Unlikely partners movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant unlikely partners movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, exciting, clever, light and entertaining films and TV shows about / with unlikely partners, partners, crimes, dialogue, chase, destiny, death, mentor, runaway and catastrophe plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as unlikely partners: White Collar (2009), The Blacklist (2013), R.I.P.D. (2013), Breaking Bad (2008), Castle (2009), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Get Smart (2008), From Paris with Love (2010), French Kiss (1995), Claymore (2007).

List of unlikely partners movies

 8.3
 109K
White Collar (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Neal Caffrey, a con man, forger and thief, is captured after a three-year game of cat and mouse with the FBI. With only months left serving a four-year sentence, he escapes to look for Kate, his girlfriend. Peter Burke, the FBI agent who initially ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fbi, unlikely partners, partners, crime, intelligence, cons and scams, expert, mastermind, dishonesty, chases and races, deal, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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 8.1
 154K
The Blacklist (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, clever, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, secret, special agents, crimes, intrigue, investigation, master criminal, danger, mind game, manipulations, unlikely partners, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.6
 108K
R.I.P.D. (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A recently slain cop joins a team of undead police officers working for the Rest in Peace Department and tries to find the man who murdered him. Based on the comic by Peter M. Lenkov.
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting, buddy comedy, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, afterlife, back from the dead, obsessive quest, unlikely partners, ghost, uncover truth, police detective, partners, escapades, gold ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
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 9.5
 1.2M
Breaking Bad (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: When Walter White, a New Mexico chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of only two years left to live, he becomes filled with a sense of fearlessness and an unrelenting desire to secure his family's ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, serious, rough ...
Plot: drug dealing, life turned upside down, drug lord, double life, drugs/alcohol, crimes, master criminal, peril, family problems, hidden identity, partners, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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 8.2
 132K
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, who done it, murder, murder investigation, partners, writer's life, resourceful, female detective, riddles and clues, crimes ...
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, space travel, good versus evil, superhero, adventure, space and aliens, unlikely partners, team, reluctant partners, teamwork ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
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 6.5
 188K
Get Smart (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When the identities of secret agents from Control are compromised, the Chief promotes hapless but eager analyst Maxwell Smart and teams him with stylish, capable Agent 99, the only spy whose cover remains intact. Can they work together to thwart the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, secret agents, surveillance, top secret, romancing partners, goofy hero, chases and races, save the day, treason, government agency, unlikely partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: russia, los angeles, usa, washington d.c., chechnya ...
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From Paris with Love (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Reese has a good job as an ambassador's aid in France, but his real passion is a side gig, working in a minor role in the CIA. He would love to be a full-fledged agent and can't believe his luck when he lands an assignment with ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, undercover, partners, danger, hotshot hero, chase, spy, heroic mission, cia, deadly, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, pakistan
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 6.6
 44K
French Kiss (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: French Kiss is director Kasdan’s best film since the Bodyguard. The plot involves a couple in love and one woman’s attempt to fly to Paris to get her lover back from a business trip and marry him. On the way she unknowingly smuggles something of ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, fear of flying, unlikely partners, couple relations, fall in love, smuggling, necklace, vineyard, chase, train ride, love and romance, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france, arc de triomphe paris, cannes ...
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 8.1
 11K
Claymore (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: In a world rife with deadly creatures called "youma", a young silver eyed woman, Clare, works on behalf of an organization that trains female youma halfbreeds into warriors with the ability to destroy these creatures. Considered a rogue ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, stylized
Plot: monster, heroes, imaginary, unlikely partners, adventure, good versus evil, danger, supernatural, supernatural ability, imaginary kingdom, suffering, heroic mission ...
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Freaks of Nature (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the town of Dillford, humans, vampires and zombies were all living in peace - until the alien apocalypse arrived. Now three teenagers-one human, one vampire, and one zombie-have to team up to figure out how to get rid of the visitors.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, funny, scary ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vampire, zombie, small town, teenager, alien, supernatural, unlikely partners, save the day, evil alien, parody, apocalypse, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 18th century
Place: usa, california
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 6.4
 139K
Space Jam (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, satirical, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens
Plot: basketball, outer space, goofy hero, unlikely partners, imaginary, good versus evil, adventure, save the day, contests and competitions, disorder, underdog, sport ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995, year 1973, year 1993 ...
Place: north carolina, mcdonald's restaurant
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 7.2
 299K
Speed (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Los Angeles SWAT cop Jack Traven is up against bomb expert Howard Payne, who's after major ransom money. First it's a rigged elevator in a very tall building. Then it's a rigged bus--if it slows, it will blow, bad enough any day, but ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hostages, bomb, danger, rescue, bus, hijacking, unlikely partners, save the day, ransom, twists & turns, terrorism, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 5.8
 37K
Taxi 3 (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A gang of thieves calling themselves the Santa Claus Gang are wreaking havoc, and the police can't keep up. Police Captain Gilbert is distracted by a Chinese reporter writing a story on his squad, and taxi driver Daniel is in the midst of a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, taxi driver, buddies, unlikely partners, boss and employee, incompetent police, friends, skiing, gang, crime, goofy hero, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille
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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, offbeat, melancholic, witty ...
Plot: hotel, inheritance, friendship, greed, mentor protege relationship, disorder, adventure, escapades, murder, mentor, painting, theft ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1960s, 30s, year 1985 ...
Place: europe, eastern europe, hungary, alps, central europe
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The Whole Nine Yards (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mobster named Jimmy the Tulip agrees to cooperate with an FBI investigation in order to stay out of prison; he's relocated by the authorities to a life of suburban anonymity as part of a witness protection program. It's not long before a ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, funny, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mafia, hitman, murder, fish out of water, farce, crime, comedy of errors, misfit, love affair, unlikely partners, opposites attract, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada, usa, chicago illinois, montreal
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 6.9
 172K
Bolt (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bolt is the star of the biggest show in Hollywood. The only problem is, he thinks it's real. After he's accidentally shipped to New York City and separated from Penny, his beloved co-star and owner, Bolt must harness all his "super ...
