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The Heat (I) (2013)

 -  Action | Comedy | Crime  -  28 June 2013 (USA)
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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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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

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

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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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Before The Heat (2013), the last comedy about female law enforcement partners was Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (2005) also starring Sandra Bullock. This film marks Sandra Bullock's third role as an FBI Agent(the previous ones are Miss Congeniality 1 and 2). See more »

Goofs

On the sidewalk in which Mullens runs into an old one-night stand, there is an African American man wearing a blue shirt that walks by them repeatedly from behind. See more »

Quotes

Captain Woods: This job is destroying me... you know how old I am?
Ashburn: Um... um... 58.
Captain Woods: I'm 43 years old.
Ashburn: Uh-huh... see I always round up.
Captain Woods: I have a five year-old son who calls me Grampa.
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According to the end credits, Gina's Boobs are played by Jessica Chaffin's Boobs. See more »

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References 21 Jump Street (1987) See more »

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Werkin' Girls
Written by Raykeea Wilson, Tk Kayembe
Performed by Angel Haze
Courtesy of Universal-Island Records Ltd. / Universal Republic Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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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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