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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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Jennifer
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Sherman
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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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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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9 January 1998 (USA)  »

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$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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First cinema feature of Barry Pepper. See more »

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Smoke Jumpers do not jump with their tools, these are delivered in separate cargo parachute drops. See more »

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Randall Alexander Shaye: In case you haven't noticed... we're not firemen.
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Harmless really
12 January 2002 | by (Woking, England) – See all my reviews

One of those films that doesn't go anywhere, is predictable in what's going to happen, but at the same time, Firestorm is fairly harmless and one to watch with a delivered pizza.

Definitely TV movie fare - whether intentional or not.

A silly story of a felon who gets a forest fire started so he can escape with $27million. Kind of like Cliffhanger I suppose then, but without Stallone.

At least it had something going for it then.


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