Backdraft (Blu-ray) R

Silently behind a door, it waits.
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Blu-ray Disc Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 2 hours
  • Video: Color
  • Released: January 4, 2011
  • Originally Released: 1991
  • Label: Universal Studios
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Note: Ron Howard Introduction
    • Deleted Scenes
    • Igniting The Story
    • Director Ron Howard, Producer Brian Grazer and others discuss the evolution of the film from script to screen
    • Bringing Together The Team
    • From the Casting room to Firefighter clinics, see how Director Ron Howard brought together a talented team of actors and real-life firefighters
    • The Explosive Stunts
    • Filmmakers reveal the state-of-the-art technology and heroic stunts that created the explosive action of the film
    • Creating The Villain: The Fire
    • See how an overwhelmingly talented team of special effects creators and stunt coordinators worked together to bring the fire to life
    • Real-Life Firemen, Real-Life Stories
    • Get an insider's perspective on what it takes to be a firefighter in this round-table discussion with the crew of Station 73, Santa Clarita
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.35
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English, French, Spanish
    • DTS - English, French, Spanish
    • DTS HD Master Audio - English, French, Spanish
    • Subtitles - English, French, Spanish

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring , , , , , &
Performer: , , &
Directed by
Edited by &
Screenwriting by
Composition by
Produced by , &
Director of Photography:
Executive Production by &

Entertainment Reviews:

Fresh74%

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Total Count: 46

Upright75%

AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 204,024
Rating: B -- Backdraft has some of the raw filmmaking excitement that has been missing from Howard's recent work. Full Review
Entertainment Weekly
Feb 5, 2008
...BACKDRAFT prides itself on the authenticity of its action sequences...
Sight and Sound
Aug 1, 1991
Backdraft truly shows us fire the way we've never seen it before. Full Review
Chicago Tribune
Aug 16, 2017
Visually, pic often is exhilarating, but it's shapeless and dragged down by corny, melodramatic characters and situations. Full Review
Variety
Feb 5, 2008
Rating: 3/5 -- Ron Howard popcorn-muncher is sappy, not smokin'. Full Review
Common Sense Media
Sep 23, 2010
Rating: 3/4 -- Ron Howard's film is one of smoke-eaters, crispers, and torches... and it bestows a renewed respect on a profession all too often taken for granted. Full Review
rec.arts.movies.reviews
Sep 10, 2015
Rating: 2.5/4 -- ...a top-notch thriller trapped within a poorly-paced and needlessly bloated piece of work... Full Review
Reel Film Reviews
Nov 21, 2016

Product Description:

Two feuding brothers carry on a heroic family tradition in the Chicago Fire Department. Before the smoke clears, love affairs are rekindled and lives are shattered as the brothers fight to resolve their differences and solve a puzzling series of arson attacks, each ignited by explosive phenomena known as backdrafts.

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Production Notes:

  • Paul Huston served as visual effects art director.
  • Filmed in Chicago. Color by Deluxe. Sound by Dolby.

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  • UPC: 025195053068
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