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Eight Hot Movies to Get You Through the Rest of Summer

From Hitchcock to Tarantino, filmmakers have been using heat to create tension for as long as cinema has existed. Here are eight scorchers.

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August is here, and we hate to break it to you, but things don’t look to be cooling off anytime soon. If you’re planning on staying inside and watching movies, why not get some schadenfreude from watching characters in stuck in their own hot weather?

From Hitchcock to Tarantino, filmmakers have been using heat to create tension for as long as cinema has existed. Keep reading for eight great movies that take place on hot days.

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