husband shows up.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, road movie, melancholic, light, disturbing, entertaining, sexy, clever ...
Plot: chase, dangerous attraction, road trip, on the road, opposites attract, haunted by the past, lovers on the run, psychopath, police, romance, couple relations, femme fatale, violence, yuppie, deception, ex convict, travel, robbery, high school reunion, manipulation, crimes, love and romance, couples, fatal attraction, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, virginia, new jersey, california

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Most similar movies to Something Wild

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, sexy and semi serious films with plots about dialogue, storytelling, mentor, runaway, catastrophe, destiny and crimes mostly in Comedy, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Something Wild: Midnight Run (1988), Legal Eagles (1986), Into the Night (1985), Grosse Pointe Blank (1997), Mad Dog and Glory (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 85K
Midnight Run (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An accountant embezzles $15 million of mob money, jumps bail and is chased by bounty hunters, the FBI, and the Mafia.
Style: humorous, witty, talky, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the road, bounty hunter, bail bondsman, police surveillance, crimes, odd couple, partners, race against time, limousine, road trip, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles, grand central station manhattan new york city, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 11K
Legal Eagles (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: District Attorney Tom Logan is set for higher office, at least until he becomes involved with defence lawyer Laura Kelly and her unpredictable client Chelsea Deardon. It seems the least of Chelsea's crimes is the theft of a very valuable ...
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, romance, crimes, legal action, dedicated lawyer, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, opposites attract, law enforcement, femme fatale ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 12K
Into the Night (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Ed Okin used to have a boring life. He used to have trouble getting to sleep. Then one night, he met Diana. Now, Ed's having trouble staying alive.
Style: sexy, parody, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: airport, chase, adultery, insomnia, on the run, assassin, cuckold, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, chaos, sleeping, graphic violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, las vegas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Martin Blank is a hitman for hire. When he starts to develop a conscience, he botches a couple of routine jobs. On the advice of his secretary and his psychiatrist, he decides to attend his ten-year high school reunion in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hitman, gunfight, suburbs, therapy, secretary, psychiatrist, therapist, dark humor, crimes, radio dj, love and romance, prom ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: michigan, detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Mad Dog and Glory (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Wayne Dobie is a shy cop whose low-key demeanor has earned him the affectionate nickname "Mad Dog." After Mad Dog saves the life of Frank Milo, a crime boss and aspiring stand-up comedian, he's offered the company of an attractive ...
Style: clever, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), fistfight, police officer, police, crimes, graphic violence, sexual content, bittersweet, dangerous attraction, love triangle, jazz, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 6K
Amateur (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man wakes up in an alley, bleeding and with no memory of who he is. He stumbles into a coffee shop and is befriended by a charitable ex-nun who is failing in her attempts to write marketable pornography.
Style: clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: redemption, crimes, couples, nosy, murder, haunted by the past, couple relations, memory loss, love and romance, on the run, dishonesty, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 7K
Exit to Eden (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Elliot is going to the island of Eden to live out his submissive fantasies, but inadvertently photographs diamond smugglers at work. Smugglers, and detectives, follow him to the island, where they try to retrieve the film. Elliot begins falling in ...
Style: sexy, sexual, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dominatrix, island, nudity (full frontal - brief), bondage, love, mistress, sexuality, bdsm, farce, police investigation, romance, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
2 Days in the Valley (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a sleepy bedroom community of LA's San Fernando Valley, the murder of a professional athlete by two hit men sets into motion a chain of events that puts the mundane lives of a dozen residents on a collision course. This clever tale tells the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspense, twist ending, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, hostage, psychopath, attempted murder, crimes, police investigation, gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), multiple storylines, faked death, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.0
 25K
Birthday Girl (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A shy bank clerk orders a Russian mail order bride, and finds his life turned upside down.
