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, semi serious, entertaining, exciting and witty films and TV shows about / with unlikely partners, partners, crimes, disorder, death, runaway, murder, destiny, mentor and police officer plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as unlikely partners: White Collar (2009), The Blacklist (2013), Castle (2009), Breaking Bad (2008), R.I.P.D. (2013), French Kiss (1995), Maverick (1994), Get Smart (2008), Kinky Boots (2005), Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992).

List of unlikely partners movies

 8.2
 115K
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, art thief, unlikely partners, intelligence, fbi, partners, mastermind, expert, deal, crimes, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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 8.0
 181K
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: tense, captivating, exciting, serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, master criminal, special agents, danger, manipulations, intrigue, unlikely partners, investigation, partners, mind game, terrorism, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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 8.1
 137K
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, realistic, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious
Plot: police detective, police investigation, investigation, partners, romancing partners, writers, female detective, murder, law enforcement, unlikely partners, riddles and clues, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, united states
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 9.5
 1.4M
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: clever, captivating, tense, serious, psychological ...
Plot: drug dealing, drug lord, life turned upside down, master criminal, life is a bitch, family problems, unlikely partners, teacher, drug cartel, crimes, peril, desperation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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 5.6
 115K
R.I.P.D. (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
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, stylized, exciting, buddy comedy, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, afterlife, investigation, obsessive quest, back from the dead, unlikely partners, ghost, uncover truth, police detective, partners, escapades, gold ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, boston, new england, massachusetts
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 6.6
 46K
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, humorous, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, fall in love, couple relations, unlikely partners, fear of flying, smuggling, love and romance, escapades, chase, true love, infidelity, airport ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe, canada, toronto ontario canada ...
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 7.0
 99K
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: exciting, twists and turns, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, cons and scams, poker, adventure, unlikely partners, debt, cheating, card playing, vengeance, gambler, strong female character, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, victorian era, 60s, 1960s
Place: louisiana, usa, mississippi, mississippi river, california
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 6.5
 198K
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: exciting, not serious, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, secret agents, spy, unlikely partners, surveillance, top secret, romancing partners, treason, goofy hero, save the day, chases and races, traitor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, russia, washington d.c., usa, moscow russia ...
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 7.1
 18K
Kinky Boots (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Charles Price may have grown up with his father in the family shoe business in Northampton, in central England, but he never thought that he would take his father's place. Yet, the untimely death of his father places him in that position, only ...
Style: inspirational, touching, humorous, witty, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: transvestism, cabaret, factory, small town, fashion, family business, bankruptcy, fashion show, fish out of water, unlikely partners, designer, gender bending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, milan italy
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Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy
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: not serious, humorous, funny, light, idiotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: police investigation, chase, fighting crime, unlikely partners, parents and children, criminal, family relations, crimes, police, mother son conflict, parent grown child relationship, happy ending ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
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 7.6
 17K
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: talky, feel good, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: private detective, workplace romance, opposites attract, unlikely couple, screwball, detective agency, partners, crimes, snobbism, verbal byplay, workplace situations, romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 7.2
 318K
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, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: hostage, danger, bomb, rescue, hostages, save the day, hijacking, bus, trapped, chases and races, highway, unlikely partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 5.8
 39K
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, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, boss and employee, taxi driver, police investigation, unlikely partners, buddies, incompetent police, friends, skiing, gang, crimes, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille, paris france
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If I Were You (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When a woman tries to outwit her husband's sexy young mistress, the unexpected consequences include starring as King Lear in a very amateur production - with the mistress, an aspiring actress, playing The Fool.
Style: humorous, witty, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: partners, unlikely partners, life turned upside down, family problems, infidelity, dishonesty, introspection, sex addict, disorder, female friendship, friendship between women, play within film ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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Profiling Paris (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Chloé Saint-Laurent is a profiler and works with a police team to solve murders in Paris. She's very sweet, she wears very colored clothes and a huge yellow bag. She looks like a little girl who need a doll, but she's very smart and a ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: criminal psychologist, profiler, police investigation, unlikely partners, workplace situations, fighting crime, crimes, partners, workplace, law enforcement, crime, crime investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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 6.4
 2K
Tirza (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jörgen's world is crumbling. Forced into early retirement and harassed by his ex-wife, the only part of his life which makes sense - his beloved daughter Tirza - is shattered when she disappears on holiday in Namibia. After weeks of terrifying ...
