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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.

Director:

Paul Feig

Writer:

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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Taglines:

Good Cop. Mad Cop. 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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Trivia

When the script for The Heat (2013) was sent to director Paul Feig, it was still called "untitled female buddy-cop comedy." See more »

Goofs

Mulligans is eating a red pepper when Ashburn takes her parking space outside the precinct. When Mulligans turns around too look out the back window the pepper is yellow. See more »

Quotes

[Mullins orders a whiskey]
Club Ekko Bartender: 14 dollars.
Mullins: 14 dollars? Is it magic fucking whiskey? Do I get a motorcycle with it? Is it gonna be served in Jesus's shoe?
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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

Features Foul Play (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Lonely Town, Lonely Street
Written and Performed by Bill Withers
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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A comedy film that actually makes you laugh
22 November 2017 | by clark_clanSee all my reviews

It's not original to say that Sandra Bullock is a fine actress that picks awful films to appear in - well not this time. This well written slick film had my wife and I laughing out loud whilst watch it, a winner for Bullock. Having said that the real star of the film is Melissa McCarthy and her character Mullins - believable and unbelievable in equal measure Mullins is the perfect foil for Ashburn with wonderful verbal and physical interplay. Watch it, you won't be disappointed.


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Country:

USA

Language:

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Release Date:

28 June 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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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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Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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