Style: sexy, suspense, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: robbery, crimes, romance, femme fatale, couple relations, romancing a criminal, russian, mail order bride, bank clerk, manipulation, gangsters, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Nightclub manager Darnell Wright is a perpetual playboy who is almost as devoted to his job as he is to the pursuit of beautiful women. After he sets his sights on the ultra-classy Brandi Web, he launches an all-out assault to win her heart. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: farce, womanizer, battle of the sexes, dating, romance, wooing, dangerous attraction, love and romance, revenge, couples, dishonesty, obsession ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Love and a .45 (1994)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Small-time criminal Watty Watts attempts to rob a convenience store with his drug-addict buddy, Billy Mack Black. The robbery, however, leads to murder, and soon Watty leaves Billy behind and goes on the run with his beloved girlfriend, Starlene. ...
Style: road movie, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: white trash, murder, lovers on the run, crimes, crime gone awry, chase, hostage, psychopath, disorder, on the road, violence spree, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 2.6
 49K
Gigli (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Gigli is ordered to kidnap the psychologically challenged younger brother of a powerful federal prosecutor. When plans go awry, Gigli's boss sends in Ricki, a gorgeous free-spirited female gangster who has her own set of orders to assist with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, romantic, melancholic, suspense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, hitman, romance, fall in love, couple relations, opposites attract, crimes, mission of murder, lovers, blackmail, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, turkey, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 18K
You Kill Me (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While drying out on the West Coast, an alcoholic hit man befriends a tart-tongued woman who might just come in handy when it's time for him to return to Buffalo and settle some old scores.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, funny, clever ...
Plot: hitman, alcoholic, crimes, gang, gangsters, alcohol abuse, love and romance, rehabilitation, going straight, polish, organized crime, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, new york, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 92K
Wild at Heart (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, humorous, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: betrayal, hallucination, hitman, ex convict, on the road, rebel, one last job, on the run, mother daughter relationship, witch, violence, sexual perversion ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, new orleans, california, usa, north carolina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 50K
Duplicity (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Two romantically-engaged corporate spies team up to manipulate a corporate race to corner the market on a medical innovation that will reap huge profits and enable them to lead an extravagant lifestyle together.
Style: twists and turns, sexy, clever, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: undercover, rivalry, manipulation, intrigue, romance, love affair, espionage, battle of the sexes, uninhibited rivalry, spy, surveillance, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, dubai, london, miami, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 13K
The Big Easy (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Remy McSwain is a New Orleans police lieutenant who investigates the murder of a local mobster. His investigation leads him to suspect that fellow members of the police force may be involved.
Style: neo noir, sexy, twists and turns, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: police corruption, nudity (full frontal - brief), police, corruption, investigation, murder, police investigation, romance, crimes, love and romance, fighting crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana, southern usa, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
She's Gotta Have It (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The story of Nola Darling's simultaneous sexual relationships with three different men is told by her and by her partners and other friends. All three men wanted her to commit solely to them; Nola resists being "owned" by a single ...
Style: sexy, sexual, witty, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, breaking the fourth wall, lesbian, shallowness, couple relations, strong sexual content, love triangle, sexual relations, singleness, couples, thanksgiving ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 12K
The Hot Spot (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A loner moves in to a small Texas town, finds himself a job, and sets about plotting to rob the local bank.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, sexy, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: femme fatale, dangerous attraction, infidelity, accountant, dishonesty, crimes, manipulation, love triangle, cons and scams, love and romance, bank robbery, erotica ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, virginia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Forces of Nature (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ben Holmes, a professional book-jacket blurbologist, is trying to get to Savannah for his wedding. He just barely catches the last plane, but a seagull flies into the engine as the plane is taking off. All later flights are cancelled because of an ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, road movie, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, destiny, unlikely couple, opposites attract, looking for love, travel, disorder, nothing goes right, infidelity, fall in love, on the road, cataclysm ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, hawaii, miami, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
And God Created Woman (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this variation on director Vadim's own, more acclaimed Et Dieu Créa La Femme (1956, the same title in French), the vamp Robin Shea marries charming carpenter Billy Moran, only to get out of prison, but soon decides to seduce James Tiernan, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prison, infidelity, sexual relations, femme fatale, love and romance, couples, love triangle, fall in love, opposites attract, unlikely couple, rise to the top, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 3K
Forever Mine (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A hotel cabana boy falls for the wife of a powerful politico. But when she confesses to the affair, her husband determines to end it forever.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, love triangle, haunted by the past, love affair, couple relations, hidden identity, dishonesty, unfulfillment, crimes, lovers reunited, infidelity, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, new york, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Goodbye Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Police investigate when a man having an affair with his brother's wife disappears suddenly.
