R | | Action, Crime, Drama
Two Chicago firefighter brothers, who don't get along, have to work together while a dangerous arsonist is on the loose.
This is the first collaboration between director Ron Howard and music composer Hans Zimmer. They reunite 15 years later for The Da Vinci Code (2006). Howard's long time collaborator for music was James Horner up until The Missing (2003).
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 this, it'll ...
In the 1971 scenes we can see buildings that are retrofitted with brown thermopane replacement windows. These types of windows were not comon until the early 1980s.
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