After director Paul Feig’s Bridesmaids
became a box-office smash in the summer of 2011, it seemed inevitable that there would be a flood of R-rated comedies aimed at the female audience. Sadly, for whatever reason, it was a trend that Hollywood didn’t follow, at least not until 2013 when Feig returned with The Heat
, an action comedy starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy as odd-couple cops that rivals Goodfellas
for its use of F-bombs and Lethal Weapon
for its appealing chemistry.
When egotistical, ambitious FBI agent Sarah Ashburn (Bullock) is promised consideration for a big promotion if she can bring down a drug lord settin...