Tough Los Angeles cop Vincent Hanna takes on a gang of professional bank robbers led by the precise, enigmatic Patrick McLaren.
If you thought Miami was rough, you haven't worked the streets of L.A.
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(1995) had 6 months of pre-production, and a 117 day shooting schedule. L.A. Takedown
(1989) had 10 days of pre-production, and a 19 day shooting schedule. Michael Mann
said that comparing one film to the other is like comparing "freeze dried coffee" to "Jamaican Blue Mountain". See more
The exterior after bar scene when Hanna is following Lillian on the sidewalk, the boom Mic shadow is frequently seen chasing above/behind the quarreling actors. See more
Vincent. Recognize their M.O.?
Sgt. Vincent Hanna
Yeah. Their M.O. is that they are good.
Referenced in The Making of 'Heat'
Performed by Billy Idol
Written by The Doors See more