An epic tale of crime and obsession and two men on opposite sides of the law.
US Release Date: December 15, 1995 Filmed:during the spring of 1995 in Los Angeles.
Plot Summary: Neil McCauley (De Niro) is a thief… an expert thief… one of the best. His philosophy: become attached to nothing in life that you can’t walk away from if the “Heat” is on. His crew of criminals is a high-tech outfit pulling off professional jobs that impress even the likes of Detective Vincent Hanna (Pacino). But Hanna, a man driven through life only by his work, becomes obsessed, at the expense of his private life, with bringing McCauley down. As McCauley’s crew prepare for the score of a lifetime, and Hanna’s team tries to bring him in, the two find that they are challenged by the greatest minds on the opposite side of the law that either one has ever encountered. and then things go to hell.
Notes: Natalie plays Al Pacino’s step daughter. she has three scenes. about six minutes of screen time.
MPAA Rating: R (USA)
Budget: $60m (USA)
Gross: $67.436m (USA) $187.4 (International)
IMDB Rating: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 7.9/10
NP.com Users Rating: 7.4/10