Red Heat Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 10135

Average Rating: 2.4/4

# of Ratings: 65

Theatrical Release Date: 06/17/1988

Language: English

Genre: Action, Comedy

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Walter Hill

Actors: Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Belushi, Peter Boyle, Ed O'Ross, Laurence Fishburne, Gina Gershon

Plot: Russian police officer is sent to the U.S. to extradite an alleged drug dealer. -- sapien

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Rating of
2/4

Yojimbo - wrote on 10/06/2012

Utterly predictable buddy cop movie with a stone faced Russian instead of a foul-mouthed con. Like 48 hrs, but not funny.

Rating of
2.5/4

sapien - wrote on 12/23/2009

I kinda liked this movie. But, only kinda.

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Indyfreak
Movie God

Rating of
2/4

Red Heat will leaves viewers cold and blue.

Indyfreak - wrote on 08/31/2019

Uneven action-comedy that features an unusually understated Schwarzenegger performance but pairs him with an obnoxious partner in the form of Jim Belushi. Seriously, Belushi gives one of his most annoying performances in this movie.
Despite the amusing set-up, the movie is actually a dour affair that takes itself pretty seriously. We never really see Belushi and Schwarzenegger connect and form a genuine friendship;they really only "like" each other because the plot demands it. Almost the anti-Twins if you will.
Ed O'Ross provides some great character work as a legitimately intimidating villain. The bus chase is a nice final action scene but the carnage and absurdity that happens during that scene makes you wish the whole movie was like that. Instead of the dark gloomy affair it …

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Glasnost

cinegeek.de - wrote on 06/01/2016

Our Daily Free Stream: Walter Hill - Red Heat. Zum Start von The Nice Guys und der Wiederbelebung der Buddy Cop Komödie! - Red Heat stellte 1988 einen Höhepunkt dar im Genre der "Buddy Cops". Ein Film, der bestimmte Formeln einhielt, vor allem die der gegensätzlichen Partner. Er bietet kräftige Action mit einem feinen Sinn für Humor und zwei Comic-Charaktere: Arnold Schwarzenegger und James Belushi (genau, der Bruder!). In Hollywood bezeichnet man diese Art von Film als "High Concept", weil man den Plot in wenigen Worten zusammenfassen kann. Schwarzenegger spielt einen Cop aus Moskau, der einem Verbrecher nach Chicago folgt. Dort muss er mit Belushi kooperieren, weil der sich mit den hiesigen Fieslingen eben besser auskennt. Willst du das Drehbuch beenden? Dann baue einfach ein paar …

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