History Film / Heat

28th May '17 1:15:54 PM Morgenthaler
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* SteelEardrums: Averted in the armored car robbery scene. Waingro starts yelling at the guards, "Get back!" but when they don't move, he [[PistolWhipping pistol whips]] the closest one in frustration (the guards were deafened from Shiherlis blowing open the back doors; and since Waingro was wearing a hockey mask they couldn't even tell he was talking at all). Cheritto turns to him and says, "Hey slick, see that shit comin' outta their ears? They can't fucking hear you! Cool it!" The robbers themselves don't have this problem because Shiherlis shouts "CLEAR!" before he mashes the detonator, giving them plenty of time to plug their ears.

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Averted in the armored car robbery scene. Waingro starts yelling at the guards, "Get back!" but when they don't move, he [[PistolWhipping pistol whips]] the closest one in frustration (the guards were deafened from Shiherlis blowing open the back doors; and since Waingro was wearing a hockey mask they couldn't even tell he was talking at all). Cheritto turns to him and says, "Hey slick, see that shit comin' outta their ears? They can't fucking hear you! Cool it!" The robbers themselves don't have this problem because Shiherlis shouts "CLEAR!" before he mashes the detonator, giving them plenty of time to plug their ears.



* TragicMistake: [[spoiler:Neil choosing to going after Waingro in the hotel attracts Hanna's attention, which leads to a final, fatal encounter.]]

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[[spoiler:Neil choosing to going after Waingro in the hotel attracts Hanna's attention, which leads to a final, fatal encounter.]]
18th May '17 11:07:06 PM BaronVonFistcrunch
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''Heat'' is the ''first'' movie billed almost entirely on featuring Creator/AlPacino and Creator/RobertDeNiro together. It's a 1995 Creator/MichaelMann film about the relationship between a cop and the criminal he's investigating.

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''Heat'' is the ''first'' movie billed almost entirely on featuring Creator/AlPacino and Creator/RobertDeNiro together. It's a 1995 Creator/MichaelMann film about the relationship between a cop and the criminal he's investigating. \n It is a {{Remake}} of Michael Mann's ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L.A._Takedown L.A. Takedown]]'', a made-for-television film.



This is the film that helped put director Creator/MichaelMann (''Film/{{Collateral}}, ''Film/MiamiVice'', Film/PublicEnemies'') on the map.

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This is the film that helped put director Creator/MichaelMann (''Film/{{Collateral}}, (''Film/{{Collateral}}'', ''Film/MiamiVice'', Film/PublicEnemies'') ''Film/PublicEnemies'') on the map.


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* AdaptationDistillation: ''L.A. Takedown'' was criticized for boring action scenes and a convoluted plot rushed to fit a 90-minute timeframe. Thanks to a much larger budget and time to refine the script, the plot and characters are given room to breath and the film features action scenes that are widely acclaimed to this day. This remains one of the rare examples where the remake is widely agreed to be superior to the original.
* AdaptationExpansion: Significantly so, especially in regards to the character's personal lives. Shiherlis' gambling addiction and Hanna's troubled stepdaughter are two elements among many that were not present in the original ''L.A. Takedown'' film.
13th May '17 10:33:41 AM RaiderDuck
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* CurbStompBattle: Despite being overwhelmed by police and flanked on both sides, McCauley and his crew plow their way through the first police blockade, leaving at least a dozen policemen dead or wounded in their wake. Things however deteriorate further for both sides when the shooting resumes.

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* CurbStompBattle: Despite being overwhelmed by police and flanked on both sides, McCauley [=McCauley=] and his crew plow their way through the first police blockade, leaving at least a dozen policemen dead or wounded in their wake. Things however deteriorate further for both sides when the shooting resumes.


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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: The first time we see Waingro, he demands a free coffee refill from a roadside cafe (where it's hinted he's already made himself a nuisance), then walks away as soon as he sees Cheritto's truck without either waiting for his refilled cup or telling the employees to forget it. He doesn't do much more than introduce himself before assuming he's part of [=McCauley's=] crew going forward, then glowers at Cheritto when the latter asks him to be quiet so he can concentrate. Even before his actions at the armored car heist, we already know he's an inconsiderate blowhard with anger issues.
** Lauren gets one as well. She panics because her deadbeat father's half an hour late, then dissolves in tears when she realizes he's probably not coming. Her overreaction to her father's absence presages her suicide attempt late in the film.
8th Apr '17 7:02:25 AM JackG
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* KnowWhenToFoldThem: Averted, despite [=McCauley=] claiming to live by this trope (see page quote). His failure to escape when he has the opportunity gets him killed.
11th Mar '17 11:13:43 PM TheTrailblazerCritic
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* CurbStompBattle: Despite being overwhelmed by police and flanked on both sides, McCauley and his crew plow their way through the first police blockade, leaving at least a dozen policemen dead or wounded in their wake. Things however deteriorate further for both sides when the shooting resumes.


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* SceneryGorn: The streets of L.A. after the shootout.
15th Jan '17 7:53:37 PM Tdarcos
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* {{FiveFiveFive}}: When Neil is asked for the telephone number he is calling from so they can call him back from a different number, he looks at the pay phone, reads a correct area code for Los Angeles County, 818, but the phone number he gives is a seven-digit number beginning with "1". For technical reasons, regular telephone numbers in North America - US, Canada and the Caribbean Countries - ''cannot'' start with "1".
11th Jan '17 11:30:30 AM Mdumas43073
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9th Dec '16 9:12:40 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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[[IThoughtItMeant Not to be confused with]] the Creator/BurtReynolds movie of [[NamesTheSame the same name]].

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[[IThoughtItMeant Not to be confused with]] the Creator/BurtReynolds movie of [[NamesTheSame the same name]].
name]]. Or with ''Film/TheHeat''.
21st Nov '16 4:08:51 AM Doc_Loki
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** Neil runs into Eady at a library, while purchasing a book on different types of metals (ostensibly implied to be him planning for hitting the precious metals repository).

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** Neil runs into Eady at a library, the bookshop where she works, while purchasing a book on different types of metals (ostensibly implied (implied to be him planning for hitting the precious metals repository).
18th Oct '16 2:29:38 PM KJMackley
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* ActionFilmQuietDramaScene: Contains an especially famous moment where Hanna pulls over Neil and invites him to have coffee. They both know who each other are but have nothing against each other at that moment. It also epitomizes the DuelingStarMovie as a scene with just Pacino and [=DeNiro=] playing off each other, and you're not quite sure if it will turn violent.

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* ActionFilmQuietDramaScene: Contains an especially famous moment where Hanna pulls over Neil and invites him to have coffee. They both know who each other are but have nothing against each other at that moment. It also epitomizes the DuelingStarMovie DuelingStarsMovie as a scene with just Pacino and [=DeNiro=] playing off each other, and you're not quite sure if it will turn violent.
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