Firefighter movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant firefighter movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, humorous, exciting, suspenseful and suspense films and TV shows about / with firefighter, danger, fire, mentor, dialogue, chase, catastrophe, runaway, life philosophy and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as firefighter: Chicago Fire (2012), Backdraft (1991), Fireproof (2008), Ladder 49 (2004), Love 911 (2012), Frequency (2000), Fire with Fire (2012), Fahrenheit 451 (2018), Granite Mountain (2017), The Towering Inferno (1974).

List of firefighter movies

 7.9
 30K
Chicago Fire (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: An edge-of-your-seat view into the lives of everyday heroes committed to one of America's noblest professions. For the firefighters, rescue squad and paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51, no occupation is more stressful or dangerous, yet so ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, rescue, fire department, paramedic, danger, life risking, responsibility, teamwork, characters in danger, workplace problem, crime investigation, chief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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 6.7
 65K
Backdraft (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: They say a blast of flames can take a life ... and hide a secret. But now firemen brothers Brian and Stephen McCaffrey are battling each other over past slights while trying to stop an arsonist with a diabolical agenda from torching Chicago.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, investigation, arson, corruption, explosion, fire, danger, rescue, office, psychopath, pyromaniac, rookie ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 6.6
 19K
Fireproof (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In Albany, the marriage of Caleb and Catherine Holt is in crisis and they decide to divorce. However, Caleb's father, John, proposes that his son delays their separation process for forty days and follow a procedure called "The Love ...
Style: uplifting, emotional, serious, realistic, christian film ...
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: christian, firefighter, self discovery, marriage, couple relations, introspection, crumbling marriage, hospital, advice, dysfunctional marriage, faith, religious conversion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: georgia, usa
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 6.5
 52K
Ladder 49 (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Under the watchful eye of his mentor, Captain Mike Kennedy, probationary firefighter Jack Morrison matures into a seasoned veteran at a Baltimore fire station. However, Jack has reached a crossroads as the sacrifices he's made have put him in ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, rough ...
Plot: firefighter, rescue, practical joke, friendship, funeral, trapped, tragic hero, sacrifice, danger, redemption, heroes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, usa, california
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 6.9
 1K
Love 911 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Dr. Mi-Soo misdiagnoses a patient after she meets the woman's husband, whom she assumes to be abusive. With his wife in grave condition, the man sues the hospital. Kang-Il is a widowed firefighter who overhears the situation and when he ...
Style: touching, romantic, semi serious, humorous, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, doctors and patients, workplace situations, firefighter, friendship, opposites attract, peril, escapades, true love, fall in love, romance, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
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 7.4
 94K
Frequency (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a rare phenomenon gives police officer John Sullivan the chance to speak to his father, 30 years in the past, he takes the opportunity to prevent his dad's tragic death. After his actions inadvertently give rise to a series of brutal ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, tense, sentimental ...
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, investigation, rescue, radio, murder, sent to the past, baseball, haunted by the past, hopes, serial killer, firefighter ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
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 5.6
 23K
Fire with Fire (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A fireman takes an unexpected course of action when a man whom he's been ordered to testify against – after being held up at a local convenience store – threatens him.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, firefighter, u.s. marshal, witness protection, vigilantism, crime, chases and races, firemen, vengeance, crimes, danger, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new orleans, argentina
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 4.9
 14K
Fahrenheit 451 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In an oppressive future, a 'fireman' whose duty is to destroy all books begins to question his task.
Style: philosophical, futuristic, surprise ending, captivating, tense
Plot: book burning, partners, book, society, fire, firefighter, crimes, african american, redemption, murder, meaning of life, childhood flashback ...
Time: near future
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
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Granite Mountain (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots battle deadly wildfires to save an Arizona town.
Style: exciting, based on true events, tense, suspense, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, heroism, friends, danger, evacuation, partners, forest fire, tragedy, mentor, bravery, rescue, firemen ...
