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The Heat

R| 1 hr. 57 min.

Plot Summary
FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn (Sandra Bullock) is a methodical investigator with a long-standing reputation for excellence -- and arrogance. In contrast, foul-mouthed, hot-tempered detective Shannon Mullins (Melissa McCarthy) goes with her gut instincts and street smarts to remove criminals from the streets of Boston. Sparks fly when these polar opposites have to work together to capture a drug lord, but in the process, they become the last thing anyone expected -- buddies.

Cast: Sandra Bullock , Melissa McCarthy , Demián Bichir , Marlon Wayans , Michael Rapaport , Jane Curtin , Spoken Reasons , Dan Bakkedahl

Director: Paul Feig

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

The Heat (2013)

Release Date: June 28th, 2013|1 hr. 57 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 95 )
  • McCarthy is a force of comic nature. And she and Bullock mix it up like pros. In this dead-battery of a movie, these live-wires miraculously ignite sparks. show more

  • Don't believe the weak coming-attractions trailer. The inspired pairing of Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy makes for a successful action comedy. show more

  • Grotesque doesn't begin to describe Ms. McCarthy's new character. Scarily insane comes closer; repulsive occasionally applies. Mullins's insanity can be extremely funny from time to time, but her anger grows as punishing for the audience as it does for the victims of her unrestrained police work. show more

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  • October 12, 2013 lz00000000168097
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    Hilarious and sweet! Both actresses are amazing! love this movie!!

  • September 19, 2013 zn00000000091936
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    Melissa McCarthy is unstoppable and Sandra Bullock plays against type as the uptight straight man in this hilarious buddy pic. It\'s freakin sweet to see a buddy cop movie w/2 chicks! I laughed my face off! A Beverly Hills cop bro-mance, but with women.

  • August 23, 2013 ux00000000162224
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    This movie was way more funny than I expected there really wasn\'t a moment I stopped laughing. The fat woman plays the same role in every movie she\'s in though.

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Sorry, Sandra Bullock Is Not Doing 'The Heat 2'

Posted by
Drew Taylor on October 3, 2013

AP When "The Heat" proved an unexpected smash over the summer, amassing over $200 million worldwide, plans were immediately set in motion for a sequel. Director Paul Feig tentatively agreed to...

Box Office: 'The Heat' Is Hot But 'Monsters' on Top

Posted by
The Associated Press on June 30, 2013

20th Century Fox By Derrik J. Lang, AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy brought "The Heat" against Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx at the box office. T...

'The Heat' Review: 10 Things to Know About the Sandra Bullock-Melissa McCarthy Movie

Posted by
Jenni Miller on June 27, 2013

Fox Are you ready for "The Heat"? Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy put the pedal to the metal in this action-filled comedy from "Bridesmaids" director Paul Feig. Sarah Ashburn (Bullock) is a...

Female Buddy Comedy Ideas: More Where 'The Heat' Came From

Posted by
Annette Bourdeau on June 27, 2013

Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock are each pretty amazing on their own. So just imagine how great a movie starring both of them as cops hunting down an evil drug lord will be! "The Heat," out t...

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