Blu-ray Disc Features:
- Rated: R
- Run Time: 2 hours
- Video: Color
- Released: January 4, 2011
- Originally Released: 1991
- Label: Universal Studios
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- 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
- 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:
Rolling Stone - 06/27/1991
"...Solid performances....An earnest testimonial to firefighters..."
Sight and Sound - 08/01/1991
"...BACKDRAFT prides itself on the authenticity of its action sequences..."
USA Today - 05/24/1991
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.
Family Interaction |
Theatrical Release |
- Paul Huston served as visual effects art director.
- Filmed in Chicago. Color by Deluxe. Sound by Dolby.