Backdraft (movie)

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Directed byRon Howard[1]
Produced byRichard B. Lewis
John Watson
Pen Densham
Written byGregory Widen
StarringKurt Russell
William Baldwin
Scott Glenn
Jennifer Jason Leigh
Rebecca De Mornay
Donald Sutherland
Robert De Niro
Music byHans Zimmer
CinematographyMikael Salomon
Edited byDaniel P. Hanley
Mike Hill
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • May 24, 1991 (1991-05-24)
Running time
132 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$75 million[2]
Box office$152,368,585

Backdraft is a 1991 American crime drama action movie. It was directed by Ron Howard. The movie is about firefighters in the Chicago metropolitan area. Kurt Russell and William Baldwin star as firefighters of the Chicago Fire Department. Donald Sutherland and Robert De Niro also act in the movie. Backdraft was released in May 1991. It was well liked by the critics. It did well in the box office, earning over $152 million worldwide.

References[change | change source]

  1. Greenberg, James (1991-05-12). "Ron Howard Plays With Fire". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2010-10-02.
  2. Box Office Information for Backdraft. The Wrap. Retrieved April 4, 2013.

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