Ladder 49


This film takes a close-up look at the lives of fireman, as experienced by one of them. At the start of the movie, he's lying trapped in a burned building, waiting to be rescued. He reflects back over his firefighting career, remembering how he started, the friends he made, the people they rescued, and the effect of all of that on his family life. Reviews have been mixed.


115 minutes.
Parental Guidance .
Action, Drama, Thriller

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Credits

Cast
Joaquin Phoenix, John Travolta, Jacinda Barrett, Robert Patrick, Morris Chestnut, Billy Burke
Director
Jay Russell
ScreenplayLewis Colick
MusicWilliam Ross, Robbie Robertson
CinematographyJames L. Carter
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
Made in2004
Produced byTouchstone Pictures, Beacon Pictures, Casey Silver Productions, Fantail Films Inc., Beacon Communications LLC

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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus
Yunus Kemp
5
The Cape Times
Carina Chocano
5
The Star
Kirk Honeycutt
11
Die Burger
Francois Bloemhof
5
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
10
eye Weekly
Paul Isaacs
10
Box Office
Shlomo Schwartzberg
5
ReelViews
James Berardinelli
13
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert
18
BBC
Stella Papamichael
1

What the People say

Internet
2544 Netizens
13

Average .. 44%

9




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