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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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Paul Feig

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Katie Dippold
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sandra Bullock ... Ashburn
Melissa McCarthy ... Mullins
Demián Bichir ... Hale (as Demian Bichir)
Marlon Wayans ... Levy
Michael Rapaport ... Jason Mullins
Jane Curtin ... Mrs. Mullins
Spoken Reasons ... Rojas
Dan Bakkedahl ... Craig
Taran Killam ... Adam
Michael McDonald ... Julian
Thomas F. Wilson ... Captain Woods (as Tom Wilson)
Peter Weireter Peter Weireter ... SWAT Team Leader
John Ross Bowie ... NY Agent
William Xifaras ... Tough Guy #1
Cary 'Big Shug' Guy 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's never been so hot! See more »

Genres:

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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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish | Bulgarian

Release Date:

28 June 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Heat See more »

Filming Locations:

Boston, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$43,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$39,115,043, 30 June 2013

Gross USA:

$159,582,188

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$229,930,771
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Unrated Edition)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The picture in Hale (Demián Bichir)'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

Although Mullins's family are Bostonian to the extreme, Mullins seems not to have any trace of a Bostonian accent. And she seems to have grown up elsewhere: she uses the term 'submarine sandwich' whereas in Boston, it is called a 'hoagie' See more »

Quotes

Jason Mullins: Welcome home! Are you here to arrest me?
Mullins: I hope not.
Jason Mullins: [Looks at Ashburn] Are you selling bibles?
Mullins: No, she's Ashburn.
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Crazy Credits

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

Alternate Versions

The Blu-ray release contains an extended cut with just over 3 minutes of additional material. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: White House Down/The Heat (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Roller
Written by Myles Goodwyn
Performed by April Wine
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music / Unidisc Music Inc.
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Funny and hillarious
30 July 2019 | by ndepariSee all my reviews

Typical Melissa Mcarthy but still will make you laugh as hell


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