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, entertaining, exciting, clever and light films and TV shows about / with unlikely partners, partners, dialogue, death, mentor, catastrophe, chase, storytelling, runaway and life philosophy plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, France, Germany 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), Get Smart (2008), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), The Nut Job (2014), Hitman: Agent 47 (2015), From Paris with Love (2010).

List of unlikely partners movies

 8.2
 111K
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, light, captivating, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cons and scams, unlikely partners, partners, fbi, crime, mastermind, expert, intelligence, dishonesty, art thief, chases and races, deal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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 8.0
 163K
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, tense, exciting, clever, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, secret, special agents, master criminal, investigation, intrigue, mind game, danger, unlikely partners, manipulations, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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 5.6
 111K
R.I.P.D. (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, 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, unlikely partners, obsessive quest, ghost, uncover truth, police detective, partners, escapades, gold ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts, new england
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 9.5
 1.3M
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, psychological, captivating, serious, clever ...
Plot: drug dealing, drug lord, life turned upside down, drugs/alcohol, master criminal, double life, peril, crimes, family problems, life is a bitch, drug cartel, desperation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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 8.1
 134K
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, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: police investigation, who done it, investigation, murder, riddles and clues, police detective, writer's life, female detective, murder investigation, partners, resourceful, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 6.5
 192K
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, spy, secret agents, unlikely partners, surveillance, top secret, romancing partners, chases and races, save the day, goofy hero, treason, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: russia, usa, los angeles, chechnya, moscow russia ...
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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, captivating, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, save the world, space travel, good versus evil, superhero, adventure, reluctant partners, team, space and aliens, teamwork, heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
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 5.7
 25K
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, funny, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: squirrel, friendship, heist, crime gone awry, family, friends, unlikely partners, fish out of water, animals, chase, betrayal, talking animals ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 50s
Place: usa
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Hitman: Agent 47 (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An assassin teams up with a woman to help her find her father and uncover the mysteries of her ancestry.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, one man army, track down, danger, assassin, crimes, unlikely partners, deadly, secret identity, murder, bodyguard, assassination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: singapore, berlin germany
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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: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, partners, danger, hotshot hero, chase, spy, heroic mission, cia, one man army, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, pakistan
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 8.0
 468K
Blood Diamond (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son ...
Style: serious, captivating, intense, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: mercenary, smuggling, treasure hunt, gem, adventure, greed, rebel, journalism, black market, unlikely partners, obsessive quest, civil war ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century, year 2003
Place: africa, south africa, morocco, belgium, cape town south africa ...
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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, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, fear of flying, couple relations, unlikely partners, fall in love, smuggling, vineyard, necklace, chase, love and romance, escapades, train ride ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe, toronto ontario canada, canada, paris france ...
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 8.0
 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, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, adventure, danger, monster, suffering, heroic mission, unlikely partners, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, imaginary, heroes ...
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 8.0
 589K
Ratatouille (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in the sewers of Paris, he finds himself ideally situated ...
Style: feel good, humorous, inspirational, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: chef, friendship, follow your dream, mouse, cooking and food, cooking, rise to the top, rat, odd couple, kitchen, restaurant, mishap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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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, alien, small town, supernatural, teenager, unlikely partners, save the day, parody, apocalypse, high school, social satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 18th century
Place: usa, california
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 6.4
 144K
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, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: basketball, alien, unlikely partners, imaginary, goofy hero, outer space, disorder, save the day, good versus evil, contests and competitions, adventure, underdog ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995, year 1993, year 1973 ...
Place: north carolina, mcdonald's restaurant
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 7.2
 307K
Speed (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hostages, bomb, danger, rescue, twists & turns, hijacking, master criminal, highway, save the day, unlikely partners, bus, ransom ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 5.8
 38K
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, boss and employee, taxi driver, unlikely partners, buddies, incompetent police, friends, skiing, gang, crime, goofy hero, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille
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You Don't Choose Your Family (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: César Borgnoli, an unsuccessful car salesman from Italy, lives well beyond his means. In order to get out of his financial disaster, he agrees to a deal: he pretends to be the husband of his sister's girlfriend Kim so she can legally adopt a ...
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: adoption, comedy of errors, unlikely partners, dishonesty, disorder, partners, nothing goes right, family relations, interracial adoption, escapades, love and romance, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, france, europe, asia
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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA
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: stylized, offbeat, atmospheric, witty, melancholic ...
Plot: hotel, inheritance, greed, friendship, mentor protege relationship, disorder, adventure, twists & turns, servant, escapades, murder, mentor ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1960s, 30s, year 1968 ...
Place: europe, eastern europe, hungary, alps, central europe
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 6.0
 2K
Gayby (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jenn and Matt are best friends from college who are now in their thirties. Single by choice, Jenn spends her days teaching hot yoga and running errands for her boss. Matt suffers from comic-book writer's block and can't get over his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, absurd, light ...
Plot: pregnancy, gays and lesbians, singleness, sexual relations, unlikely partners, gender, best friends, friends, couples, thirtysomething life, gay, homosexual ...
Place: new york
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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, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hitman, mafia, 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, montreal, chicago illinois
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 6.8
 177K
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, entertaining, touching, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dog, disney, human animal relationship, friendship, adventure, family, cat, fish out of water, pets, unlikely partners, getting home, hamster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, ohio, missouri, illinois, 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, squirrel, adventure, goofy hero, buddies, partners, escapades, danger, espionage, unlikely partners, imaginary, uninhibited 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, fighting crime, partners against crime, unlikely partners, escapades, mystery, police investigation, odd couple ...
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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, semi serious, humorous, depressing, tense ...
Plot: gambling, friendship, poker, casino, debt, partners, down on your luck, obsessive quest, unlikely partners, card game, gambler, money problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: mississippi, new orleans, usa, mississippi river, california
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 5.9
 19K
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: farm, gang, family in danger, unlikely partners, family relations, criminal's revenge, old west, family problems, tough heroes, gunfight, survival, murder ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century, 80s
Place: usa, missouri, new mexico
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 6.3
 55K
True Story (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A drama centered around the relationship between journalist Michael Finkel and Christian Longo, an FBI Most Wanted List murderer who for years lived outside the U.S. under Finkel's name.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, twists and turns, captivating, serious ...
Plot: journalist, uncover truth, prison, moral dilemma, crimes, criminal heroes, journalism, prison visit, unlikely partners, accused of murder, mistaken identity, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 6.5
 19K
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, light, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: royal court, extramarital affair, jealousy, gardener, infidelity, female protagonist, aristocracy, unlikely partners, intrigue, fall in love, adultery, flood ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1960s
Place: france, versailles, europe, paris france, england ...
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 6.6
 28K
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: revenge, old west, human nature, native american, mental illness, anti heroes, unlikely partners, obsessive quest, partners, lifesaver, danger, misfit partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: cross country, nebraska, usa, iowa
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