Reluctant partners movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant reluctant partners movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, exciting, entertaining, realistic, suspenseful and witty films and TV shows about / with reluctant partners, partners, chase, dialogue, mentor, disorder, catastrophe, storytelling, crimes and culture clash plots mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Crime genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as reluctant partners: The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015), Rush Hour (1998), Lethal Weapon (1987), Castle (2009), Shrek (2001), The Last Witch Hunter (2015), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Nothing to Declare (2010), Rise of the Guardians (2012), Alpha and Omega (2010).
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Castle (2009)
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
USA
43 min.
 8.2
Shrek (2001)
Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
USA
90 min.
 7.9
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Table 19 (2017)
Comedy, Drama, Romance
USA
87 min.
 5.8
The Last Witch Hunter (2015)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy
USA, China, Canada
106 min.
 6.0

List of reluctant partners movies

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: At the height of the Cold War, a mysterious criminal organization plans to use nuclear weapons and technology to upset the fragile balance of power between the United States and Soviet Union. CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB agent Illya Kuryakin are ...
Style: semi serious, entertaining, exciting, witty, stylized ...
Plot: secret agents, reluctant partners, spy, save the world, cold war, russian spy, chase, culture clash, spies, villainess, secret service, female agent ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963
Place: italy, usa, germany, rome italy, berlin germany
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 7.0
 212K
Rush Hour (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, buddy comedy, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: reluctant partners, chase, martial arts, kidnapping, fbi, two man army, odd couple, police investigation, partners against crime, fish out of water, verbal byplay, ransom ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, hong kong, california, china
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 7.6
 213K
Lethal Weapon (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Veteran buttoned-down LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh is partnered with unhinged cop Martin Riggs, who -- distraught after his wife's death -- has a death wish and takes unnecessary risks with criminals at every turn. The odd couple embark on ...
Style: suspense, exciting, humorous, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: reluctant partners, chase, partners against crime, police investigation, verbal byplay, police, crime, gunfight, adventure, car chase, family, weapons ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, vietnam, california
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 8.2
 130K
Castle (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.
Style: witty, humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: police investigation, investigation, police detective, partners, writer's life, crimes, law enforcement, riddles and clues, murder, reluctant partners, workplace situations, resourceful ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 7.9
 534K
Shrek (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, witty, not serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: opposites attract, princess, reluctant partners, swamp, dragon, love and romance, friendship, magic, ogre, adventure, odd couple, courage ...
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The Last Witch Hunter (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The modern world holds many secrets, but by far the most astounding is that witches still live among us; vicious supernatural creatures intent on unleashing the Black Death upon the world and putting an end to the human race once and for all. Armies ...
Style: exciting, gothic, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: witch, supernatural, adventure, immortality, wizards and magicians, plague, reluctant partners, imaginary, lone hero, danger, magic, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, save the world, good versus evil, space travel, adventure, superhero, space and aliens, team, unlikely partners, danger, heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
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Nothing to Declare (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During the elimination of the Belgian/French border in the 90s, a Belgian customs officer is forced to team up with one of his French counterparts.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, reluctant partners, politics, partners, society, frontier town, snobbism, unsupportive coworkers, customs officer, comedy duo, social relations, unlikely relationship ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1986 ...
Place: belgium, europe, france
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Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world.
Style: exciting, fairy tale, colourful, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, legends and myths, good versus evil, fairy, belief, protector, holiday, dreams, imaginary, heroes, save the world, heroic mission ...
Place: saint petersburg
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Alpha and Omega (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, India, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two young wolves at opposite ends of their pack's social order are thrown together into a foreign land and need each other to return home, but love complicates everything.
