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Backdraft [Anniversary Edition] [Blu-ray] [1991]-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 160 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Feel the heat jump off the screen and surround you

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    Bleekz
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    A classic movie centered around a family with multiple generations in the fire service. One is an established Captain who has earned the respect of the men under him , while his younger brother decides to join up and realizes it will take alot to measure up to his brother and meet his standards. This UHD 4K release is a huge step up from the original Bluray release in terms of sound and visual quality. Anybody who enjoys this movie should definately consider an upgrade if you can do 4K.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Movie

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    mad10jen
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    This is a great movie from start to finish. The story is awesome and the actors do a fantastic job. DeNiro And Russell are at their finest in this film. Baldwin and Russell lose their firefighting father in a fire in the beginning. Russell follows in his footsteps immediately and Baldwin does too later in his life. Someone is setting fires and killing people on purpose with backdrafts. Deniro and Baldwin are on the case trying to figure out who is doing it. You want to think all signs point to Russell's character but is it? This is a great movie that will keep you on the edge of your seat with great acting and better plot. The sound and picture are superb on blu-ray. This movie was Oscar-worthy for sure.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    The 4k is incredible!

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    ButteryPOPcorn
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    I Have rarely said that any older movie has been incredibly enhanced by 4K, but this movie is definitely the exception! I am very impressed with the clarity and the HDR aspects of this movie. There May be a little bit of static in a few picture frames, but you'll ignore it because of how impressed you'll be with the brightest of brights and darkest of dark colors ; HDR !

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A fire bug story before CG special effects

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    Seville3
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    Ron Howard said he wanted to do a movie about the many mysteries of fire and how it lingers waiting to kill. His dilemma was CG at the time was fake looking. After much experimenting, talking to the best fire experts of the time he finally finds a way where he can use real fire in the movie for maximum effect and realness. To say the least, fire is one of the main characters in the movie besides Russell, De Niro, Donald Sutherland and a very young William Baldwin.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Spectacular Action Sequences

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    Tony
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    This is one of my favorite movies. Kurt Russell and especially Robert DeNiro are excellent in thi story of the brave men who fight fires. Although I have owned the blu ray for many years, I bough the 4K version. It’s like seeing the film for the first time. The quality of the print is fantastic!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Visual & Sonic Stunner

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    1080p
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    The 4K/HDR/DTS-X update does not disappoint for this nearly 30-year old film. Donald Sutherland's performance is memorably amazing, for being on-screen for barely 10 minutes. And De Niro looks so young. (Some of the fire FX look dated.)

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    The classic firefighter family film

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    blindsite1
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    Digital copy code included; watch as a dysfunctional brothers finally see each other in the right light as they work to sove who is setting a series of backdraft fires in the Chicago area. if the ending does not get to you then something is wrong.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    always liked this movie

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    trekdude
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    with 7.1 sound and 4K the movie is stunning as you feel like you are riding with the fire crew and in the thick of the fire with this one. I love the story of the two brothers and its a favorite of mine and so much better with the new version

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great movie in 4K

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    Mike
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    Backdraft has always been one of my favorite movies. The actors, the director, the writing everything about this movie is amazing! It looked good on dvd and looked great on Blu-ray. Backdraft looks absolutely amazing in 4K!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Classic Movie

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    Crutch
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    I still remember the first time I saw this movie, when I was a kid. This made me think more about how incredible fire is. Im surprised this concept hadnt really been done before. But, leave it to Ron Howard to kill it!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Kurt Russell

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    Demonslayer
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    This is Kurt Russell at his finest . I know most of you have seen this movie already . Either on Blu-ray or just DVD . You know the story you know the movie . Do yourself a favor and buy this and watch it in 4K .

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Movie

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    Logan488
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    Finally the movie that really got you going for firefighters and their characters is in 4k to enjoy on your big screen TV pick it up today you won't be disappointed the clarity the picture quality is amazing

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    OLD FAVORITE

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    Milkmoney
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    Happy to see the 4K release. A film I’ve always loved. Having it updated with improved audio and video was long awaited. The video transfer is decent. On my home theater system, the audio is overwhelming.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great in 4K

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    GhostTitan
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    This has to be one of the better 4K remasters I have seen. The picture quality is amazing and looks like the movie came out yesterday. Audio is immersive especially during the fire scenes.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Addition To Our Movie Collection

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    DevilDog1961
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    This is a older movie that I had previously seen, but my wife had not and I was delighted when I was able to purchase it from BestBuy at a good price so my wife and I can watch it anytime we want.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent 4K version of a great film

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    Sugei007
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    Wow, Universal really did a great job on this 4K transfer. Excellent detail and color throughout the film. And the soundtrack is fantastic as well. Great use of surrounds. Highly recommended.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great movie

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    dgmel
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    The movie with Kurt Russell was great! I upgraded from a standard dvd to blu-ray and was pleased with the outcome! The movie looks and sounds great! Has DTS 5.1 audio on blu-ray and came with a standard dvd, all for under $8.00 on sale! Can't beat it to add to your collection!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    BACKDRAFT.

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    SCAMPERTIM
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    LOVE THIS RON HOWARD CLASSIC,BACKDRAFT-4K-REDUX.THIS WAS ANOTHER WELL DONE FILM BROUGHT BACK OUT FOR US 4K-ATTIC'S.NOW YOU CAN ENJOY.A PERFECT REDUX FOR YOUR 4K-CAT-COLLECTION!!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great

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    Tama4rob
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    When this movie came out everybody wanted to be a firefighter still holds up they made a part two wasn’t as nearly as good but the first one this one was a great movie

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Backdraft

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    CalebMatthew
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    I’m glad I purchased this great masterpiece with great cast I can’t believe i felt like i was watching it for the first time. On full attentiveness throughout the entire film. A great add to my collection

    I would recommend this to a friend