Body Heat

<b>'Body Heat'</b> (1981)<br>
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<b>Plot:</b> A sleazy Florida lawyer ( <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB002492" title="William Hurt" href="/topic/entertainment/william-hurt-PECLB002492.topic">William Hurt</a>) gets involved with a femme fatale ( <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003872" title="Kathleen Turner" href="/topic/entertainment/kathleen-turner-PECLB003872.topic">Kathleen Turner</a>) who plots to murder her wealthy husband.<br>
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<b>Remake of:</b> Though there are several differences, the story is an intentional re-do of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003964" title="Billy Wilder" href="/topic/entertainment/billy-wilder-PECLB003964.topic">Billy Wilder</a>'s "Double Indemnity."<br>
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<b>Credit?</b> Writer-director <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB002701" title="Lawrence Kasdan" href="/topic/entertainment/lawrence-kasdan-PECLB002701.topic">Lawrence Kasdan</a>'s film has been described as a post-modern pastiche, drawing direct inspiration from noir films without being too explicitly tied to one film.
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'Body Heat' (1981)

Plot: A sleazy Florida lawyer ( William Hurt) gets involved with a femme fatale ( Kathleen Turner) who plots to murder her wealthy husband.

Remake of: Though there are several differences, the story is an intentional re-do of Billy Wilder's "Double Indemnity."

Credit? Writer-director Lawrence Kasdan's film has been described as a post-modern pastiche, drawing direct inspiration from noir films without being too explicitly tied to one film.

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