Style: touching, witty, feel good, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: forbidden love, family, animal life, on the road, wolf, getting home, opposites attract, unlikely couple, road trip, friends, reluctant partners, leadership ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, idaho, canada
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 6.7
 214K
The Other Guys (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: NYPD detectives Christopher Danson (Johnson) and P.K. Highsmith (Jackson) are the baddest and most beloved cops in New York City. They don't get tattoos, other men get tattoos of them. Two desks over and one back, sit detectives Allen Gamble ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, cynical, funny, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, police investigation, misfit partners, partners against crime, verbal byplay, farce, goofy hero, reluctant partners, drugs/alcohol, police, stupidity, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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Men in Black: The Series (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Men in Black: The Series, also known as MIB: The Series and Men in Black: The Animated Series, is an American animated television series that originally aired on The WB's Kids' WB programming block from October 11, 1997 to June 30, 2001. ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien encounter, space and aliens, secret agents, government agency, reluctant partners, bounty hunter, evil alien, danger, heroes, escapades, disorder, chases and races ...
Time: 1990s
Place: usa, new york
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 7.3
 457K
Men in Black (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a police chase with an otherworldly being, a New York City cop is recruited as an agent in a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on Earth: the Men in Black. Agent Kay and new recruit Agent Jay find ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: government agency, space and aliens, undercover, alien encounter, secret agents, partners, creature, evil alien, fictional government agency, ufo, alien, secret identity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 8.6
 1.2M
Se7en (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, master criminal, mind game, psychopath, investigation, crime, police investigation, killings, crimes, police, police detective, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 20K
Free Birds (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this irreverent, hilarious, adventurous buddy comedy for audiences of all ages, directed by Jimmy Hayward (Horton Hears a Who!), two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, thanksgiving, birds, escapades, holiday, imaginary, disorder, friends, freedom, reluctant partners, adventure ...
Time: future
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The Fugitives (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Coming out from jail, Lucas has decided to change his life and behave like a good citizen. But when he is taken hostage in a bank by a hare-brained robber, no cops can believe he is not part of the action.
Style: feel good, sentimental, witty, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: chase, comedy of errors, fugitives, farce, goofy hero, nothing goes right, odd couple, reluctant partners, chases and races, disorder, crime, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 2K
Keen Eddie (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Keen Eddie is an American action, comedy-drama television series that aired in 2003 on the Fox Network. The series follows a brash NYPD detective who goes to London when one of his cases goes sour and remains to work with New Scotland Yard. The ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: reluctant partners, police detective, fish out of water, roommate, crime, partners against crime, crime investigation, crimes, disorder, fighting crime, track down, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, scotland yard, britain
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 172K
Ghost (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Sam Wheat is a banker, Molly Jensen is an artist, and the two are madly in love. However, when Sam is murdered by his friend and corrupt business partner Carl Bruner over a shady business deal, he is left to roam the earth as a powerless spirit. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, sweet, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: ghost, afterlife, supernatural romance, love and romance, impossible love, loss of loved one, romance, love story, psychic, murder, unlikely couple, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.6
 42K
Warehouse 13 (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
Story: After saving the life of the President, two secret service agents - Myka Bering and Pete Lattimer - find themselves assigned to the top secret Warehouse 13. The Warehouse is a massive, top secret facility that houses dangerous and fantastical ...
Style: exciting, humorous, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artifact, ancient mystery, secret agents, legends and myths, supernatural, riddles and clues, danger, partners, paranormal activity, imaginary, undercover, secret place ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, south dakota
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 4.9
 141K
Wild Wild West (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Legless Southern inventor Dr. Arliss Loveless plans to rekindle the Civil War by assassinating President U.S. Grant. Only two men can stop him: gunfighter James West and master-of-disguise and inventor Artemus Gordon. The two must team up to thwart ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, exciting, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: steampunk, mad scientist, reluctant partners, escapades, heroes, disorder, partners against crime, drag, hip hop, master villain, old west, special agents ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, utah, washington d.c.
