• Released
  • May 10, 2013
  • (Limited NY, Expands LA 5/17)
  • R , 1 hr 43 min
  • Action/Adventure
Java Heat Synopsis
A mysterious American teams with a Muslim cop to hunt down a dangerous international jewel thief.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Speaking his (Rourke) lines in an unintelligible accent that occasionally requires subtitles and wearing a white suit that never seems to...
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The A.V. Club

By Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
Unfortunately, Java Heat is also an action movie for people who don’t mind clichéd plotting, lame dialogue, and the low-wattage charisma of...
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Slant Magazine

By Chuck Bowen
A middling genre movie, but it's oddly likable for its conflicted, unresolved tension.
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Los Angeles Times

By Amy Nicholson
The film's anthropological interest in Indonesia is the smartest thing in an otherwise familiar scramble of kidnapped babes, expensive...
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Village Voice

By Nick Schager
Java Heat's title refers not to hot coffee but to the Indonesian island, though caffeine is certainly recommended to make it through this...
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The New York Times

By Neil Genzlinger
The film, directed by Conor Allyn, is rarely more than a few minutes away from a gun battle or a tedious chase, and soon you cease to care...
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
The terrorism thriller Java Heat sure is violent. I don’t even want to tell you how viciously Mickey Rourke mangles the French accent he’s...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
It would be nice to say that Rourke, at least, offers a reason to see this junky thriller, about an American agent who gets involved in an...
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Rated R | For for violence throughout, language and sexual references