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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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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)
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SWAT Team Leader
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NY Agent
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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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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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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

Outside the interrogation room, Mullins complains about Ashburn's barrette so Ashburn removes the barrette and pulls her hair behind her right ear. Ashburn's hair repeatedly changes from behind her ear to covering her ear to partially covering her ear between shots. See more »

Quotes

Gina: Hey, Shan.
[Mullins knocks the cup out of her hand, spilling its contents on the floor, while walking away]
Gina: Well, that was wicked rude.
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Rock This
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Performed by Santigold
Produced by Switch, Additional Production by Trooko
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corporation for North & South America/Warner Music UK Limited for rest of world
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Unbelievably awful
28 June 2014 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

I can't understand why anyone would give this movie a good review. The Police Academy movies were just complete nonsense from start to finish but this movie attempts to be smart and knowing and not ridiculous. The plot is nonsense and the development of the characters is poor. The very idea that the police force would be prepared to tolerate Melissa's character is unbelievable. She is foul-mouthed, aggressive and violent. In her very first five minutes she breaks about a dozen laws. She would be dismissed in minutes and probably jailed for her behavior. As an officer, she is supposed to able to stand up in court but no judge would put up with her attitude and any lawyer would have her testimony in shreds. It was a truly awful movie but worse for me than the movie, is the thought that other people thought it was original and witty.


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