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Body Heat

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Original title
Body Heat
Running time
113 min.
United States United States
Lawrence Kasdan
John Barry
Richard H. Kline
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Warner Bros. / Ladd Company
Film noir. Mystery | Neo-noir. Southern Gothic. Crime. Erotic
Synopsis / Plot
In this humid, atmospheric film noir, a sweltering summer in south Florida sets the stage for a dark romance between attorney Ned Racine (William Hurt) and sexy Matty Walker (Kathleen Turner) as they plot to kill her wealthy husband (Richard Crenna).
1981: Golden Globes: Nominated for New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture (Kathleen Turner)
1981: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Original Drama Screenplay
1981: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Nominated for Best Director
1982: BAFTA Awards: Most Outstanding Newcomer to Film (Kathleen Turner)
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