A fitfully clever film noir that exists mainly to exude sensual steam, IN THE HEAT OF PASSION garnishes a formulaic story with 1990s trimmings.
Charlie Bronson (Nick Corri) is a struggling young Hollywood actor who makes such an impact portraying the notorious Montclair Hills serial rapist on "Crimebusters," a sleazy reality TV show (and a neat takeoff on the hit FBC program "America's Most Wanted"), that he's publicly mistaken for the
unidentified psychopath. Most of the time, though, Charlie pumps gas in the barrio where he lives. When ultra-sexy, rich psychiatrist Lee Adams (Sally Kirkland) drives in for service, Charlie's dipstick leads him into the danger z...