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.
The firefighters Joaquin Phoenix trained with nicknamed him "Hollywood". Only after Phoenix earned their respect, they started calling him by his actual name.
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: ...
Capt. Kennedy orders all exterior operations shut down to execute Jack's rescue. In real life, all operations would be continued and a Rapid Intervention Crew (R.I.C.) would have been activated to execute the firefighter rescue.
$22,088,204 (USA) (3 October 2004)
$74,541,707 (USA) (25 February 2005)
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