In the Heat of Passion (1992)

R  |   |  Thriller  |  24 January 1992 (USA)
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A struggling actor lands the part of a rapist in a TV reenactment for a "Crimebusters" segment. He soon meets a beautiful rich woman whom he begins an affair with, even though she is ... See full summary »



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Credited cast:
Lee Adams
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Andre Rosey Brown ...
Unemployed man (as Andre Rosie Brown)
Michael Castagnolia ...
Unemployment clerk
Nicole Flender ...
Customer in bathroom
Police Det. Rooker
Charlie Bronson (as Nick Corri)
Michael Greene ...
Sanford Adams
Bank Teller
Nick (as Michael James McDonald)
Brenda Wismer


A struggling actor lands the part of a rapist in a TV reenactment for a "Crimebusters" segment. He soon meets a beautiful rich woman whom he begins an affair with, even though she is married. Her husband soon finds out and is accidently killed. The two lovers cover up the crime, but the actor begins to wonder if there's more going on than he knows. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

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Forbidden love becomes a deadly obsession.




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24 January 1992 (USA)  »

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Heat of Passion  »

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Lee Adams: Don't you know that shrinks are the craziest people?
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Followed by In the Heat of Passion II: Unfaithful (1994) See more »

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cheap sexploitation at its finest
22 June 2000 | by See all my reviews

IN THE HEAT OF PASSION is one rare erotic thriller that achieves what it sets out to do, with the help of a gracefully aged Sally Kirkland(imagine Shannon Tweed in five years). Kirkland plays a busty Kirkland plays your typical bored, rich housewife who has dangerous sex with many young men.

There are a few twists to the plot, so I won't give away much, except that there is plenty of sex and kinkiness to keep you entertained until the end. Some of the scenes are kind of limp, but the decent production values, and Kirkland's performance, elevate this direct-to-video sleaze to the top of the lot.

If you are a jaded erotic thriller fan, this is for you.

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