Originaltitel: Ladder 49 (Originaltitel)
Land: USA, 115 Minuten
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Regisseur: Jay Russell
Under the watchful eye of his mentor Captain Mike Kennedy, probationary firefighter Jack Morrison matures into a seasoned veteran at a Baltimore fire station. Jack has reached a crossroads, however, as the sacrifices he's made have put him in harm's way innumerable times and significantly impacted his relationship with his wife and kids. Responding to the worst blaze in his career, he becomes trapped inside a 20-story building. And as he reflects on his life, now Assistant Chief Kennedy frantically coordinates the effort to save him.
Joaquin Phoenix (als Jack Morrison), John Travolta (als Captain Mike Kennedy), Jacinda Barrett (als Linda Morrison), Robert Patrick (als Lenny Richter), Morris Chestnut (als Tommy Drake)