Val Kilmer portrayed Chris Shiherlis who is part of Neil McCauley's (Robert De Niro) crew. The explicit nature of several of the film's scenes was cited as the model of a spate of robberies since its release. This included armored car robberies in South Africa, Colombia, Denmark, and Norway and most famously the 1997 North Hollywood shootout, in which Larry Phillips, Jr. and Emil Mătăsăreanu robbed the North Hollywood branch of the Bank of America and, similarly to the film, were confronted by the LAPD as they left the bank. This shootout is considered one of the longest and bloodiest events of its type in American police history. Both robbers were killed, and eleven police officers and seven civilians were injured during the shootout. Heat was widely referenced during the coverage of the shootout.
CRAFTONE No.006A 1/6th scale Bank Robbers - Criminal Crew (Premium Version) will come with two head sculpts, Gray jacket, black vest, Gray coveralls ambulance service (with patches), White shirt, dark tie, shoes, socks, Gray trousers , brown leather belt, Sunglasses, watch, Black headgear, Black mask, Tactical vest, Headphone-style communicator, M733 assault rifle equipped with 8 magazines, Long-handled flashlight, M92F pistol, Black bag, Greenbacks, black frame with explosives.
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The regular version will come with just the Gray suit and bag with money notes.
June 9, 2013 – Review of Brother Production Presents 1/6th scale Custom Robert De Niro HEAT 12-inch Action Figure posted on my toy blog HERE and HERE
June 9, 2008 – Another 12-inch Robert De Niro as Neil McCauley action figure from Heat (1995) posted HERE
June 10, 2008 – Neil McCauley in coveralls and hockey mask action figure (pictures HERE)