Style: exciting, humorous, touching, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: friendship, human animal relationship, disney, adventure, unlikely partners, family, fish out of water, cat, dog, pets, hamster, talking animals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, new york, ohio, missouri, california
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The Bullwinkle Show (1961)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Main continuing story involved Rocky and Bullwinkle in conflict with spies Boris and Natasha. Other segments included "Fractured Fairy Tales", "Peabody's Improbable History" (smart dog Peabody and his boy Sherman get in the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, light, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: time machine, goofy hero, adventure, buddies, partners, danger, espionage, unlikely partners, uninhibited rivalry, imaginary, escapades, rivalry ...
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Inspector Gadget (1983)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, Canada, Japan, Taiwan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Inspector Gadget is an animated television series that revolves around the adventures of a clumsy, dim-witted cyborg detective named lnspector Gadget – a human being with various bionic gadgets built into his body. Gadget's arch-nemesis is ...
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, light
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: goofy hero, adventure, good versus evil, private detective, police inspector, mystery, fighting crime, escapades, partners against crime, unlikely partners, odd couple, law enforcement ...
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Mississippi Grind (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Gerry is a talented but down-on-his-luck gambler whose fortunes begin to change when he meets Curtis, a younger, highly charismatic poker player. The two strike up an immediate friendship and Gerry quickly persuades his new friend to accompany him ...
Style: road movie, humorous, semi serious, tense, exciting ...
Plot: gambling, friendship, poker, casino, debt, unlikely partners, down on your luck, partners, obsessive quest, gambler, card game, money problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: mississippi, new orleans, usa, mississippi river, california
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 5.9
 18K
Jane Got a Gun (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After her outlaw husband returns home shot with eight bullets and barely alive, Jane reluctantly reaches out to an ex-lover who she hasn't seen in over ten years to help her defend her farm when the time comes that her husband's gang ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, suspense, intense ...
Plot: criminal's revenge, gang, farm, family in danger, family relations, unlikely partners, tough heroes, old west, family problems, gunfight, survival, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 80s
Place: usa, missouri, new mexico
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 6.5
 18K
A Little Chaos (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A landscape gardener is hired by famous architect Le Nôtre to construct the grand gardens at the palace of Versailles. As the two work on the palace, they find themselves drawn to each other and are thrown into rivalries within the court of King ...
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, melancholic, colourful ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: royal court, jealousy, aristocracy, gardener, female protagonist, infidelity, adultery, extramarital affair, unlikely partners, intrigue, fall in love, palace ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1960s
Place: france, versailles, europe, paris france, england ...
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 6.6
 27K
The Homesman (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy. Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: old west, human nature, revenge, native american, mental illness, obsessive quest, partners, unlikely partners, anti heroes, misfit partners, danger, lifesaver ...
Time: 19th century
Place: cross country, usa, iowa, nebraska
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Lay the Favorite (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A former stripper's talent with numbers lands her a job with a professional gambler who runs a sports book in Las Vegas.
Style: realistic, sexy, semi serious, humorous, sincere
Plot: gambling, betting, money, bookies, unlikely partners, prodigy, working the system, cons and scams, partners, career change, dishonesty, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, new york, usa, nevada
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The Good Dinosaur (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend.
Style: humorous, exciting, touching, scenic, emotional ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, friendship, family, unlikely partners, friends, escapades, partners, meteor, waterfall, storm, tyrannosaurus rex ...
Time: prehistory
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 5.7
 24K
The Nut Job (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: Canada, South Korea, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Surly, a curmudgeon, independent squirrel is banished from his park and forced to survive in the city. Lucky for him, he stumbles on the one thing that may be able to save his life, and the rest of park community, as they gear up for winter - ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, heist, squirrel, friendship, crime gone awry, friends, unlikely partners, fish out of water, chase, betrayal, talking animals, rat ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 50s
Place: usa
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Assassination Games (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Brazil is a contract killer, willing to take any job if the price is right. Flint left the assassin game when a ruthless drug dealer’s brutal attack left his wife in a coma. When a contract is put out on the same coldblooded drug dealer, both ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti hero, hitman, assassination, fight, unlikely partners, corrupt law enforcer, crimes, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, danger, organized crime, dark hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: eastern europe, ukraine
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Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A tough cop's (Sylvester Stallone) seemingly frail mother (Estelle Getty) comes to stay with him and progressively interferes in his life. She buys him an illegal MAC-10 machine pistol and starts poking around in his police cases. Eventually, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic, light ...
Plot: chase, police, police investigation, parents and children, unlikely partners, fighting crime, criminal, family relations, crimes, mother son conflict, parent grown child relationship, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
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 6.6
 111K
Shanghai Noon (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Chon Wang, a clumsy imperial guard trails Princess Pei Pei when she is kidnapped from the Forbidden City and transported to America. Wang follows her captors to Nevada, where he teams up with an unlikely partner, outcast outlaw Roy O'Bannon, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, funny, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: princess, rescue, cowboy, martial arts, old west, travel, chinese, adventure, disorder, partners, society, odd couple ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 18th century
Place: china, nevada, hong kong
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 5.8
 692
Trouble Bound (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Upon getting out of prison, a man who took the rap for some thief buddies gets together with them again, and tells them he's not interested in doing things with them any more. They stick a dead body in his trunk, unbeknownst to him, and he ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, humorous, serious, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, hitman, unlikely partners, criminal heroes, gangsters, crime gone awry, on the road, disorder, criminal's revenge, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada
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