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Firestorm (1998)

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Firefighter Jesse Graves has to save ornithologist Jennifer and other people caught in a forest fire, which was set up by the lawyer of convicted killer Earl Shaye, who escaped from the ... See full summary »

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Jesse
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Wynt
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Jennifer
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Monica
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Pete
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Cowboy
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Andy
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Packer
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Karge
Tom McBeath ...
Loomis
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Wilkins
Jonathon Young ...
Sherman
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Tina's Mom
Robyn Driscoll ...
Tina's Dad
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Firefighter Jesse Graves has to save ornithologist Jennifer and other people caught in a forest fire, which was set up by the lawyer of convicted killer Earl Shaye, who escaped from the prison with several of his inmates posing as firefighters to recover $37,000,000 in stashed loot. Written by Anonymous

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Fight fire with fire.

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Thriller | Action

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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9 January 1998 (USA)  »

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Ates firtinasi  »

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Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

DEM 70,511 (Germany) (5 June 1998)

Gross:

DEM 70,511 (Germany) (5 June 1998)
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Veteran parachutist Keith Perepelkin died after his main chute failed during a stunt where he jumped from a helicopter onto " Squamish Chief" in British Columbia, Canada. The stunt was performed in violation of the Canadian filming permit. See more »

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When Jessie and Jennifer parachute together, a cable can be seen holding her to him. See more »

Quotes

Packer: You ignorant son of a bitch! Why the hell were you shooting at him for? He was holding me up! You shot me in the arm, you psycho motherfucker! Cut me down, you selfish asshole, right now!
Randall Alexander Shaye: With pleasure!
[shoots Packer]
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References Sesame Street (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Cat People (Putting Out the Fire)
Written by Giorgio Moroder / David Bowie
Performed by David Bowie
Courtesy of MCA Records
By Arrangement with Universal Music Special Markets
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Better Than Anticipated
13 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is kind of a Class B action film and it stars an ex-pro football player (Howie Long) making his debut in the movies. Because of that, I didn't expect much.

I was surprised. It's actually a good adventure story and Long was capable in his acting. He was aided by three fine actors who usually are interesting in whatever roles they play: Scott Glenn, Suzy Amis and William Forstyhe. Glenn is the best-known of the three but had the least lines in here. Forsythe was good at playing what he does best: the nasty villain.

This movie was also well-filmed with some nice closeup and camera angles. The only complaints were some dopey dialog in spots and a little too much profanity in spots. Otherwise, for a no-name movie starring a rookie actor it was better than I anticipated.


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