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Red Heat is a american film of genre Thriller directed by Walter Hill released in USA on 17 june 1988 with Arnold Schwarzenegger

Red Heat (1988)

Red Heat
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Released in USA 17 june 1988
Length 1h43
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Thriller,    Comedy,    Action,    Adventure,    Crime
Rating60% 3.049053.049053.049053.049053.04905

Red Heat is a 1988 American buddy cop action film directed by Walter Hill. The film stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, as Moscow narc Ivan Danko, and James Belushi, as Chicago detective Art Ridzik. Finding themselves on the same case, Danko and Ridzik work as partners to catch a cunning and deadly Soviet Georgian drug kingpin, Viktor Rostavili (Ed O'Ross), who also happens to be the killer of Danko's previous partner back in Soviet Russia.

The film was released with the tagline "Moscow's toughest detective. Chicago's craziest cop. There's only one thing more dangerous than making them mad: making them partners." It was the first American film given permission to shoot in Moscow's Red Square - however, most of the scenes set in the USSR (with the exceptions of the establishing shots under the main titles and the final lengthy shot in Red Square behind the end credits) were actually shot in Hungary. Schwarzenegger was paid a salary of $8 million for his role in the film. It has found a cult audience amongst fluent Russian speakers because of the movie's weak portrayal of the Russian language and stereotypes.

Synopsis

Captain Ivan Danko of the Moscow Police sets a trap for Viktor Rostavili, a Georgian drug kingpin and crime lord. The ambush severely backfires; Viktor flees the Soviet Union and comes to the USA, after gunning down several other Moscow cops, including Danko's partner.

Actors

Arnold Schwarzenegger

(Capt. Ivan Danko)
James Belushi

(Det. Sgt. Art Ridzik)
Peter Boyle

(Cmdr. Lou Donnelly)
Ed O'Ross

(Viktor Rostavili)
Laurence Fishburne

(Lt. Charlie Stobbs)
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