Time: year 2007, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, arizona
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The Towering Inferno (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: At the opening party of a colossal - but poorly constructed - office building, a massive fire breaks out that threatens to destroy the tower and everyone in it.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: skyscraper, rescue, survival, race against time, trapped, explosion, fire, elevator, helicopter, adventure, firefighter, escape attempt ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, california
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 6.6
 5K
Hellfighters (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The adventures of oil well fire specialist Chance Buckman (based on real-life Red Adair), who extinguishes massive fires in oil fields around the world.
Style: serious, sentimental, rough, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous, oil, firefighter, daring rescue, adventure, race against time, love interest, firemen, heroic mission, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: texas, usa, venezuela, houston texas, malaysia
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Bad Day on the Block (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The heat is at record highs, the air conditioner is broken, the milk has gone bad, the repairman can't find the house... and then there's the neighbor. Lyle Wilder, a celebrated firefighter, whose scorn for the young Braverton family next ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological
Plot: russian roulette, psychopath, firefighter, femme fatale, losing-it hero, firemen, hostage, crime gone awry, family in crisis, suburbs, hitman, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Wilder Napalm (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Wilder and Wallace are brothers and pyrokinetics. Ever since childhood they've been able to start fires with their minds but following a tragedy in which they accidentally killed a man, the brothers have grown up very differently. Wilder has ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: firefighter, supernatural ability, siblings relations, love and romance, romance, family relations, love affair, love triangle, danger, rivalry, couples, arson ...
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 8.4
 24K
Rescue Me (2004)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Rescue Me revolves around the lives of the men in a New York City firehouse, the crew of 62 Truck. Examining the fraternal nature and relationships of firefighters, the series tackles the daily drama of the life-and-death situations associated with ...
Style: dark humor, gloomy, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: rescue, fire department, danger, firefighter, urban, haunted by the past, firemen, life is a bitch, anti heroes, mentally unstable, dealing with death, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 6.5
 63K
[Rec] 2 (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The action continues from [REC], with the medical officer and a SWAT team outfitted with video cameras are sent into the sealed off apartment to control the situation.
Style: scary, twists and turns, serious, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, found footage, night vision, gas mask, swat team, occult, blood sample, freezer, gory, supernatural, firefighter, quarantine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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I Heart Huckabees (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.
Style: clever, surreal, not serious, talky, humorous ...
Plot: jealousy, private detective, existentialism, investigation, anger, rivalry, celebrity, sex, surveillance, cause and meaning, arson, firefighter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.0
 65K
Quarantine (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: plague, virus, found footage, quarantine, tv reporter, gory, firefighter, journalism, uncover truth, isolation, supernatural, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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Complete Savages (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Complete Savages is an American sitcom that was broadcast on ABC from September 2004 to June 2005. It was part of ABC's final TGIF comedy line-up. The show was created by Mike Scully and Julie Thacker and executive produced by Mel Gibson. It ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: teenager, sitcom, single father, firefighter, school, adolescence vs adulthood, child as adult, family, sibling relationship, single parent, siblings relations, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.1
 112K
Evolution (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A comedy that follows the chaos that ensues when a meteor hits the Earth carrying alien life forms that give new meaning to the term "survival of the fittest." David Duchovny, Orlando Jones, Seann William Scott, and Julianne Moore are the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, stylized, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, desert, shampoo, fire truck, governor, napalm, heroic mission, nothing goes right, firefighter, dragon, screwball, anti heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: arizona, usa
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 6.8
 18K
Quick Change (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: crime gone awry, bank robbery, heist, hostage negotiator, friendship, crime, firefighter, map, taxi driver, comedy of errors, buddies, urban ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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 6.4
 26K
Always (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Pete Sandich is a reckless fire-fighting pilot who is killed in what was to have been his final mission. Ascending to Heaven, Pete is introduced to business-like angel who instructs the spectral Pete to pass on his aviation knowledge to his young ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: ghost, afterlife, airplane, pilot, guardian angel, romance, true love, firefighter, tragic hero, supernatural, firemen, rescue ...
