A firefighter trapped inside a massive blaze reminisces of both his best and worst times.
Production Year: 2004
February 19, 2013 15:00 (KSA) ~ February 19, 2013 14:00 (CLT)
Jack Morrison (Joaquin Phoenix)is aBaltimore City firefighter who's saved countless lives during his career. While searching for victims trapped inside a warehouse inferno, Morrison falls through a floor and is surrounded by flames. There is one safe section of the engulfed building however, but reaching it may be difficult if not impossible.
In between receiving guidance and moral support from his pal and fellow firefighter Mike Kennedy (John Travolta), Jack has flashbacks of earlier blazes and other emotional periods in his lifetime. Each breath Morrison takes could be his last.
Ladder 49 was nominated for a Teen Choice Award, and earned an impressive $102 million internationally -- double its $60 million budget.
- Joaquin Phoenix
- John Travolta
- Jacinda Barrett
- Morris Chestnut
- Robert Patrick