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Directed by Ron Howard, "Backdraft" (also known as "Backdraft - Männer, die durchs Feuer gehen", "Fuoco assassino") is an Action/Drama/Mystery/Thriller film, released on May 24 of 1991 in the USA . Kurt Russell and William Baldwin are starring, alongside Robert De Niro, Donald Sutherland, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Scott Glenn.

In that instant it can create a hero... or cover a secret.

Who is the director of "Backdraft":

Backdraft was directed by Ron Howard, an American director, producer, actor, and writer.

Before making Backdraft, Ron Howard had directed Parenthood, released in 1989, Gung Ho (1986), Cocoon (1985), Splash (1984), Night Shift (1982), and Grand Theft Auto (1977). Since, he directed Far and Away, released in 1992, The Paper (1994), Apollo 13 (1995), Ransom (1996), Edtv (1999), and How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000).

When was "Backdraft" released:

Backdraft was first released on Friday, May 24, 1991, in the United States. Also released on Friday, May 24, 1991 have been Hudson Hawk (dir. Michael Lehmann), Only the Lonely (dir. Chris Columbus), and Thelma & Louise (dir. Ridley Scott). This was twenty-eight (28) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, August 02, 1991 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, September 25, 1991 in France; Thursday, August 22, 1991 in Germany; Thursday, October 03, 1991 in Spain and on Saturday, July 06, 1991 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "Backdraft":

At the casting of Backdraft we find Kurt Russell, previously seen in Winter People (1989) and Tequila Sunrise (1988); William Baldwin (Flatliners (1990), Internal Affairs (1990)); Robert De Niro (Guilty by Suspicion (1991), Awakenings (1990)) [ more... ]

  • Jack McGee and Kurt Russell, J.T. Walsh also appeared together in Breakdown, released in 1997.
  • Donald Sutherland and J.T. Walsh can also be seen in Outbreak, released in 1995.
  • Robert De Niro and Donald Sutherland also worked together in Novecento, released in 1976.
  • Jennifer Jason Leigh and Jack McGee also appeared together in The Man Who Wasn't There, released in 2001.

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