The Heat

The Heat

DVD - 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.
Publisher: Beverly Hills, California :, 20th Century Fox,, [2013].
Edition: Widescreen (2.40:1) version
Copyright Date: ©2013
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (DVD) (117 min.) :,sound, colour ;,4 3/4 in.


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Feb 15, 2021

This action/comedy film stars two lady actors in the lead role. Plot is not credible. And the role played Bullock, a detective with a foster home background, suffers from poor character development. My wife enjoyed it. Me less so.

Aug 31, 2020

Really pretty good!

Nov 24, 2019

One of the funniest movies I've seen. Women love this movie.

May 28, 2019

Absolutely hilarious. Reminds me of Hot Fuzz.

Feb 26, 2019

Not the best from either

Feb 06, 2019

funny and feminist, everyone I watched this with enjoyed it.

Jul 27, 2018

Even though I'm not a fan of that fat foul mouth heifer Melissa McCarthy , This movie wastes that talent of Sandra Bullock who's suckered into doing a movie like that. A Jay & Silent Bob movie is way more funnier than that nonsense.

Nov 25, 2017

Too much swearing. I love these actresses Bullock and McCarthy but the script and/or writers for this movie did not give them good material to work with. :(

Dec 05, 2016

Special Agent Sarah and detective Shannon may both be working together to take down a drug lord, but they are also as different as can be. Sarah has become both methodical and self absorbed while working at the FBI, whereas Shannon is rude and sloppy, yet has the experience to back herself up. The hilarious duo may not always get along, but that makes the film very entertaining for the audience. As movies tend to be, some scenes were overdramatized and not very realistic, however, the action of the film makes up for it. I would rate this movie 3.5/5 stars and recommend it to those who like car chases and comedy. @The_Reviewer of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

The Heat is a hilarious action movie about an FBI agent and a local cop who are working together on a case but they absolutely hate each other at first. As the movie progresses, they get to know and understand each other better and soon enough become the best of friends. Sandra Bullock and Melissa Mccarthy are both renowned and absolutely amazing actresses that flawlessly bring their characters in this movie to life. There is a lot of foul language and violence so I would recommend this movie for older teens, so around 16 or 17 and over.
- @reginaphalange of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

The movie The Heat is a comedy movie. It is for ages 16 and above because it had a lot of bad words and some bad scenes. If I would rate this movie out of 10 stars I would choose 7 or 6 because it was funny and I liked the ending but the bad words were a lot - that's why I didn't like it. This movie made me laugh actually a lot because both of the characters were really good. If this movie had less bad words it would be better and more fun to watch and younger kids like 14 will be able to watch it too.
- @Hebatallah of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

Aug 21, 2016

I love both of these women (but especially Melissa McCarthy, she plays tough and scary SO well), put them together and they're just nuts.

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shelfmonkey Jul 28, 2014

shelfmonkey thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

Jan 10, 2014

StarLord21 thinks this title is suitable for 17 years and over

Black_Dog_300 Dec 30, 2013

Black_Dog_300 thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over


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Sep 11, 2014

Coarse Language: lots and lots of swearing

Sep 11, 2014

Violence: lots and lots of violence

Black_Dog_300 Dec 30, 2013

Coarse Language: a TON of swearing. be careful


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Jun 11, 2015

Too many 'F' words. The word looses it's effect when it is said several times in every sentence spoken. Love Sandra Bullock, usually, but not in this movie!


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aaa5756 Apr 16, 2014

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent”
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