Backfire

  • 1989
  • Movie
  • R
  • Mystery, Thriller

BACKFIRE deftly triumphs over its lackluster direction with a few clever plot twists here and there, but gets its greatest boost from Karen Allen in the role of a greedy, murderous wife. Everyone on St. James Island envies Donnie (Jeff Fahey) and his wife Mara (Allen). They're rich, young, and attractive. What most people don't know is that Vietnam vet...read more

Backfire - Official Trailer
01:35 — A woman's scheme to drive her wealthy Vietnam vet husband to his grave backfires.

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  • Released: 1989
  • Rating: R
  • Review: BACKFIRE deftly triumphs over its lackluster direction with a few clever plot twists here and there, but gets its greatest boost from Karen Allen in the role of a greedy, murderous wife. Everyone on St. James Island envies Donnie (Jeff Fahey) and his wife… (more)

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