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 humorous, realistic, entertaining, exciting, semi serious and clever films and TV shows about / with unlikely partners, partners, mentor, crimes, storytelling, runaway, dialogue, chase, disorder and destiny plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as unlikely partners: White Collar (2009), Breaking Bad (2008), R.I.P.D. (2013), Castle (2009), The Blacklist (2013), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Speed (1994), French Kiss (1995), Bolt (2008), The Whole Nine Yards (2000).

List of unlikely partners movies

 8.3
 106K
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, suspenseful, realistic, serious, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: unlikely partners, fbi, partners, crime, cons and scams, intelligence, dishonesty, mastermind, chases and races, expert, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 9.5
 1.1M
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, rough ...
Plot: drug dealing, life turned upside down, drug lord, drugs/alcohol, double life, crimes, partners, peril, family problems, hidden identity, unlikely partners, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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 5.6
 105K
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: humorous, not serious, exciting, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, ghost, afterlife, uncover truth, partners, back from the dead, unlikely partners, obsessive quest, gold, escapades, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
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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, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: police investigation, investigation, police detective, murder, who done it, writer's life, partners, murder investigation, crimes, resourceful, riddles and clues, female detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 8.1
 145K
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, serious, clever, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, special agents, master criminal, secret, crimes, intrigue, mind game, crime, danger, investigation, unlikely partners, killings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: 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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 7.2
 292K
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, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hostages, bomb, bus, danger, rescue, unlikely partners, save the day, hijacking, terrorism, highway, law enforcement, collision ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 6.6
 43K
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, unlikely partners, couple relations, fear of flying, fall in love, smuggling, vineyard, romance, escapades, love and romance, chase, train ride ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe, riviera, toronto ontario canada, cannes ...
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 6.9
 167K
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: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, unlikely partners, family, human animal relationship, pets, disney, fish out of water, talking animals, cat, superhero, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: missouri, new york, ohio, illinois, california
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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: mafia, hitman, fish out of water, murder, comedy of errors, crime, farce, unlikely partners, opposites attract, love affair, gangsters, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, usa, montreal, chicago illinois
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 6.4
 134K
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, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: basketball, outer space, goofy hero, unlikely partners, imaginary, adventure, underdog, contests and competitions, good versus evil, disorder, save the day, sport ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995, 1990s, year 1993 ...
Place: north carolina, mcdonald's restaurant
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 7.7
 30K
Drake & Josh (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Drake & Josh is an American television sitcom created by Dan Schneider for Nickelodeon. The series follows the lives of two teenage boys with opposing personalities, Drake Parker and Josh Nichols, who become stepbrothers. Both actors had played ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic, situational comedy ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: family, teenage life, siblings relations, unlikely partners, family relations, lifestyle, manipulations, prank, adolescence vs adulthood, step siblings, deal, disorder ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, 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, offbeat, stylized, witty, melancholic ...
Plot: hotel, mentor protege relationship, disorder, greed, inheritance, friendship, murder, cons and scams, adventure, unlikely partners, escapades, prison escape ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1960s, 30s, year 1968 ...
Place: europe, eastern europe, hungary, central europe, alps
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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, tense, exciting ...
Plot: gambling, poker, friendship, casino, debt, unlikely partners, obsessive quest, down on your luck, partners, gambler, card game, money problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: mississippi, new orleans, usa, mississippi river, california
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 8.1
 10K
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, adventure, good versus evil, danger, heroes, imaginary, unlikely partners, supernatural, supernatural ability, suffering, imaginary kingdom, master warrior ...
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 5.8
 36K
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, friends, crime, incompetent police, disguise, boss and employee, gang, partners against crime, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille
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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, escapades, unlikely partners, partners, friends, meteor, waterfall, runaway, courage ...
Time: prehistory
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 7.1
 24K
Ruby & Quentin (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After hiding his loot and getting thrown in jail, Ruby, a brooding outlaw encounters Quentin, a dim-witted and garrulous giant who befriends him. After Quentin botches a solo escape attempt, they make a break together. Unable to shake the clumsy ...
