Heat (1995) Poster



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Remake of 

L.A. Takedown (1989) (TV Movie)

Edited into 

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles: Some Must Watch While Some Must Sleep (2009) (TV Episode)
An opening helicopter shot for this episode is a shot from Heat that's been slightly distorted.


Criss Cross (1949)
Rififi (1955)
Bob le Flambeur (1956)
Conversation between cop and criminal in the coffee shop.
Bullitt (1968)
Foot chase in an airport.
Thief (1981)
Crime Story (1986) (TV Series)
the scene where Vincent finds out his wife is cheating, removes the TV set, and kicks it out of the car
Crime Story: Pursuit of a Wanted Felon (1986) (TV Episode)
Mike Torello will not let his wife's lover watch his television, and takes it with him when he storms out of the room. This scene is reprised almost word-for-word, when Vincent Hanna discovers his wife's boyfriend. Both projects are produced by Michael Mann.
The Killer (1989)
L.A. Takedown (1989) (TV Movie)
Sea of Love (1989)
Frank (Pacino) says to Terry, "Who?" Terry replies, "What are you, a fucking owl?" Pacino has nearly the same line in "Heat."

Referenced in 

The Oprah Winfrey Show: Summer Movie Reviews (1996) (TV Episode)
Appears on a list of new home video releases that Siskel and Ebert recommend.
Donnie Brasco (1997)
Al Pacino saying "Open Sesame".
Aprile (1998)
Mentioned and discussed.
Rushmore (1998)
In the scene where Max buys dynamite, he flashes an ID and says, "Could you make the order out to Ready Demolition, Tucson, Arizona." This is the line used to buy explosives in Val Kilmer's first scene in Heat (1995).
Spin City: An Officer and a Gentleman (1998) (TV Episode)
Paul: "It keeps me sharp (snap), on the edge (snap), how I gotta be."
It's Like, You Know...: Heat (2000) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Very Mean Men (2000)
Jimmy D. says he sat in the same seat at Bob's Big Boy where Robert De Niro sat in "Heat."
Comedy Central Presents: Jim Gaffigan (2000) (TV Episode)
mentioned in comedy routine
Sugar & Spice (2001)
Cum to Live (2001)
Movie poster in the house.
Inside 'Manhunter' (2001) (Video)
mentioned once
3000 Miles to Graceland (2001)
Cybil and her son have the last name Waingrow, same as Kevin Gage's character in Heat
Biography: Al Pacino: Inside Out (2001) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator.
Showtime (2002)
Panic Room (2002)
Bearer bonds.
Round Up: Deposing 'The Usual Suspects' (2002) (Video)
Bryan Singer states that Al Pacino read for the role that was eventually played by Chazz Palminteri, but didn't do it because "he was playing a cop in another film" which would be Heat.
Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (2002)
The shoot-outs are referenced.
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002) (Video Game)
Kaante (2002)
The encounter with the heavy shootout between the robbers & the cops just after the bank robbery in Kaante is a direct inspiration from a similar sequence in Heat. Also the planning for the "big score" in both the films is similar.
Old School (2003)
Dinner Conversation
Ed: Babysitting (2003) (TV Episode)
Linda says she named her dogs 'Pacino' and 'De Niro' because they were together in "Heat"
44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out (2003) (TV Movie)
Although Michael Madsen mentions Heat(1995) on camera in this docudrama as a thematically similar "fiction", the real LAPD of 1993-1995 in fact silently advised on Heat(1995) for this real incident's adaptation into Heat(1995). Life imitating art imitating life.
I Scream (2003) (Short)
film features an elaborte heist of an ice cream truck, similar to the heist in HEAT.
Give and Take, and Take (2003)
with Will Kane's assertion to Ricky that he will not go on a 'score. Not on the prowl and definatley not strong' (ie. not cat burglar style and definately not through any front doors with guns and masks).
Jersey Girl (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Michael Blanco (2004)
The way downtown Los Angeles is shot in Michael Blanco is a clear reference to the way Michael Mann shot downtown LA in Heat.
Collateral (2004)
Michael Mann references another of his films, Heat., which begins on the MTA in Los Angeles and ends at LAX while Collateral begins at LAX and ends on the MTA.
City of Night: The Making of 'Collateral' (2004) (Video)
When Michael Mann talks about Mick Gould, he mentions that Mick also worked with him in Heat.
Talk the Talk (2005) (Short)
Mentioned by Gangster
Brick (2005)
The shot when Brendan looks into Tug's car to ask to see The Pin, it's a near match to the shot in Heat where Vincent Hanna asks Neil McCauley if he wants to get a cup of coffee on the freeway when they first meet.
Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)
Jane mentions it in the car, while talking to Dick. After, a few unsuccessful robbery attempts.
Triple-X Tom (2005) (Video)
poster behind Tom in the first scene
HBO First Look: Miami Vice: Undercover (2006) (TV Episode)
mentioned once
Cashback (2006)
Jenkins quotes Neil McCauley: "What am I doing? I'm talking to an empty telephone. There's a dead man on the other end of this line." And adds: "We should watch the bank robbery shootout on my plasma screen at home."
Dhoom 2 (2006)
Cop and criminal he chases meet and discuss how they feel about killing each other while at the same time having respect for each other.
Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007)
Cop (leading investigation) and criminal (gang leader) meet in a restaurant and discuss how none of them will hesitate to shoot other, though they have met and talked face to face.
Rossz PC Játékok Sorozat: Heat - 2 (2007) (TV Episode)
FreddyD objects to having the game named "Heat", when there is a "sensational film called Heat"
The Kingdom (2007)
Both films have same type of expertly staged shoot-outs and action scenes. Heat director Michael Mann co-produced this 2007 film.
Allemaal film: De amerikaanse droom (2007) (TV Episode)
Title is shown
Siskel & Ebert: American Gangster/Music Within/Before the Devil Knows You're Dead/Dan in Real Life/Control (2007) (TV Episode)
Roeper briefly talks about it in the American Gangster review.
Kane & Lynch: Dead Men (2007) (Video Game)
The mission "Tokio Streets" is a homage to the LA Downtown shootout.
Frank TV: Money in the Frank (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Pacino and DeNiro at the Movies skit
I Am Legend (2007)
DVD seen attached to the wall of Neville's weapons cabinet
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 22 January 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced during 'The Great American Culture Quiz' segment.
Grand Theft Auto IV (2008) (Video Game)
The mission 'Three Leaf Clover' features a bank heist that goes wrong, forcing the robbers to engage the Police in a gun battle to escape.
Numb3rs: Atomic No. 33 (2008) (TV Episode)
