Special features include five lifted (deleted) scenes; three documentaries: Body Heat: The Plan (17 minutes), The Production (16 minutes), and The Post-Production (11 minutes); 13 minutes of 1981 interview footage with Kathleen Turner and William Hurt; and the theatrical trailer.
William Hurt stars as Ned Racine, a womanizing lawyer who happens upon the stunning, but married, Matty Walker (Turner in her film debut). After their second meeting, a passionate affair brings the two together while Matty
While the anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD picture is improved slightly, with better shadow delineation and less plugged-up colors, the images are still softly focused at times. Noise and source element artifacts are noticeable throughout. Color fidelity is dated, but the picture does look better in this release than the previous release. (Danny Richelieu)
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