San Francisco Examiner

By Barbara Shulgasser
This movie has everything.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
A tricky-bordering-on-gimmicky film noir with a glaze of soft-core kink.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It's like a three-way collision between a softcore sex film, a soap opera and a B-grade noir. I liked it.
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Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
The fun of Wild Things -- and there's a lot of it -- is in its never-ending game of cross and double cross.
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
A sleazy, seamy, flashy, steamy, vulgar exploitation thriller that revels in every minute of its own trashiness and delivers some pretty solid -- if prurient -- entertainment before strangling in a one-twist-too-many ending.
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Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Contains extremely graphic sex and many twists that are unpredictable but not very compelling.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
It's amusing in a trashy sort of way.
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As double-cross becomes triple-cross becomes quadruple cross, it all gets awfully trying.
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By James Berardinelli
This is film noir for the MTV generation: fast-paced, slick, flashy, gleefully mindless, and hollow to the core.
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
This picture breaks through the limits and goes way beyond the pale -- it seems to enjoy irking us for the sheer hell of it.
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52 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
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