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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 overview, first billed only:
Hale (as Demian Bichir)
Mrs. Mullins
Captain Woods (as Tom Wilson)
Peter Weireter ...
SWAT Team Leader
NY Agent
Tough Guy #1
Cary 'Big Shug' Guy ...
Tough Guy #2


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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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


$43,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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Did You Know?


The picture in Hale's office shows B-52s that are or were located at the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group at Davis Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, AZ. Sometimes referred to as "The Boneyard," it is where many military aircraft are stored until reused or destroyed. There is no obvious reason why the picture is in his office (the picture is from Wikipedia's entry on the base). See more »


When Ashburn and Mullins are drinking shots in the bar, a blonde woman with a black shirt walks behind them and stands to Ashburn's right. She disappears and reappears in subsequent shots. See more »


Mullins: [pulls an elderly man out of his chair] Get up, you fuck!
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According to the end credits, Gina's Boobs are played by Jessica Chaffin's Boobs. See more »


References Gremlins (1984) See more »


Written and Performed by Laura Manderino and Ariel Blumenthal (as Ariel A Blumenthal)
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I like Sandra Bullock but...
18 October 2013 | by (Montreal) – See all my reviews

I like Sandra Bullock but she should be more careful in choosing her roles. This movie has to be the worst she's ever been in. The cop thing does not work at all and the comedy is simply awful...not one laughter from my entire family from beginning to end. How could Sandra go from The Blind Side to this piece of crap.

Melissa McCarthy is so vile in this, she sort of reminded me of Roseanne Barr singing the national anthem on television. Melissa stick to playing nice roles on television(Mike & Molly).

Sandra, well I'm looking forward to seeing your next movie (Gravity) and we will cross our fingers that it's a big improvement from this shitty movie and in time we will all forgive and forget.

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