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Red Heat (1985)

 -  Thriller  -  28 May 1985 (USA)
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An American woman visiting her fiancée in West Germany is caught up with a defecting spy and captured by those in the East. After brutal interrogation she is placed in a prison along with ... See full summary »

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Christine Carlson
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Sofia
Sue Kiel ...
Hedda
William Ostrander ...
Mike
Elisabeth Volkmann ...
Einbeck
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Ernst
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Werner
Barbara Spitz ...
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Kati Marothy ...
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Dagmar Schwarz ...
Lillian
Sissy Weiner ...
Uta
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Kurt
Sonja Martin ...
Evelyn
Evelyn Engleder ...
Eva
John Brett ...
Roger
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An American woman visiting her fiancée in West Germany is caught up with a defecting spy and captured by those in the East. After brutal interrogation she is placed in a prison along with sadistic guards and in-mates. As she tries to survive in a world of deprivation and rape, her fiancée fights his own bureaucracy in an attempt to find her. Written by David Carroll <davidc@atom.ansto.gov.au>

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Explore the naked passions in this hot-house of Hell! See more »

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28 May 1985 (USA)  »

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Chaleur rouge  »

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'Linda Blair' broke her leg while filming. She had to complete the film, including chase scenes in the sewers of Vienna, wearing a cast. See more »

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The GDR used white license plates, not black ones. See more »

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Sofia: That's not shaving lotion. It smells like shit! And I don't like that smell. It offends me.
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Worst Movie Ever?
20 March 2004 | by (Olympia, Washington) – See all my reviews

Not quite, but close! Linda Blair has proved again and again that she shares a rare quality with Mark Hamill, the ability to attach herself to one cinematic landmark and follow it with an entire career of complete trash. I saw RED HEAT on TV when I was about 11. Perhaps I was too young to understand this film's more basic appeal at that time, what I did get from it was that women in prison do crazy things to each other. Was there a plot beyond that? I'm not sure. There's something about an escape attempt but it isn't very clear. RED HEAT can really be best described as crap. It doesn't even succeed at that fun/pathetic B-movie level. The picture is alternately boring and confusing. The ending is about as clear as a muddy ditch and a lot less satisfying. I'd comment on Blair's performance if she'd actually given one. RED HEAT is a forgettable, exploitive little thing that should have been made by someone who understood the genre. I give it no stars.


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