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Something Wild Reviews

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December 5, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
Despite the quirky trappings, Something Wild is often as tame as its star couple, a pair who scream Ivory soap and plenty of Miracle Whip.
May 20, 2003
The film's principal difficulty is E. Max Frye's original screenplay, which is better thought out in terms of its narrative than of the characters.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
March 5, 2018
Something Wild is undoubtedly a minor work in the oeuvre of all its major players, yet it is never less than charming, and at times is almost inspired.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 27, 2018
Part screwball comedy and part thriller, the unpredictable turns of Something Wild indeed chart its characters' untamed, untapped inner resources.
August 29, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
Demme is a master of finding the bizarre in the ordinary... This is one of those rare movies where the plot seems surprised at what the characters do.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 30, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
May 17, 2011
It begins with a meet-cute and ends with a murder, and sandwiched in between those emotional extremes are romance, regret and revenge.
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
May 16, 2011
If you don't already know where it ends up then I assure you that you have no idea where it's going to end up.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
March 11, 2005
A cool, crazy cack!
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
April 15, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
May 13, 2011
A fun, offbeat, and mildly subversive comedy ... with unexpected twists and ... a real sense of danger.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 24, 2006
Demme observes the human eccentricity that underlies the corner-store banalities of Middle America with warmth and loving detail; while a magnificent rock soundtrack and faultless performances from Daniels, Griffith and Liotta ensure pleasures galore.
August 22, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
July 26, 2016
Radiantly human even as, and after, it erupts in violence and rage, "Something Wild" remains an astonishing rarity - a bittersweet romantic tragicomedy that's generally optimistic ... but also hesitant and harmful exactly where it needs to be.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
August 26, 2004
An offbeat comedy with an appreciation for the seductions and dangers of sexual thrill-seeking.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 20, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
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