PG-13 | | Action, Drama, Thriller
A firefighter, injured and trapped in a burning building, has flashbacks of his life as he drifts in and out of consciousness. Meanwhile, fellow firefighters led by the Chief attempt to rescue him.
As part of a preparation for the movie, Joaquin Phoenix trained for a month at a fire academy and spent another month with the men of Baltimore's Truck 10. He became an "honorary member" and had the same tattoo as the men of the company, a bumble bee wearing a fire helmet with an axe.
Linda, what is wrong?
Linda Morrison: I saw you on the news, Jack, dangling from a rope! How could you tell me that it's not dangerous?
Jack Morrison: I never said it wasn't dangerous.
Linda Morrison: When we talked about it, I asked you and you said it wasn't dangerous.
Jack Morrison: I said it wasn't any ...
Linda Morrison: ...
In the scene where Jack is arguing with his wife after he saved the man on the roof top. Jacinda Barrett Australian accent slightly noticeable.
$22,088,204 (USA) (3 October 2004)
$74,541,707 (USA) (25 February 2005)