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.