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Actors: Stephen Baldwin, Nick Mancuso, Steve Bacic, Sonya Salomaa, Brad Sihvon
Director: Paul Ziller
Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
R     2003     1hr 34min

An immense forest fire rages as an armored truck is engulfed in flames. But it's no accident! Fireman Jonas (Steve Bacic) and chopper pilot George (Nick Mancuso) have set the fire to cover robbing the truck. But now tha...  more »

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Actors: Stephen Baldwin, Nick Mancuso, Steve Bacic, Sonya Salomaa, Brad Sihvon
Director: Paul Ziller
Creators: Kamal Derkaoui, Paul Ziller, Elizabeth Sanchez, Isabel Perez, Roger Corman
Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: New Concorde
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 10/21/2003
Release Year: 2003
Run Time: 1hr 34min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 2
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English

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Member Movie Reviews

Elizabeth B. (bethieof96) from NINETY SIX, SC
Reviewed on 11/22/2015...
pretty good movie with Stephen Baldwin as the bad guy as usual. Good firefighting scenes and some comic relief from a couple of bumbling armored car drivers.

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Gary Young | Tucson, AZ USA | 10/29/2004
(4 out of 5 stars)

""Firefight" is one of the better straight to video releases of the last few years. While a wildfire is raging, two firefighters, an armored car driver and his dispatcher hatch a plot to rob the car. It's a pretty elaborate scheme that involves detouring the truck around the fire to a secluded area and staging the robbery. No one is supposed to get hurt, and since the money is insured no one really suffers. Unfortunately, the dispatcher's boyfriend Wolf(Stephen Baldwin, playing a ruthless thug) gets wind of the scheme and wants the money for himself. Some pretty tense action ensues.
What makes this movie work is that we actually care about the characters. The firefighters, despite planning a heist, win our sympathy. They're not professional thieves. They do have their reasons why they need the money and we actually root for them to succeed.
"Firefight" offers some hot action(pun intended) as well as some interesting characters. Definitely worth a look."
Michael Butts | Martinsburg, WV USA | 03/10/2005
(3 out of 5 stars)

"FIREFIGHT is an above average, if somewhat implausible, thriller set in a smoldering forest fire. Our hero, played with astute machoism by rugged Steve Bacic, plots an armored truck robbery with Nick Mancuso, Sonya Solaama and Brad Rivoh, and to do so stages a fake fire to cover their deed. Of course, enter laconic Stephen Baldwin as Sonya's bad boyfriend and he wants all the money himself. The movie offers little novelty in its exeuction and the CGI effects are so obviously fake it brings the movie down a notch (see: Backdraft/Ladder 49 for real special effects). But it's harmless entertainment and Bacic has a strong screen presence, although the ending is a real pain in the neck!!"