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Body Heat Reviews

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Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
March 18, 2006
| Original Score: 2/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
November 4, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Body Heat is good enough to make film noir play like we hadn't seen it before.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Top Critic
James Berardinelli
April 30, 2009
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
September 18, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review
January 1, 2005
Welcome to Hollywood Mr. Kasdan.
| Original Score: 5/5
James Rocchi
November 7, 2002
A sexy, thrilling and smart modern classic.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Scott Weinberg
July 25, 2002
One of the very few "noir throwbacks" that gets everything right.
| Original Score: 4/5
Clint Morris
September 18, 2002
Hurt and Turner sizzle. Thrills, Spills and Undergarments.
| Original Score: 3/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
August 13, 2002
Kathleen Turner, twenty-five and not a stitch on her. There's other good stuff too, but does it really matter?
| Original Score: 5/5
Beth Accomando
March 30, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Mark R. Leeper
November 4, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Cole Smithey
October 5, 2006
| Original Score: 4/5
Christopher Null
September 28, 2006
The setup is classic noir that follows the rigid three-act screenplay structure that only a Hollywood newcomer could stringently abide by, and here it works
| Original Score: 4.5/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
January 30, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
August 31, 2001
A stylish but somewhat unsatisfying copy-cat film from the film noir of the 1940s
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
November 15, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
January 31, 2004
Body Heart mixes sex with murder and comes up with a steamy brew of surprises.
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
October 20, 2006
...builds slowly, then grabs you and never lets go.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Top Critic
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
February 8, 2008
Though Lawrence Kasdan's film is set in today's South Florida, its characters move through an atmosphere that suggests the confluences of decor and demeanor in a 1940s film noir.
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