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Backdraft (1991)

R 05/24/1991 (US) DramaThrillerActionCrime 2h 17m
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Silently behind a door, it waits. One breath of oxygen and it explodes in a deadly rage. In that instant it can create a hero...or cover a secret.


Firemen brothers Brian and Stephen McCaffrey battle each other over past slights while trying to stop an arsonist with a diabolical agenda from torching Chicago.

  1. Ron Howard


  2. Gregory Widen


Top Billed Cast

  1. Kurt Russell

    Kurt Russell

    Stephen McCaffrey

  2. William Baldwin

    William Baldwin

    Brian McCaffrey

  3. Robert De Niro

    Robert De Niro

    Donald Rimgale

  4. Donald Sutherland

    Donald Sutherland

    Ronald Bartel

  5. Jennifer Jason Leigh

    Jennifer Jason Leigh

    Jennifer Vaitkus

  6. Scott Glenn

    Scott Glenn

    John 'Axe' Adcox

  7. Rebecca De Mornay

    Rebecca De Mornay

    Helen McCaffrey

  8. Jason Gedrick

    Jason Gedrick

    Tim Kirzminski

  9. J.T. Walsh

    J.T. Walsh

    Alderman Marty Swayzak

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Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $75,000,000.00

Revenue $152,368,585.00


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