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Heat (1986)

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A gambling-addicted mercenary comes to Las Vegas in hopes making enough cash to visit Venice, Italy. While there he becomes a bodyguard, tussles with the mob, and generally bets himself into trouble. One day a small timid stranger comes to town and asks the burly bodyguard to teach him how to be tough.

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Cast

Burt Reynolds
as Nick Escalante
Peter MacNicol
as Cyrus Kinnick
Howard Hesseman
as Pinchus Zion
Joanne Jackson
as Millicent
Robert Vento
as Bartender
Joey Villa
as Himself
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All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2)

The setting is Las Vegas, where Mex wins and loses a lot of money in blackjack without getting too excited about it, and things work up tepidly to the big battle in a factory handily stocked with murderous devices.

May 21, 2003 | Full Review…

The movie is filled with promising starts, but then everything dissolves into a violent action climax.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

An episodic, off-beat film that's aged well. Burt Reynolds is empathetic as a tired, sad and very lethal tough guy with a heart of gold who longs to leave Las Vegas.

October 8, 2005 | Rating: 3/5

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