Robin's surprised this isn't Don's favorite movie
Peep Show: Burgling (2008) (TV Episode)
While watching a boring play, Jeremy says "I've got Heat on DVD at home. We're watching this, when for less money, we could be watching Robert De Niro AND Al Pacino." Jeremy and Mark then decide to pretend they are watching Heat instead.
The Dark Knight (2008)
Director Christopher Nolan screened it for the cast and crew before the start of shooting.
Public Enemies: The Golden Age of the Gangster Film (2008) (TV Movie)
A film poster is shown.
Il solitario (2008)
Reference the film in the heist sequence
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.83 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of an $8,000 question
NCIS: Semper Fidelis (2009) (TV Episode)
When Tony and Rifkin meet, Tony says their meeting is like Pacino and DiNiro's encounter in Heat.
Map of the Sounds of Tokyo (2009)
Title on display in video store
Public Enemies (2009)
Dillinger's line "We're here for the bank's money, not yours" is said by Neil McCauley in the earlier film, also directed by Michael Mann.
Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew: Detox (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Bob Forrest as one of Tom Sizemore's most memorable roles.
Cop Out (2010)
Paul quotes from it in the interrogation room
Date Night (2010)
Taste quotes De Niro's line and calls the film a "classic".
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown.
The Boogeyman (2010) (Short)
Moby plays the film out.
The Trip (2010)
Rob does an impersonation of Pacino in this movie
Nokas (2010)
One of the robbers talks about illogical errors in heist movies, and uses 'Heat' as an example.
The Cinema Snob: Dolemite (2010) (TV Episode)
"...every bit as riveting as the coffee scene from Heat."
NCIS: One Last Score (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by DiNozzo
Castle: To Love and Die in L.A. (2011) (TV Episode)
"Neil McCauley" used as an alias, and the film title mentioned by Castle in dialogue.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Classics from the Vault: Great Performances That Oscar Ignored (2011) (TV Episode)
Ignatiy says that Robert De Niro and Al Pacino should have been Oscar-nominated for the film
Bad Movie Beatdown: Little Fockers (2011) (TV Episode)
"I was trying to forget that image before my next viewing of Heat."
Mad: Al Pacino and the Chipmunks/That's What Super Friends Are For (2012) (TV Episode)
Al Pacino - "Can you feel that heat?"
End Roll (2012)
DVD is shown.
The Sweeney (2012)
dialogue quoted in non-spoofing way
Breaking Bad: Dead Freight (2012) (TV Episode)
Hank mentions that he borrowed Heat on Blu-Ray
Stand Off (2012)
Mentioned by characters
Leverage: The Broken Wing Job (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Bad Movie Beatdown: Set Up (2013) (TV Episode)
"In a scene not entiremy reminescent of Heat."
Grand Theft Auto V (2013) (Video Game)
Michael, a bank robber, somewhat resembles Neil and dresses in the same suits. The mission 'Blitz Play' is based on the opening heist from Heat. While the Michael character is clean-shaven, the player has an option to give him a goatee and hairstyle similar to Neil's from Heat.
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
The "Who? Who? What are you an owl?" line.
True Detective: Haunted Houses (2014) (TV Episode)
Rust and Cohle meeting at the end echoes Hanna and McCauley meeting on the freeway.
Person of Interest: Honor Among Thieves (2014) (TV Episode)
Shaw mentions having worked with the McCauley crew in L.A.
Film '72: Episode #44.6 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Claudia Winkleman when introducing footage from Blackhat (2015); also mentioned by Danny Leigh and Claudia Winkleman when reviewing Blackhat (2015)
Run All Night (2015)
The framing in the diner scene between Ed Harris and Liam Neeson's characters is framed much like the 1995 crime film's notable restaurant scene between Al Pacino and Robert De Niro.
Justified: Dark as a Dungeon (2015) (TV Episode)
Ty Walker mentions "Born to Lose" tattoo referenced in movie
Streets of Harvest (2015)
Same gun angles used at that Michael Mann film.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Robert De Niro/Judy Greer/Highly Suspect (2015) (TV Episode)
Robert De Niro talks about his earlier movie
The Graham Norton Show: Robert De Niro/Anne Hathaway/Kenneth Branagh/Tom Hiddleston/The Shires (2015) (TV Episode)
Tom Hiddleston, Robert De Niro and Kenneth Branagh discuss this movie and the famous restaurant meeting scene with Robert De Niro and Al Pacino; Tom Hiddleston mentions this is his favorite movie and does an impression of Robert De Niro in this movie
Amis publics (2016)
Poster seen, plus it's referred to several times by the main characters
Triple 9 (2016)
The robbery crew and corrupt cops/ex-cops are former Blackwater-turned-career criminals. In this 1995 Michael Mann film, both the leads (Al Pacino's Vincent Hanna and Robert De Niro's Neal McCauley) were former marines on the opposite sides of the law.
The Flash: Escape from Earth-2 (2016) (TV Episode)
Cisco tells Harry that he has seen the film about 50 times.
Honest Game Trailers: Pokemon Black & White (2016) (TV Episode)
'Michael Mann's Heatmor'
Keanu (2016)
Movie poster is shown.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Tom Hiddleston/Maisie Williams/Rooney (2016) (TV Episode)
Tom Hiddleston mentions the Robert De Niro movie
Veep: The Eagle (2016) (TV Episode)
Richard mentions a scene from the film.
Manhunter: The Mind of Madness - An Interview with William Petersen (2016) (Video)
mentioned as a film for which 'William Petersen' auditioned prior to Manhunter
Manhunter: Francis Is Gone Forever - An Interview with Tom Noonan (2016) (Video)
Tom Noonan mentions it as another film on which he worked with Michael Mann
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Robert De Niro/Jerome Bettis/Anthrax/Jon Wurster (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Robert De Niro
Academy Event: Heat (2016) (Video)
Discussion subject.
The Young Offenders (2016)
Jock talks about recreating a scene from Heat as he goes to meet Healy in the cafe.
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.23 (2016) (TV Episode)
part of a correct response in "Coming Subtractions" category
The Cliff (2016)
This film is referenced.
The Task: Pilot (2016) (TV Episode)
It is referenced.
The Cinema Snob: Macho Man (2017) (TV Episode)
"This is just like the coffee scene from Heat."
Get the Girl (2017)
Mentioned in a discussion about the masks.
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.103 (2017) (TV Episode)
all Double Jeopardy! category names allude to Robert De Niro, including "Heat"
Lethal Weapon: Gold Rush (2017) (TV Episode)
Title shown on movie marquee
Vanishing Balances: Mafia vs Yakuza (2018)
The lead characters have the same name
Speed: Elevated Voltage (2018) (Short)
It is referenced.


