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Something Wild

R| 1 hr. 53 min.

Plot Summary
Free-spirited Lulu (Melanie Griffith) sets her sights on uptight banker Charles (Jeff Daniels) for a little bit of fun. Their relationship starts off simple enough with a tryst and some modest adventure, but Lulu wants Charles to pose as her husband at a high school reunion. It seems harmless enough to Charles, but that all changes when Lulu's actual husband, Ray (Ray Liotta), confronts them at the event. Understandably, Ray isn't content to let Charles and Lulu ride off into the sunset.

Cast: Jeff Daniels , Melanie Griffith , Ray Liotta , Margaret Colin , Tracey Walter , Dana Preu , Jack Gilpin , Kristin Olsen

Director: Jonathan Demme

Genres: Thriller, Comedy

Distributor: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corp., Orion Pictures, MGM/UA Home Entertainment Inc.

Something Wild (1986)

Release Date: November 7th, 1986|1 hr. 53 min.

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  • One of the year's most fascinating flicks.... Brilliant performances by Jeff Daniels, Melanie Griffith and a newcomer named Ray Liotta give sparkle, and shadows, to Something Wild. [7 Nov 1986] show more

  • Besides engineering top-notch performances from his actors, Mr. Demme also put together a soundtrack that enhances the movie's marvelous, quirky rhythms. He keeps you hooked into this unpredictable, pleasurable picture right through the closing credits. [6 Nov 1986] show more

  • It has wit, originality, color, warmth and formal intelligence. It tempers its escapist dash with a touch of darkness, and for all of its playfulness, never departs from a fundamental seriousness.... Something Wild is superbly unpredictable. [7 Nov 1986] show more

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  • February 12, 2011 Lois DiLorenzo
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    Thank you. I had forgoten the name of this movie. My husband and I loved it at the time. We would love to see it again.

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