Place: usa
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The Firemen's Ball (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia, Italy
Duration: 73 min.
Story: In Milos Forman's satire on Communism set in a small Czechoslovakian town in the 1960s, the local firemen decide to organize a ball, however the proceedings are dogged by difficulty at every step. They plan to organize a beauty pageant at the ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, biting, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: political satire, farce, small town, firefighter, axe, nothing goes right, disorder, new wave, goofy hero, small town life, society, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: czech republic, czechoslovakia
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Michael Madana Kamarajan (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: The film tells a story of quadruplets, Michael, Madhanagopal, Kameshwaran, and Raju, all played by Kamal Haasan. Kamal had distinguished each of those characters with his body language and language lingo. Michael has a husky voice, Madan has an ...
Style: serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: firefighter, twins, siblings relations, road not taken, family relations, switching roles, destiny, criminal heroes, crimes, disagreement, loan, lookalikes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
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 6.6
 53K
Road House (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The Double Deuce is the meanest, loudest and rowdiest bar south of the Mason-Dixon Line, and Dalton (Patrick Swayze) has been hired to clean it up. He might not look like much, but the Ph.D.-educated bouncer proves he's more than capable -- ...
Style: sexy, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, small town, revenge, nightclub, bouncer, brawl, rivalry, martial artist, murder, vengeance, drug dealing, bar fight ...
Time: 80s
Place: memphis, missouri, usa
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Transformers: Rescue Bots (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 20 min.
Story: A team of specialized Autobots not quite ready for prime-time battles against the Decepticons is given a vital mission by Optimus Prime. The goal for the Bots is to learn about mankind and how to help others to find out what it really means to be a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: robot, firefighter, androids and robots, escapades, heroes, small town, family, imaginary, benign alien, chase, rescue, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
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Johan Falk: The Outlaws (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Johan is a two-fisted Gothenburg cop who finds himself in a shoot-out with jewel robbers. After the smoke has cleared, one robber, shot by his accomplice, and an innocent bystander, are dead. Three witnesses, including Helen, identify thug ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: evacuation, firefighter, snitch, tough law enforcer, urban, bomb, crimes, crime, danger, law enforcement, newspaper, police protection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
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 6.7
 1K
Dirty War (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After years of meticulous planning, a terrorist operation is reaching its final stages. The authorities have received no intelligence; they are in a race against time but don't yet know it. As the operation unfolds, we see the working lives of ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: radiation, firefighter, government agency, hostages, secret agents, special agents, race against time, save the day, terrorism, political conspiracy, working undercover, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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 6.5
 1K
The Guys (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The story of a fire captain who lost eight men in the collapse of the World Trade Center and the editor who helps him prepare the eulogies he must deliver.
Style: sincere, serious, talky, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: firefighter, train ride, terrorism, danger, hopes, love and romance, couples, writer's life, journalism, human spirit, couple relations, stock footage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 5.4
 14K
The Guru (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Bored with Bollywood movies but fascinated with their Hollywood counterparts from his youth, Ram dreams to become a singer and actor in America, the country where dreams are made. He is encouraged when his American-based close friend, Vijay Rao, ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: guru, bollywood, wedding, erection, firefighter, fish out of water, romance, dancer's life, new love, indian lead, sex, rising to stardom ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, usa, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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The Corridors of Time: The Visitors II (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The sequel to The Visitors reunites us with those lovable ruffians from the French Medieval ages who - through magic - are transported into the present, with often drastic consequences. Godefroy de Montmirail travels to today to recover the missing ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Plot: time travel, knight, golf, firefighter, dentist, changing the past or future, curses spells and rituals, demon, french revolution, wedding, palaces castles and temples, wizards and magicians ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century, 1990s, 12th century
Place: europe, france
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