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Something Wild Reviews

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.
December 26, 2006
Jonathan Demme's picaresque joyride across the American landscape is still arguably the best thing he's ever done.
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.
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
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
January 1, 2000
A load of fun.
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.