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The Heat (2013)

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An uptight FBI Special Agent is paired with a foul-mouthed Boston cop to take down a ruthless drug lord.

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Cast

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Hale (as Demian Bichir)
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Levy
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Mrs. Mullins
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Rojas
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Adam
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Julian
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Captain Woods (as Tom Wilson)
Peter Weireter ...
SWAT Team Leader
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NY Agent
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Tough Guy #1
Cary 'Big Shug' Guy ...
Tough Guy #2
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Storyline

Sarah Ashburn, an FBI agent, is extremely ambitious and has her eye on a promotion, but she doesn't get along with her co-workers. She is sent to Boston to uncover the identity of an elusive drug lord, Mr. Larkin, by tracking down his proxy, Rojas, and is told that she'll have a good shot at the promotion if she finds Larkin. When she arrives in Boston, she learns that Larkin has been eliminating his competition and taking over their operations. She learns that Rojas is in Boston PD custody and goes to see him to ask him what he knows about Larkin, but is warned that the cop who arrested Rojas, Shannon Mullins, is very territorial, and she is not exactly sociable. When the two meet they don't get along. When Mullins learns why Ashburn is in Boston, she decides to find Larkin herself. Ashburn is told by her boss to work with Mullins, but it won't be easy because Ashburn does things by the book while Mullins does things her way. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Action | Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive language, strong crude content and some violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

28 June 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Chicas armadas y peligrosas  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$43,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$39,115,043 (USA) (28 June 2013)

Gross:

$159,578,352 (USA) (6 December 2013)
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Trivia

Ashburn's yearbook is Sandra Bullock's actual 1982 yearbook from Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, Virginia. The art department digitally manipulated Bullock's picture to include glasses and braces, neither of which she had in her original high school senior portrait. They also took out all the signatures within the book. See more »

Goofs

Mulligans is eating a red pepper when Ashburn takes her parking space outside the precinct. When Mulligans turns around too look out the back window the pepper is yellow. See more »

Quotes

Mullins: Tatiana, you ready to get real?
Tatiana: Let's get real.
Mullins: We both know you've been blowing shit up your nose all day. Man, there's nothing I'd love more to do than slip into my camisole, put my feet up, have a little smack, Real good time, maybe a couple of cold ones, a little chip and dip, watch some cartoons. I'd get a big bowl of fucking coke, I'd put my face in it, cut it with a little Ritalin, heaven on fucking Earth, right? I'll camp out all week for tickets to that show.
Ashburn: What is this, Training Day?
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Crazy Credits

According to the end credits, Gina's Boobs are played by Jessica Chaffin's Boobs. See more »

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Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Demolition Man (2015) See more »

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Daft Punk Is Playing at My House
Written by James Murphy
Performed by LCD Soundsystem
Courtesy of DFA LLC/EMI Records Ltd.
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Well Worth Watching
3 October 2013 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

I cannot understand all the very negative reviews for this movie. They almost convinced me not to watch it. Fortunately, the decent reviews convinced me to take an chance, and I am glad I did. This movie is as good a comedy as any of the decent comedies to come out in the last two years, of which there were not many. The acting was top class. The script was very funny and the direction was just right. The leads complimented each other perfectly. The pace was very good and kept you interested. Even the slower part which was only a very small portion of the overall movie, but was one of the things which made it more human and easier to relate to. Well worth a look.


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