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3.5 Stars
Backdraft Poster
Primary Location: First Saw:In Theatre Saw at/with: With Trish at Showcase Orange
Rating: R Year: 1991 Category: Drama
Director: Ron Howard Time: 132 min. Writer: Gregory Wilden

Mine: Fun, if overwrought. Glenn, Sutherland, and DeNiro add fun. Great effects with the fire.
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: Two brothers whose father died fighting a fire now spend their time on the force battling each other. A hoary B-movie-type script fired up by square-jawed conviction, and stunning special effects; also the first film to ever explore a sheer fascination with fire. The gifted Leigh fails miserably playing a normal young woman. Footage added for network TV showings. Super 35.
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this movie is the best firefighting movie of all time i first saw this when i was 2 or 3 i loved it ever since nothing will ever beat this movie i give this movie an perfict 10.
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