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 129K
S.W.A.T. (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Hondo Harrelson recruits Jim Street to join an elite unit of the Los Angeles Police Department. Together they seek out more members, including tough Deke Kay and single mom Chris Sanchez. The team's first big assignment is to escort crime boss ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, swat, siege, police brutality, chases and races, law enforcement, partners, master criminal, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, basic training, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 531K
Now You See Me (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.
Style: surprise ending, clever, twists and turns, entertaining, intellectual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mind game, manipulations, scheme, fbi, wizards and magicians, teamwork, cons and scams, investigation, mastermind, bank robbery, heist, perfect crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: las vegas, new orleans, new york, usa, chicago illinois ...
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Twelve Chairs (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 305 min.
Story: A former aristocrat Ippolit Vorobyaninov leads a miserable life in Soviet Russia. His mother-in-law reveals a secret to him - she hid family diamonds in one of the twelve chairs they once had. Vorobyaninov in cooperation with a young con artist ...
Style: captivating, cynical, entertaining, humorous
Plot: hidden treasure, treasure hunt, treasure hunter, reluctant partners, cons and scams, uninhibited rivalry, follow your dream, it was all a dream, following a dream, wealth, unlikely partners, partners in crime ...
Time: 1920s
Place: soviet union, russia
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9-Month Stretch (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ariane Felder is pregnant! This is surprising with her being a young hardened judge with strict morals. But what is more surprising is that, according to paternity testing, the child's father is none other than Bob, a criminal from the ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: pregnancy, unwanted pregnancy, life turned upside down, unlikely couple, opposites attract, escapades, criminal heroes, female judge, singleness, disorder, fugitives, single woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 21K
Table 19 (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eloise, having been relieved of maid of honor duties after being unceremoniously dumped by the best man via text, decides to attend the wedding anyway – only to find herself seated with five fellow-unwanted guests at the dreaded Table 19.
Style: light, feel good, funny, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: misfit, wedding, wedding reception, confession, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, marital problem, name calling, male objectification, up and down relationship, guest, intergenerational friendship ...
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Two Night Stand (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After an extremely regrettable one night stand, two strangers wake up to find themselves snowed in after sleeping through a blizzard that put all of Manhattan on ice. They're now trapped together in a tiny apartment, forced to get to know each ...
Style: feel good, sexy, not serious, talky, sweet ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: looking for sex, fall in love, romance, new year's eve, nothing goes right, isolation, unlikely couple, one-night stand, sex, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sexual relations, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, usa, new jersey, california
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Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A rogue prince reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious princess and together, they race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time – gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor ...
Style: exciting, epic, stylized, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: heroes, betrayal, rivalry, fall in love, time travel, danger, adventure, destiny, on the run, prince, horse, escapades ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, asia, egypt, middle east
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 8.3
 26K
Life on Mars (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Life on Mars is a British television series broadcast on BBC One between January 2006 and April 2007. The series combines elements of science fiction and police procedural, featuring an officer from the Greater Manchester Police who travels back in ...
Style: serious, gloomy, twists and turns, mind bending, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, time travel, police brutality, reluctant partners, rock, mystery, uncover truth, crime, police station, urban, law enforcement, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, northern england, manchester england, manchester
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 73K
The Guard (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two policemen must join forces to take on an international drug- smuggling gang - one, an unorthodox Irish policeman and the other, a straitlaced FBI agent. Sergeant Gerry Boyle is an eccentric small-town cop with a confrontational and crass ...
Style: talky, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: drug dealing, blackmail, small town, crime, police investigation, cocaine, fbi, reluctant partners, verbal byplay, drugs/alcohol, irish, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe, boston
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 6.8
 185K
Safe House (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Africa, Japan, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A dangerous CIA renegade resurfaces after a decade on the run. When the safe house he's remanded to is attacked by mercenaries, a rookie operative escapes with him. Now, the unlikely allies must stay alive long enough to uncover who wants them ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, on the run, espionage, mercenary, secret agents, betrayal, corruption, consulate, martial arts, microchip, rogue agent, interrogation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa, langley virginia, paris france
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