|Taking the Heat|
|Directed by||Tom Mankiewicz|
|Written by||Dan Gordon|
|Story by||Gary Hoffman|
|Distributed by||Showtime Networks|
|6 June 1993 (Showtime Release)|
Taking the Heat is a 1993 American romantic thriller film that premiered on Showtime. Directed by Tom Mankiewicz and written by Dan Gordon from a story by Gary Hoffman, the film followed a female cop and a murder witness as they try to avoid the mob en route to a high profile trial in New York City. The cast included Tony Goldwyn and Lynn Whitfield as the leads and George Segal, Will Patton, Peter Boyle, Joe Grifasi, Alan Arkin, and Greg Germann in supporting roles.
- Tony Goldwyn... Michael
- Lynn Whitfield... Carolyn Hunter
- George Segal... Kepler
- Will Patton... Hadley
- Peter Boyle... Judge
- Joe Grifasi... Lou Valentine
- Alan Arkin... Tommy Canard
- Greg Germann... Asst. D.A. Kennedy
- Loynd, Ray (5 June 1993). "TV REVIEWS : Sexy Laughs Save 'Taking the Heat'". The Los Angeles Times.