Backdraft

Directed by Ron Howard from a screenplay by former fireman Gregory Widen, BACKDRAFT offers an insider's look at a profession seldom featured in movies. Unfortunately, the film drags when the fire is offscreen, only springing to life when it's the main attraction. The McCaffrey brothers, Stephen (Kurt Russell) and Brian (William Baldwin), are driven by an...read more

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Backdraft - Official Trailer
00:31 — Two estranged brothers from a family of firefighters match wits with an arsonist, as well as each other. Terrific cast and special effects!
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03:26 — Brian McCaffrey's father's a fireman and he was there, as a child, when his father died. When he grew he tried to be a fireman but quit and left town (more…)
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01:58 — The movie tells the story of a group of Chicago firefighters at Engine 17, two of whom are brothers. Lt. Stephen 'Bull' McCaffrey (Kurt Russell), the (more…)

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  • Released: 1991
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Directed by Ron Howard from a screenplay by former fireman Gregory Widen, BACKDRAFT offers an insider's look at a profession seldom featured in movies. Unfortunately, the film drags when the fire is offscreen, only springing to life when it's the main attr… (more)

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