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 semi serious films and TV shows about / with firefighter, danger, fire, catastrophe, chase, dialogue, mentor, storytelling, destiny and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as firefighter: Chicago Fire (2012), Ladder 49 (2004), Backdraft (1991), Fireproof (2008), Fire with Fire (2012), The Towering Inferno (1974), Evolution (2001), Frequency (2000), Love 911 (2012), Planes: Fire & Rescue (2014).

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: tense, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, paramedic, rescue, fire department, characters in danger, life risking, responsibility, danger, teamwork, firemen, workplace problem, rookie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, 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: touching, realistic, sincere, rough, tense ...
Plot: firefighter, trapped, friendship, rescue, practical joke, tragic hero, danger, redemption, parents and children, race against time, family relations, funeral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, baltimore, california
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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, rookie, danger, funeral, explosion, psychopath, office, fire, pyromaniac ...
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: firefighter, christian, self discovery, marriage, introspection, couple relations, dysfunctional marriage, religious conversion, advice, faith, fire, hospital ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
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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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, murder, witness protection, u.s. marshal, crime, vigilantism, witnessing a crime, danger, hidden identity, police detective, chases and races, justice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new orleans, argentina
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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, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: rescue, skyscraper, firefighter, survival, escape attempt, race against time, hysteria, trapped, elevator, fire, helicopter, explosion ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california
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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: exciting, humorous, not serious, stylized, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, heroic mission, nothing goes right, firefighter, space and aliens, disorder, save the world, danger, race against time, asteroids and comets, desert, dragon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: arizona, usa
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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, emotional, serious, tense, sentimental ...
Plot: time travel, rescue, radio, investigation, changing the past or future, murder, sent to the past, baseball, firefighter, serial killer, police detective, nurse ...
Time: future, 21st century, 1990s, 1960s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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 6.9
 2K
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, escapades, peril, opposites attract, workplace, power relations, fall in love, misdiagnosed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
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Planes: Fire & Rescue (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When world-famous air racer Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into the world of aerial firefighting. Dusty joins forces with veteran fire and rescue helicopter Blade Ranger and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, intense, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: rescue, airplane, adventure, friends, danger, friendship, firefighter, aviation, love, national park, fantasy world, underdog ...
Place: usa, new jersey, san francisco
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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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: snitch, evacuation, firefighter, law enforcement, urban, danger, tough law enforcer, crimes, crime, bomb, russian, assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: firefighter, teenager, single father, sitcom, siblings relations, family relations, school, friends, child as adult, adolescence vs adulthood, single parent, football ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 4.8
 2K
House Broken (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In order to enjoy his retirement, a father takes drastic measures to get his twentysomething, slacker sons to move out and fend for themselves.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: firefighter, lifestyle, coming of age, buddies, disorder, friendship, elderly, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, golden years, twentysomething life, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The January Man (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Nick and Frank Starkey were both policemen. A scandal forced Nick to leave the force, now a serial killer has driven the police to take him back. A web that includes Frank's wife, bribery, and corruption all are in the background as Nick tries ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, police, firefighter, police investigation, crime, mystery, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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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: offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Plot: firefighter, couples, supernatural ability, love affair, danger, arson, rivalry, love triangle, romance, siblings relations, love and romance, family relations ...
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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: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: russian roulette, psychopath, firefighter, crimes, suburban life, losing-it hero, family in crisis, danger, crime gone awry, hitman, femme fatale, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 4.8
 2K
Asteroid (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: With the discovery of an incoming asteroid, the government of America formulate a plan to destroy it. When the plan fails, all the world can do is wait. The main impact zone is revealed to be Dallas, Texas. Generally, the plot follows the lives and ...
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: astronomer, firefighter, race against time, laser, asteroid, adventure, heroes, family relations, space and aliens, chases and races, escapades, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, kansas, dallas texas
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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, exciting, rough, sentimental, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, dangerous, oil, danger, race against time, chases and races, escapades, family relations, daring rescue, adventure, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas, venezuela, malaysia, houston texas
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 5.9
 3K
Turk 182! (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After New York City firefighter Terry Lynch is unable to receive any compensation for an injury incurred during the off-duty rescue of a young girl, he grows suicidal. Furious, his brother Jimmy attempts to have Mayor Tyler intervene, but the ...
Style: serious, sincere, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, firefighter, graffiti, subway, mayor, bridge, vengeance, fighting the system, heroes, lone wolves, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, 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, dentist, firefighter, golf, knight, adventure, disorder, danger, palaces castles and temples, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century, 1990s, 12th century
Place: europe, france
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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: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: guru, bollywood, firefighter, erection, wedding, romance, gender, misfit, fish out of water, rising to stardom, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, new york, usa, asia, manhattan new york city ...
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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: realistic, sincere, serious, emotional, touching ...
Plot: train ride, firefighter, couples, human spirit, danger, terrorism, journalism, writer's life, couple relations, love and romance, hopes, chance meeting ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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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: realistic, rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, radiation, heroes, nuclear threat, undercover, save the day, state affairs, deadly, government agency, nuclear holocaust, race against time, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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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: exciting, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: firefighter, robot, imaginary, androids and robots, escapades, family, car chase, chase, rescue, benign alien, super vehicle, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
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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, exciting, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, martial arts, vandalism, rivalry, arson, murder, self defense, firefighter, bar fight, drug dealing, embezzlement, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
Place: missouri, usa, memphis
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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: realistic, humorous, serious
Plot: firefighter, siblings relations, crimes, family relations, criminal heroes, twins, switching roles, lookalikes, road not taken, separated, disagreement, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
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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, witty, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: axe, firefighter, political satire, farce, small town, disorder, chief, small town life, goofy hero, nothing goes right, retiring, small time ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: czech republic, czechoslovakia
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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: sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: afterlife, airplane, ghost, true love, firefighter, guardian angel, pilot, romance, supernatural, hopes, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Place: 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, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, bank robbery, taxi driver, firefighter, map, friendship, hostage negotiator, crime, partners, dishonesty, comedy of errors ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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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, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: plague, virus, quarantine, tv reporter, gory, chaos, isolation, uncover truth, danger, deadly, confined, firefighter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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