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Brian and Stephen tried to stop the Arsonist from torching Chicago.
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Backdraft is a 1991 American action thriller film directed by Ron Howard and written by Gregory Widen. The film stars Kurt Russell, William Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Rebecca De Mornay, Donald Sutherland, Robert De Niro, Jason Gedrick and J. T. Walsh. It is about Chicago firefighters on the trail of a serial arsonist. Filming in Chicago began on July 23, 1990 and was wrapped up on December 8, 1990. Before the filming was started, the main actors went out on calls with real Chicago firefighters, all of the main actors also went to the Chicago Fire Academy to learn how to be like firefighters in the movie.The film was released on May 24, 1991 to favorable reviews from critics, and it grossed $77.9 million domestically and $74.5 million in foreign markets, for a total gross of $152.4 million. The film received three Oscar nominations. The film also inspired a special effects attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood, which opened in 1992 and closed in 2010. A sequel, Backdraft 2, was released 28 years later on May 14, 2019, with Baldwin and Sutherland reprising their roles.
Chicago, United States of America
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