Heat (1986)

Genres - Action  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Drama  |   Release Date - Mar 13, 1987 (USA)  |   Run Time - 103 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Burt Reynolds stars as the bitter bodyguard and degenerate gambler Mex in this uneven action film. He wakes up hungover, vowing to rekindle his dream of leaving Las Vegas for good if he can just raise enough money. Mex divides his time working for the low-key millionaire Cyrus Kinnick (Peter MacNicol) at the casino and moonlighting as a paid enforcer. When Mex's pretty neighbor Holly (Karen Young) is attacked by a quartet of perverted thugs, Mex goes after gang leader Danny DeMarco (Neill Barry) and company. The feature was continually plagued by production problems, with three uncredited directors employed in addition to R.M. Richards.

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bodyguard, casino, millionaire, protegé, mercenary, computer-whiz, gambling, addiction