Style: humorous, captivating, exciting, funny, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: odd couple, criminal heroes, crime, unlikely partners, french, prison escape, chase, prison, unlikely friendships, crazy, bank robbery, mentor ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: france, europe, poland, argentina
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 7.7
 57K
Cell 211 (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The story of two men on different sides of a prison riot -- the inmate leading the rebellion and the young guard trapped in the revolt, who poses as a prisoner in a desperate attempt to survive the ordeal.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, prison, hidden identity, prison riot, confined, penitentiary, prison guard, survival, rebellion, jail, rebelliousness, unlikely partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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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, light, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, buddies, goofy hero, time machine, uninhibited rivalry, partners, unlikely partners, espionage, danger, escapades, imaginary, 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, police inspector, private detective, adventure, partners against crime, good versus evil, mystery, unlikely partners, odd couple, fighting crime, family, escapades ...
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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: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: family, heist, squirrel, friendship, crime gone awry, unlikely partners, friends, fish out of water, talking animals, chase, betrayal, rat ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 50s
Place: usa
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 7.0
 92K
Maverick (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Maverick is a gambler who would rather con someone than fight them. He needs an additional three thousand dollars in order to enter a Winner Take All poker game that begins in a few days. He tries to win some, tries to collect a few debts, and ...
Style: humorous, exciting, twists and turns, entertaining, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, cons and scams, poker, debt, adventure, vengeance, attempted robbery, crimes, dishonesty, unlikely partners, rivalry, gambler ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, victorian era, 1960s
Place: louisiana, usa, mississippi, california
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 7.6
 16K
Moonlighting (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Moonlighting is an American television series that aired on ABC from March 3, 1985, to May 14, 1989. The network aired a total of 66 episodes. Starring Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd as private detectives, the show was a mixture of drama, comedy, ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, talky, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: private detective, unlikely couple, workplace romance, opposites attract, screwball, detective agency, mystery, partners, verbal byplay, unlikely partners, romance, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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Starsky and Hutch (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Starsky & Hutch is a 1970s American cop thriller television series, which consisted of a 70-minute pilot movie and 92 episodes of 50 minutes each. The show was created by William Blinn, produced by Spelling-Goldberg Productions, and broadcast ...
Style: exciting, rough, semi serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police detective, car chase, police investigation, partners against crime, buddies, urban, crimes, law enforcement, undercover, unlikely partners, working undercover, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, southern california, california
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The Hypnotist (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After a young woman and her parents are murdered by a killer determined to wipe out the entire family, Detective Inspector Joona Linna works with a psychiatrist to hypnotize the son who narrowly escaped death in order to find the one surviving ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak
Plot: hypnosis, witnessing a crime, murder, psychologist, crime, hypnotist, law enforcement, moral dilemma, danger, cop witness relations, unlikely partners, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
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 6.0
 119K
The Other Woman (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After discovering her boyfriend is married, Carly soon meets the wife he's been cheating on. And when yet another affair is discovered, all three women team up to plot mutual revenge on the three-timing SOB.
Style: humorous, sexy, funny, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: infidelity, womanizer, women, friendship, revenge, unfaithful husband, friends, couple relations, unlikely partners, battle of the sexes, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, bahamas, new york
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 7.5
 118K
Trading Places (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A snobbish investor and a wily street con-artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, cynical ...
Plot: rich and poor, fish out of water, switching roles, life turned upside down, millionaire, rags to riches, beggar, wrongful arrest, wager, hoodlum, broker, prostitute ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city
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Leon: The Professional (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Leon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak, touching ...
Plot: hitman, sniper, friendship, neighbor, mentor, partners, loneliness, loner, killings, young heroes, lone wolves, mafia ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 8.1
 702K
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Sullivan and Mike Wazowski are monsters, they earn their living scaring children and are the best in the business... even though they're more afraid of the children than they are of them. When a child accidentally enters their world, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, fairy tale, touching, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: friendship, monster, rivalry, fear, imaginary, invisibility, kidnapping, cheating, adventure, villain, odd couple, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya
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