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Catch the Heat (1987)

 -  Action | Comedy | Crime  -  October 1987 (USA)
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A cop goes undercover in to infiltrate a drug ring as Cinderella Pu, a Chinese dancer with a unique martial arts style. An agent, who is actually at the center of the ring, is attracted by Pu and claims he can make her a star.

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Checkers Goldberg
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Waldo Tarr
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Jason Hannibal
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Danny Boy
Jorge Martínez ...
Raul De Villa
John Hancock ...
Ike
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Brody
Professor Toru Tanaka ...
Dozu
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Maria
Russell Clark ...
Reggie
Norman Erlich ...
Jose Calsado
Cecilia Maresca ...
Juanita
Jacques Arndt ...
Dr. Bleyer
Miguel Habud ...
Ramon (as Miguel Angel Habud)
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A cop goes undercover in to infiltrate a drug ring as Cinderella Pu, a Chinese dancer with a unique martial arts style. An agent, who is actually at the center of the ring, is attracted by Pu and claims he can make her a star.

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A one-woman strike force heats up the war on drugs.

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Action | Comedy | Crime | Drama

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Feel the Heat  »

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Waldo Tarr: Give me a name or I'll give you a vagina!
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Captive In The Heat
Music by Thomas Chase and Steve Rucker
Lyrics by Lorraine Devon Wilke
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No heat at all here
19 March 2014 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

It's hard to believe that acclaimed writer Stirling Silliphant wrote this lame screenplay until you find out that the movie's star, Tiana Alexandra, was his real life wife. He didn't do her any favors with this vehicle that failed to make her a star. Apparently she realized the awfulness of this movie during production, because throughout she gives a performance that comes across as being extremely p*ssed off about being there. Her bad performance is a big reason why the movie fails, but the movie also suffers from being extremely boring. There are only two (brief) action sequences in the first half of the movie, and those action scenes as well as the action in the second half come across as extremely flat and without any excitement at all. The only thing of interest in the movie is that it was filmed on location in Argentina, which does occasionally give a backdrop that's eye-catching.


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