- Rated: R
- Run Time: 2 hours, 15 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: June 1, 2008
- Originally Released: 1991
- Label: Universal Studios
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Single Side - Single Layer
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.35
- Dolby 2.0 Mono - French
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
- Subtitles - English (SDH), Spanish - Optional
- Additional Release Material:
- Text/Photo Galleries:
- Production Notes
- Biographies: Cast & Crew
- DVD-ROM Features:
- Weblink: Consumer Offer to Download a Free Movie Ticket ($7.50 Value)
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.