Style: sexy, neo noir, suspenseful, realistic, witty ...
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, murder, femme fatale, mystery, investigation, dishonesty, love and romance, obsession, police detective, dangerous attraction, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, austria, los angeles, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
 91K
Out of Sight (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Meet Jack Foley, a smooth criminal who bends the law and is determined to make one last heist. Karen Sisco is a federal marshal who chooses all the right moves … and all the wrong guys. Now they're willing to risk it all to find out if ...
Style: sexy, witty, romantic, entertaining, talky ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: kidnapper kidnapped relationship, hot and sexy, heist, bank robbery, opposites attract, romance, criminal heroes, love and romance, partners in crime, robbery, jewel theft, career criminal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, detroit, miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 5.5
 8K
Mo' Money (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Trying to get his act together, a con artist gets a job in a credit card company. He falls in love with a fellow employee, he steals a couple of cards, everything is going great. But soon, the chief of security drags him into the big leagues of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, intense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: credit card, cons and scams, love and romance, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, investigation, reluctant partners, chase, african american, con artists, con men ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 13K
Excess Baggage (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A rich brat (Alicia Silverstone) fakes her own kidnapping, but in the process ends up locked in the trunk of a car that gets stolen.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: kidnapping, romancing a criminal, romance, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, dishonesty, missing person, comedy of errors, fall in love, opposites attract, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 18K
Serving Sara (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Serving Sara is a 2002 romantic comedy film which stars Matthew Perry, Elizabeth Hurley and Bruce Campbell. Joe Tyler (Perry) is a process server who is given the assignment to serve Sara Moore (Hurley) with divorce papers.
Style: funny, road movie, entertaining, romantic, light ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: chase, divorce, husband wife relationship, opposites attract, crumbling marriage, rivalry, on the road, couple relations, road trip, race against time, wealth, divorce lawyer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas, new york, dallas texas, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 35K
Nurse Betty (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: What happens when a person decides that life is merely a state of mind? If you're Betty, a small-town waitress and soap opera fan from Fair Oaks, Kansas, you refuse to believe that you can't be with the love of your life just because he ...
Style: witty, realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: hitman, murder, delusion, romance, memory loss, losing-it hero, obsessive quest, crimes, professional killer, salesman, friendship, racial slur ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, kansas city, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Two If by Sea (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Frank O'Brien, a petty thief, and his 7-year-long girlfriend Roz want to put an end to their unsteady lifestyle and just do that last job, which involves stealing a valuable painting. Frank takes Roz to an island on the coast of New England, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: thief, painting, island, heist, romance, crimes, partners, disorder, couples, dishonesty, nothing goes right, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new england, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 3K
Mystery Date (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The shy teenager Tom McHugh worships his sexy neighbor Geena Matthews that lives on the other side of the street, but he does not dare to talk to her. When his parents travel with their dog for a competition and his self-confident big brother Craig ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, suspense, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: mistaken identity, comedy of errors, girl next door, chase, disorder, switching roles, dishonesty, nothing goes right, crimes, love and romance, romance, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 11K
Novocaine (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A dentist finds himself a murder suspect after a sexy patient seduces him into prescribing her drugs
Style: suspenseful, captivating, humorous, twists and turns, tricky ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, dark humor, false accusation, frame up, dentist, betrayal, crimes, life turned upside down, drug use, dishonesty, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%