Java Heat (2013)

Java Heat (2013)

Released: 2013
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Genre
Director: Conor Allyn
Starring: Mickey Rourke, Verdi Solaiman, Kellan Lutz, ,
Run time: 104 min
IMDb: 5.2/10
Country: Indonesia
Views: 40656


Story centers on the aftermath of a suicide bombing in Indonesia, where a reckless American posing as a grad student is bent on vengeance but quickly finds that the world’s problems can’t be solved with violence alone. A mysterious American Marine/FBI agent Jake Travers (Kellan Lutz) teams with a Muslim cop Hashim (Ario Bayu) to hunt down a dangerous international jewel thief Malik (Mickey Rourke) who kidnaps a Sultan’s daughter Sultana (Atiqah Hasiholan) in a plot to steal the royal treasury: exotic intrigue amid ancient palaces, mosques, temples, subterranean labyrinths and stone pyramids in the heart of Java.
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User Reviews: "The how I know, the why I haven’t figured out yet." After a suicide bomber strikes in Indonesia, American Marine/FBI agent Jake Travers (Lutz) travels there posing as a graduate student to catch the terrorists behind it. Getting help from a Muslim cop Hashim (Bayu) they begin to uncover a hidden truth that could wind up being more dangerous then suicide bombers. I have to start by saying action movies like this don’t really rely to much on acting to keep you interested but Lutz’s acting is so bad it’s almost distracting. Also Mickey Rourke seems miscast in this. Other then that the movie is not too bad but it is a little slow and hard to stay interested in in a few parts. I would still say it’s worth watching but be prepared for a movie that feels longer then it is. There have been many movies about terrorist threats like this to come out lately and while this is OK it’s not one of the better ones. Overall, worth watching but nothing to rush and see. I give it a C+.

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