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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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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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Tough Guy #1
Cary 'Big Shug' Guy ...
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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

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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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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 guy Mullins (Melissa McCarthy) makes out with in the bar scene is McCarthy's real-life husband, Ben Falcone. See more »

Goofs

When Larkin reveals himself, Mullins is openly moving her hands around and even tries to untie her partner, in plain view of Larkin. He somehow doesn't seem to notice this; and when Julian comes back Mullins goes back to pretending to be tied up. See more »

Quotes

Ashburn: [after drunkenly breaking a glass and cutting her hand] Ah. Ah. I don't - I don't feel it. I don't feel it.
Mullins: [laughs hysterically while raising Ashburn's arm] Keep it up!
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Referenced in Bum Reviews: Gravity (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Sittin on a Rainbow
Written by Gail Collins, Corky Laing and Leslie West
Performed by Mountain
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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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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