Hey Guys,

So Ive been trying to find movies that center around firefighting, no matter how real, fake, funny, or sad it may be. What are some good movies that are about what we all love so much... FIREFIGHTING!!!!

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HOW ABOUT INFERNO
I now pronounce you Chuck and Larry
There is a little known movie that is out there, most of the movie is irrelevant as far as fire fighting is concerned but the first ten minutes of the film portrays the humorous side of fire fighting well. It is called Club Paradise and stars Robin Williams as a fire fighter who tires of firefighting and retires to a tropical island.
I might have missed a few

The following criteria qualify a film for inclusion on this list:

Primary plot of film regards firefighting or related fire/rescue service work in general.
Primary plot of the film involves firefighters or their personal lives as affected by their firefighting.
Noteworthy attention is given to firefighting activities.
This list includes documentaries.

[edit] Fiction
15 Minutes (2001)
The 119 (TV 1987) (unaired)
A Dangerous Summer (A.K.A. Flash Fire; 1981)
Ablaze (2000)
The Accidental Husband (2008)
Always (1989)
Backdraft (1991)
Bad Day on the Block (1997)
The Bells Go Down (1943)
Broken Vessels (1998)
City on Fire (1979)
Code Red (TV 1981)
Collateral Damage (2002)
Emergency! (TV 1972)
Emergency: The Convention (TV 1979)
Emergency: Greatest Rescues of Emergency! (TV 1979)
Emergency: Most Deadly Passage (TV 1978)
Emergency: The Steel Inferno (TV 1978)
Emergency: Survival on Charter #220 (TV 1978)
Emergency: What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing... (TV 1979)
Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
The Fallen (2009)
Fire! (1901)
Fire! (TV 1977)
Fire!! (1926)
The Fire Alarm (1935)
"Third Watch" (TV Series 1999)
The Fire Brigade (1926)
Fire Cheese (1941)
Fire on Kelly Mountain (TV 1973)
Fire Serpent (TV 2007)
Fire, Trapped on the 37th Floor (TV 1991)
Firefight (2003)
Firefighter (TV 1986)
Firefighter (TV 2005)
Firefighter F.D.18 (2004, Japan)
Firehouse (TV 1974)
Firehouse (1997)
Firehouse Dog (2007)
The Fireman (1916)
Fireproof (2008)
Fires Were Started (A.K.A. I Was a Fireman; 1943)
Firestorm (1998)
Firestorm: Last Stand at Yellowstone (TV 2006)
Flames (1932)
Frequency (2000)
The Garage (A.K.A. Fire Chief; 1919)
The Guys (2002)
Heart of Fire (TV 1997)
Heaven's Fire (TV 1999)
Hellfighters (1968)
Heroes of the Flames (1931)
Holy Joe (1999)
In Old Chicago (1937)
I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry (2007)
Inferno (2001)
Into the Fire (TV 2005)
Juvenile Fire Department (1903)
Ladder 49 (2004)
Life of an American Fireman (1903)
Lifeline (1997, Hong Kong)
London's Burning: The Movie (TV movie and series, 1986)
Mickey's Fire Brigade (1935)
On Fire (1987)
On Fire (1996, Hong Kong)
Point of Origin (TV 2002)
Quarantine (2008)
Red Skies of Montana (1952)
Rescue Me (TV 2004)
Roxanne (1987)
Scorched (2008)
Smoke Jumpers (A.K.A. In the Line of Duty: Smoke Jumpers; 1996)
Superfire (TV 2002)
The Towering Inferno (1974)
Trapped in a Forest Fire (1913)
Trespass (1992)
Trial by Fire (A.K.A. Smoke Jumper; 2008)
Turk 182 (1985)
Turn Out of the Cardiff Fire Brigade (1924)
Where's That Fire? (1940)
[edit] Non-fiction
343 (2007)
9/11 (TV 2002)
Answering the Call: Ground Zero's Volunteers (TV 2006)
"The Bronx is Burning" (episode of Man Alive, TV 1972, BBC)
Brotherhood: Life in the FDNY (2005)
Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232 (A.K.A. A Thousand Heroes, TV 1992)
Fire Call (Web 2006-2008) [1]
"Fire Wars" (episode of NOVA, TV 2002)
Firefighters: Brothers in Battle (1991)
Firehouse USA: Boston (TV 2005)
Fires of Kuwait (1992)
Into the Fire (2007)
New York's Bravest - A Firefighting Odyssey (2005)
Ricky's Rib Shack, a Firefighter's Journey (2008) [2]
The Triangle Factory Fire Scandal (1979)
Twin Towers (2002)
Without Warning: Terror in the Towers (TV 1993)
World Trade Center (2006)
The Women of Ground Zero (2002)
Lethal Weapon 1,2,3,4
Die Hard 1,2,3,4
Police Academy's
K-9
any episode of COPS


Hey, let's face it, most cops want to be firefighters :-D
I know it's a little more EMS than fire but "Mother, Jugs, and Speed" with Raquel Welsh and Bill Cosby. Funny as crap.
The three stooges -False Alarms
Backdraft
Ladder 49
Fireproof
Roxanne
Wow! Great list!
Add to that:
Fire Down Below (Steven Segal, 1997)
Man of Miracles (John Ritter, 1989)
Roxanne- with Steve Martin. Looks like some rural Departments, Keystone Cops LOL!
You have waaayyyy too much time idle time. ;)
Fireproof is a great movie... though being that its my department i'm a bit biased. Enough so to over look the sappiness.

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