R | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two Chicago firefighter brothers, who don't get along, have to work together while a dangerous arsonist is on the loose.
The film also inspired Universal Studios Hollywood to create a special effects show based on the film. It was also the first time that a Universal Studios theme park attraction was based on an R-Rated film.
Brian, Age 7:
Leave me alone! Will you? You think you're so smart!
Stephen, Age 12: What a geek!
Brian, Age 7: I'm not a geek!
Stephen, Age 12: You're doing it wrong.
Brian, Age 7: Shut up!
Stephen, Age 12: You're doing it wrong. it doesn't go like that.
Brian, Age 7: Who asked you?
Stephen, Age 12: Who's your brother?
Brian, Age 7: You are, Stevie.
Stephen, Age 12: That's right! If you do it like ...
In the final fire scene, both brothers are swimming in an elevator shaft filled with water, but as they are trying to escape that building moments later, there is no water running off them, or in their boots.
In the edited for TV version, "Jesus Christ!" is mostly replaced with "Holy cow!" and in one scene "Judas Priest!" is uttered.
$12,686,200 26 May 1991
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