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      Taking the Heat

      R 1993 1 hr. 30 min. Comedy List
      Reviews Michael Norell (Tony Goldwyn) is the only witness to a mob hit, and, when the boss (Alan Arkin) finds out, he wants Michael dead. Though he's scared of the hit men who are after him, Michael is even more scared of testifying in court. Eventually, police Detective Carolyn Hunter (Lynn Whitfield) is assigned to shadow Michael and keep him from leaving -- and from being killed. As the mob closes in and Carolyn and Michael stay one step ahead, their relationship takes an unexpected turn. Read More Read Less

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      Audience Member Taking The Heat delivers solid action mixed in with many laughs fueled by the undeniable chemistry between its lead stars. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 02/23/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Synopsis Michael Norell (Tony Goldwyn) is the only witness to a mob hit, and, when the boss (Alan Arkin) finds out, he wants Michael dead. Though he's scared of the hit men who are after him, Michael is even more scared of testifying in court. Eventually, police Detective Carolyn Hunter (Lynn Whitfield) is assigned to shadow Michael and keep him from leaving -- and from being killed. As the mob closes in and Carolyn and Michael stay one step ahead, their relationship takes an unexpected turn.
      Director
      Tom Mankiewicz
      Production Co
      Viacom Productions
      Rating
      R
      Genre
      Comedy
      Original Language
      English
      Sound Mix
      Stereo