Heat


1h 37m 1987

Brief Synopsis

Mex Escalante (Reynolds) is a self-assured, all-knowing Las Vegas bodyguard. Holly (Karen Young), a hooker who has been roughed up by Danny DeMarco (Neill Barry), the psychopathic son of a Mafia don, asks for Mex's help in getting revenge. Meanwhile, Cyrus Kinnick (Peter MacNicol), a clean-cut computer wizard, hires Mex first as his chaperon to make the rounds of the casinos and later to teach him self-defense. Naturally, taking revenge on a sadistic Mafiosa leads to trouble.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Action
Crime
Drama
Release Date
1987
Distribution Company
New Century/Vista Film Company
Location
Venice, Italy; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Synopsis

Mex Escalante (Reynolds) is a self-assured, all-knowing Las Vegas bodyguard. Holly (Karen Young), a hooker who has been roughed up by Danny DeMarco (Neill Barry), the psychopathic son of a Mafia don, asks for Mex's help in getting revenge. Meanwhile, Cyrus Kinnick (Peter MacNicol), a clean-cut computer wizard, hires Mex first as his chaperon to make the rounds of the casinos and later to teach him self-defense. Naturally, taking revenge on a sadistic Mafiosa leads to trouble.

Crew

Manny Acosta

Makeup Assistant

J H Barnes

Electrician

Stanton Barrett

Stunt Coordinator

Peter Bentley

Sound

Bobby Bernhardt

On-Set Dresser

Jim Blair

Gaffer

Ralph Blane

Song

Jerry G Callaway

Camera Operator

Barbara Carlile

Location Manager

Al Cartlidge

Electrician

Leigh Christiansen

Assistant Set Dresser

Pamela Collett

Other

K.c. Colwell

Assistant Director

James A Contner

Director Of Photography

Rusty Coppleman

Sound Editor

Alan Corder

Sound Editor

Roger Dietz

Construction Coordinator

Marco Donati

Production Manager

Dick Durock

Stunts

Roy Egan

Song

Tom Ellingwood

Makeup

Cassian Elwes

Executive Producer

Anthony Eposito

Hair

Andy Epper

Stunts

Duke Fenady

Stunts

Richard Fettes

Sound Editor

George Fisher

Stunts

David Friedman

Photography

Vincent Galindez

Assistant Camera Operator

Joe Gallagher

Sound Editor

Michael Gibbs

Music

Tim Gilbert

Stunts

William Goldman

Screenplay

William Goldman

Source Material (From Novel)

Bob Hathaway

Music Editor

Paul Haynes

Special Effects

John Hayward

Sound

Paula Herald

Casting

Mark Herman

Assistant Editor

Paul Holderbaum

Original Music

Don Howe

Transportation Coordinator

Kevin Howe

Production Coordinator

Lamar Jackson

Stunts

Pepper Janicki

Wardrobe

Page Jeffers

Other

Gus Kahn

Song

Kenny Kaplan

Electrician

Elliott Kastner

Producer

Harriet Katz

Production Associate

Mike Kirton

Stunts

Jack T Knight

Foley Editor

Gabor Kover

Assistant Camera Operator

Robert Lattin

Hair Assistant

Robert Leitelt

Grip

Dick Lewzey

Sound

Steve Mackey

Boom Operator

Douglas T Madison

Property Master

Douglas T Madison

Props

Rena Mahoney

Casting

Ken Mancebo

Production Associate

Barry Manilow

Music

Simon Manley

Music Editor

Lynn Marchionno

Post-Production Accountant

Hugh Martin

Song

Ed Mcdonald

Craft Service

Nick Mclean

Director Of Photography

Joe Merwin

Other

Mike Moad

Dolly Grip

Tim Moore

Key Grip

George Neil

Best Boy

Clay Nicholas

Assistant Art Director

Patrick O'doherty

Electrician

Jim Odgren

Music

Bud Otto

Script Supervisor

Richard Pagano

Casting

George Pappas

Producer

Mark Payne

Hair Assistant

Suzanne Pillsbury

Assistant Editor

Michele Posse

Casting

Sylvia Privett

Assistant

Rodney Read

Consultant

Chantal Ribeiro

Post-Production Coordinator

Howie Rice

Music

Allan Dennis Rich

Theme Lyrics

Keith Rotman

Producer

Norman Saling

Costume Designer

Richard Sands

Gaffer

George Shiroky

Grip

John Slattery

Apprentice

Jerry Sobul

Assistant Director

Marina Spinola

Producer

Paul Swim

Assistant

Vicki Taft

Associate Producer

Derek Tarrant

Post-Production Accountant

Dean Tavoularis

Consultant

Bill Trent

Dialogue Editor

Michael Trent

Assistant Editor

Lynn Troupe

Grip

Alan Trugman

Costume Supervisor

John Vane

Associate Producer

Fred Waugh

Stunts

Richard A. Whiting

Song

Dennis Wilson

Song

Jeffrey Wolf

Editor

Carole Wood

Storyboard Artist

Chris Wood

Titles

Jerry Wunderlich

Art Director

John Zane

Production Manager

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Action
Crime
Drama
Release Date
1987
Distribution Company
New Century/Vista Film Company
Location
Venice, Italy; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Spring March 13, 1987

Began shooting March 3, 1986.

Released in United States Spring March 13, 1987