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Backfire! (1995)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 20 January 1995 (USA)
Just as Jeremy Jackson attempts to become the first male firewoman in New York, fires begin mysteriously erupting from toilets all over the City and Fire Marshal Marc Marshall is called in ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Josh Mosby ...
Jeremy Jackson
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Marshal Marc Marshall
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Jessica Luvintryst
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Most Evil Man
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The Good Lieutenant
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Sarah Jackson
J. Christian Ingvordsen ...
Tom Tobias (Ted Levis)
Jeffrey Howard ...
Coroner / Genie Voice
Michele Miller ...
Katie
Marissa Copeland ...
Angela
Tracy Douglas ...
Colleen (as Tracy Douglass)
Laine Valentino ...
Herzoner the Mayor
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Mom
Jody O'Neil ...
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ENG Cameraman
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Just as Jeremy Jackson attempts to become the first male firewoman in New York, fires begin mysteriously erupting from toilets all over the City and Fire Marshal Marc Marshall is called in to investigate. From the start, Jeremy is heckled and sexually harassed by his tough as nails female cohorts including his instructor, the hard-boiled Lt. Shithouse. Jessica Luvintryst, Jeremy's old flame and the Mayor's very personal assistant, rekindles the fire in his eyes and between his thighs. Jeremy discovers trace jet fuel at the fire sites and soon becomes hot on the trail of The Most Evil Man and his diabolical scheme. In the tradition of Naked Gun, Backfire spoofs Backdraft. Written by Anonymous

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A Bonfire of the Insanities.

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Rated PG-13 for sensuality and crude humor | See all certifications »
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20 January 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Backfire - Die total verrückte Feuerwehr  »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Telly Savalas's final film. See more »

Crazy Credits

Telly Savalas ... Most Evil Man (not really) See more »

Connections

Spoofs First Blood (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
Written by Jerome Kern and Otto A. Harbach
Published by Polygram International Publishing, Inc.
Performed by The Platters
Licensed From The San Juan Music Group
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Kinda good
30 November 1999 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

I happened to see this movie on cable TV. I was surprised I had never heard of it, and it turned out to be quite funny. It's a parody of "Backdraft" in the tradition of "Airplane" and similar spoofs, and though it doesn't quite reach the levels of excellence of "Airplane," it does have several genuinely laugh-inducing moments. So see it if you get the chance.


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