Ladder 49 (2004)
Ladder 49 (2004) Genre(s): Action | Drama | Thriller

Directed by: Jay Russell

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, John Travolta, Jacinda Barrett, Robert Patrick, Morris Chestnut, Billy Burke, Balthazar Getty, Tim Guinee, Kevin Chapman, Jay Hernandez

Synopsis: A firefighter trapped in a burning building recalls his life and career.

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Newt's movie review

The story starts out pretty quick, I liked the tension created with the see-saw flashbacks, but then things slowed right down. It was too long and Pheonix was the wrong guy for the role. Travolta puts in a good showing here but I found no chemistry between the characters.

Added 09 October 2006 at 4:07 PM

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