Wild Things: Diamonds in the Rough is a sequel to the earlier Wild Things and Wild Things 2; the movie uses many of the plot points, locations and similar dialogue to the earlier films. Released in 2005 Wild Things: Diamonds in the Rough is set in the fictional town of Blue Bay, Florida with much of the action taking place in the local Blue Bay High School.
An erotic thriller, Wild Things: Diamonds in the Rough tells the story of Marie Clifton, played by Sarah Laine who is set to inherit two priceless diamonds on her 18th birthday. Her father, Jay Clifton is set to challenge the inheritance in court as he believes his daughter does not have the maturity to make decisions regarding such a vast inheritance; it is later revealed Jay is broke and wants the diamonds to return his family to their previous fortune. At a pool party thrown by Jay Marie's Blue Bay High School rival Elena, played by Sandra McCoy appears and is thrown in the pool by Marie. Following the party Jay is arrested for the rape of Elena that is alleged to have taken place at the party.
From this point in the movie the characters embark on a series of double crosses as many of the allegations are proven to be false and the characters are shown to be fake. Initially, the viewer believes Marie, Elena and the physician who declares Elena has been raped are working together to gain the diamonds and what is left of Jay's fortune. Later a far more complex set of relationships and lies are revealed to have been told, including the revelation Elena and her probation officer are actually mother and daughter. At the film's completion a large number of scenes are shown with the end credits to ensure the audience understands who was working with who and how the characters are actually related.
The third of the four installments in the Wild Things series of movies Wild Things: Diamonds in the Rough was released straight to video and was distributed by Sony Pictures Entertainment. The 95 minute movie was directed by Jay Lowi.