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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 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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Tormenta de fuego  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,849,308, 11 January 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$8,041,665, 8 February 1998
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Trivia

Filming took place between August-November 1996 and Howie Long would still do Fox's NFL pre and post game on Sunday's. See more »

Goofs

As the chainsaw pierces the windscreen of the car, a bracket is visible on the tip of the saw. In the next shot it is no longer present. See more »

Quotes

Shaye: Hey smoke jumper... you still alive?
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Featured in HBO First Look: Firestorm (1998) See more »

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I Don't Want to Change Your Mind
Written by James Kalamasz (uncredited) and Danny Kirsic (uncredited)
Courtesy of Promusic, Inc.
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Harmless really
12 January 2002 | by 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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