Style: serious, sincere, suspenseful, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: missing child, partners, parents and children, unlikely partners, missing person, amateur detective, family problems, escapades, life turned upside down, society, prostitute, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
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 6.4
 2K
Kiss Kiss (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, realistic
Plot: hitman, unlikely partners, teaching the ways of the world, deadly, danger, crimes, crime, murder, power relations, father son relationship, nanny, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
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Mike Tyson Mysteries (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 12 min.
Story: Mike Tyson is taking the fight from the boxing ring to the streets … by solving mysteries! Aided by the Mike Tyson Mystery Team — the Ghost of the Marquess of Queensberry, Mike’s adopted Korean daughter and a pigeon who was once a man — Mike ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, offbeat, adult animation ...
Audience: teens
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, ghost, heroes, unlikely partners, danger, partners, mystery, crimes, riddles and clues, team, ex boxer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.8
 49K
Pride (2014)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on a true story, the film is set in the summer of 1984 – when Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise ...
Style: touching, humorous, sincere, witty, realistic ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, prejudice, working class, social decay, unlikely partners, generosity, gays and lesbians, hopes, society, injustice, social relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984, year 1985
Place: england, europe, london, wales, california
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 5.8
 12K
The Love Punch (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Retirement at last! Middle-aged and divorced, company owner Richard Jones is looking forward to a worry-free existence as he arrives at his office on his last day of work. Much to his dismay, he discovers that the management buyout of his company ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, reluctant partners, unlikely partners, vengeance, bankruptcy, romance, love and romance, couple relations, renewed love, dishonesty, disorder, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, french riviera, paris france, cote d'azur
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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, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: adoption, family relations, comedy of errors, unlikely partners, dishonesty, disorder, partners, nothing goes right, interracial adoption, escapades, love and romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, france, europe, asia
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Man with the Screaming Brain (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 2005 Bruce Campbell directed his first ever feature film. The film stars Bruce Campbell as a wealthy CEO who travels to Bulgaria after the fall of communism. His plan was to do business for his U.S. drug company yet he is shortly caught up in ...
Style: psychological, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, murder, vengeance, unlikely partners, experiment gone awry, transplant, partners, track down, deadly, small town, crimes, head injury ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bulgaria
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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, witty, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Plot: existentialism, inheritance, hotel, twists & turns, greed, mentor protege relationship, legendary, escapades, disorder, adventure, servant, friendship ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 30s ...
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: semi serious, humorous, sexy, absurd, light ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, pregnancy, singleness, gay, gender, sexual relations, unlikely partners, best friends, friends, couples, thirtysomething life, homosexual ...
Place: new york
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 8.3
 5K
Megas XLR (2004)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Megas XLR is an American animated television series that aired on the Toonami block on Cartoon Network and is produced by Cartoon Network Studios. It was created by Jody Schaeffer and George Krstic. The series is a homage and parody of mecha ...
Style: captivating, humorous, semi serious, exciting, mecha
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, adventure, heroes, unlikely partners, save the world, partners, super weapon, teenage life, scientist, space and aliens, invasion, fate of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
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 6.4
 495
Monkey Warfare (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Two ex-revolutionaries living underground have their lives turned upside down by a sexy young radical who goes from smashing SUVs to fighting gentrification with firebombs.
Style: semi serious, witty, sincere, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: vandalism, against the rules, unlikely partners, mysterious character, love triangle, rebellion, dull life, life turned upside down, disorder, couples, society, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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Football Rules Ok (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, offbeat, realistic
Plot: obsession, lifestyle, athlete's life, unlikely partners, idol, family problems, athlete and trainer, abduction, fan, husband wife relationship, kidnapping, bet ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany
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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, funny, humorous, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hitman, mafia, murder, farce, crimes, crime, comedy of errors, misfit, love affair, opposites attract, unlikely partners, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, montreal, canada, usa
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My Gym Partner's a Monkey (2005)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: My Gym Partner's a Monkey is an American animated television series created by Tim Cahill and Julie McNally-Cahill and produced by Cartoon Network Studios. It premiered on Cartoon Network on December 26, 2005, and on The WB Television Network ...
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, light, offbeat
Plot: best friends, unlikely partners, young heroes, teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, youth, animal life, human animal relationship, monkey, friends, human becomes animal, school dance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.0
 5K
Dead Weight (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Comedy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Prison guard Reggio lets Moltes have a weekly lottery ticket in exchange for his suave relationship advice. When Moltes learns that he has a winning lottery ticket, he breaks out of jail to claim his money. However, Reggio's girlfriend, Pauline ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, odd couple, unlikely partners, adventure, partners, tough heroes, fugitives, escapades, race against time, treasure hunt, chase, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 1995
Place: europe, france
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