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Body Heat

Release Date: August 6th, 1999

R|1 hr. 53 min.

Plot Summary
Shyster lawyer Ned Racine (William Hurt) begins a passionate affair with Matty Walker (Kathleen Turner), wife of a wealthy Florida businessman (Richard Crenna). With the help of one of his criminal clients, bomb maker Teddy Lewis (Mickey Rourke), Ned hatches a scheme to kill Matty's husband so that they can run away together with his money. But complications build upon double-crosses, launching the hapless lawyer into a situation far more treacherous than he imagined.

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Genres: Crime drama

Distributor: Warner Bros., Warner Home VĂ­deo

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  • Body Heat is good enough to make film noir play like we hadn't seen it before. show more

  • An excellent crime drama in the style of Raymond Chandler, James M. Cain, and Dashiell Hammett. show more

  • Lawrence Kasdan's Body Heat--an homage to film noir--gets off to a nice start before it becomes entangled in its convoluted and somewhat uninteresting plot machinations.

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