This is an exciting thriller that shows you the mystery, drama and devastation of fire as you've never seen it before! Kurt Russel and William Baldwin star as two feuding siblings carrying on a heroic family tradition as Chicago firefighters. But when a puzzling series of arson attacks are reported, they are forced to set aside their differences to solve the mystery surrounding these explosive crimes.
- " Backdraft truly shows us fire the way we've never seen it before. " – Kenneth Turan
- " “Backdraft” is a spectacle worth observing; it may also generate a little more respect for firemen, everyday heroes who don`t need the movies to polish their image. " – Gene Siskel
- " Ron Howard's film is one of the smoke-eaters, crispers, and torches… and it bestows a renewed respect on a profession all too often taken for granted. " – David N. Butterworth