Akira (1988)
Seen on a TV when Neil calls Charlene

Featured in 

Sugar & Spice (2001)
The Directors: The Films of Michael Mann (2001) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003)
footage appears throughout
The Perfect Score (2004)
A character is watching it on TV.
Heat: Return to the Scene of the Crime (2005) (Video)
Clips and behind-the-scenes
The Making of 'Heat' (2005) (Video)
clips shown
Shooting the Police: Cops on Film (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips featured.
Cinemassacre's Top 10 Shoot 'Em Up Movies (2008) (Short)
The #6 pick.
De wereld draait door: Episode #4.154 (2009) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Public Enemies/Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs/The Stoning of Soraya M (2009) (TV Episode)
Clip shown when Ellen pretends to break up with Michael Mann.
Faux Raccord: Heat (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
The Town (2010)
Appears when Doug is watching TV
The Spoony Experiment: The King of Fighters (2011) (TV Episode)
clip shown
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: Post-War Cinema (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Stop Accepting Nonsense: Ally Bank Commercial Remix (2011) (Short)
Footage samples from the film appear in this short
Avenged (2013)
Armoured car heist studied by gang.
Uvda: Episode #20.1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
A scene is presented
Anime Abandon: Detonator Orgun (2014) (TV Episode)
clip shown to test out the "Over Act" alarm
Tamanchey: Pyar Mein Dil Pe Maar De Goli (2014)
Munna and Babu are shown watching the film in a cinema.

Spoofed in 

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002) (Video Game)
Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain (2011)
The speech during the bank robbery is modeled after Neil's speech in Heat.
Keanu (2016)
Mock up parody of the movie poster is shown.

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