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, suspenseful, exciting, captivating and tense films and TV shows about / with firefighter, fire, danger, fire department, rescue, firemen, catastrophe, firefighting, mentor and natural disaster plots mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as firefighter: Chicago Fire (2012), Backdraft (1991), 9-1-1 (2018), Fireproof (2008), Station 19 (2018), Planes: Fire & Rescue (2014), Ladder 49 (2004), Only the Brave (2017), The Tower (2012), Firehouse Dog (2007).

List of firefighter movies

 8.0
 43K
Chicago Fire (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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: exciting, tense, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, fire brigade, paramedic, fire department, rescue, firemen, teamwork, responsibility, life risking, friendship, crime investigation, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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 6.7
 75K
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, tense, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, investigation, arson, corruption, danger, family relations, rescue, rookie, pyromaniac, crimes, psychopath, funeral ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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 7.8
 25K
9-1-1 (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Explore the high-pressure experiences of police officers, paramedics and firefighters who are thrust into the most frightening, shocking and heart-stopping situations. These emergency responders must try to balance saving those who are at their most ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: 911, ambulance, firefighter, misadventure, firemen, fire brigade, chore, daring rescue, medicine, emergency, workplace situations, freak accident ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 6.5
 22K
Fireproof (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, 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, christian film, inspirational, emotional, serious ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: marriage, christian, self discovery, husband wife relationship, firefighter, couple relations, marital problem, love and romance, faith, couples, family relations, religious conversion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
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 6.7
 10K
Station 19 (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A group of heroic firefighters at Seattle Fire Station 19—from captain to newest recruit—risk their lives and hearts both in the line of duty and off the clock. These brave men and women are like family, literally and figuratively, and together ...
Style: captivating, suspense, inspirational, compassionate, sincere ...
Plot: fire department, firemen, firefighter, team, partners, danger, fire brigade, saving a life, firefighting, father daughter relationship, woman in uniform, career ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, seattle washington
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Planes: Fire & Rescue (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: firefighter, rescue, computer animation, airplane, disney, adventure, friends, escapades, danger, friendship, aviation, love ...
Place: usa, new jersey, san francisco
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 6.5
 57K
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, serious, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: firefighter, rescue, heroes, trapped, friendship, family relations, death of protagonist, danger, tragic hero, redemption, race against time, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, usa, california
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 7.6
 63K
Only the Brave (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: based on true events, exciting, tense, suspense, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, forest fire, heroism, bravery, firefighter, tragedy, firemen, danger, fire, rescue, friends, partners ...
Time: 21st century, year 2007, 2010s, 2000s, year 2013
Place: usa, arizona
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 6.6
 6K
The Tower (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 121 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve at Tower Sky, an ultra-luxurious building complex, a White Christmas party is held to dazzle its equally high-end tenants and VIP guests. Dae-ho, the manager of the building and single father, is forced to cancel plans with his ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, fire, firemen, skyscraper, rescue, danger, survival, helicopter, explosion, panic, catastrophe, self sacrifice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seoul, asia, korea, south korea
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Firehouse Dog (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Rexxx, Hollywood's top canine star, gets lost and is adopted into a shabby firehouse. He teams up with a young kid to get the station back on its feet.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: fire department, dog, firefighter, human animal relationship, pets, adventure, young heroes, friendship, family life, parents and children, youth, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
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Playing with Fire (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A crew of rugged firefighters meet their match when attempting to rescue three rambunctious kids.
Style: funny, sweet, humorous, ironic, captivating ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, family outing
Plot: firefighter, adult child friendship, fire department, siblings, firemen, children, brother sister relationship, entertainment, friendship, game, fire, custody ...
Time: contemporary
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World Trade Center (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: On September, 11th 2001, after the terrorist attack to the World Trade Center, the building collapses over the rescue team from the Port Authority Police Department. Will Jimeno and his sergeant John McLoughlin are found alive trapped under the ...
Style: emotional, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, firefighter, twin towers, heroes, survival, terrorist, rescue, world trade center manhattan new york city, marine, war on terror, race against time, heroic mission ...
Time: september 11 2001, 21st century, year 2001, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, pentagon
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The Accidental Husband (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When radio love guru Dr Emma Lloyd convinces Patrick Sullivan's fiancée to dump him the week before their wedding. He sets about teaching her a lesson for interfering in other peoples lives that she knows nothing about. Things take a turn when ...
Style: light, feel good, romantic, sweet, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: wedding preparations and rituals, firefighter, romance, couple relations, radio show, love triangle, love and romance, talk show host, fiance fiancee relationship, annulment, talk radio, mistaken identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, london, new jersey ...
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The Nine Lives of Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: With Christmas approaching, a handsome fireman afraid of commitment adopts a stray cat and meets a beautiful veterinary student who challenges his decision to remain a confirmed bachelor.
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: firefighter, fall in love, christmas, christmas movie, cat, love and romance, looking for love, singleness, pets, animal lover, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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9-1-1: Lone Star (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Nearly 20 years ago, Owen Strand was the lone survivor of his Manhattan firehouse on 9/11. In the wake of the attack, Owen had the unenviable task of rebuilding his station. After a similar tragedy happens to a firehouse in Austin, Owen, along with ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: firefighter, society, redemption, disorder, family relations, friendship, father son relationship, adaptation, family, rivalry, escapades, mentor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, austin texas
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I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Firefighters Chuck Ford and Larry Valentine are guy's guys, loyal to the core – which is why, when widower Larry asks Chuck to pose as his gay lover so that he can get domestic partner benefits for his kids, his buddy agrees. However, things ...
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, funny, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: comedy of errors, gay slur, firefighter, friendship, dishonesty, disorder, hidden identity, buddies, cons and scams, fall in love, impossible love, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, canada, brooklyn new york city
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 7.1
 931
The Smoke (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: An experienced fire fighter is badly injured and spends almost a year recovering at home. Now he returns to work, but is he as emotionally and physically sound as he thinks he is?
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: firefighter, rescue, workplace, workplace situations, danger, injury, fire department, partners, bravery, evacuation, natural disaster, lifesaver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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Second Chances (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jenny McLean is a single mom working at a 911-call center struggling to make ends meet and raise her two kids, Elsie and Luke. Although still reeling from her divorce, Jenny can’t help but flirt when she gets emergency calls from Jeff, a local ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, feel good
Plot: firefighter, single mother, therapy, chore, needing money, male female relationship, boy, love and romance, generosity, human nature, parents and children, good deed ...
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 5.6
 26K
Fire with Fire (2012)
Genre: Action, 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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, firemen, witness protection, vigilantism, murder, danger, police detective, u.s. marshal, rescue, vengeance, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new orleans, phoenix arizona ...
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Point of Origin (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fact-based drama about an arson investigator searching for the perpetrator of a string of deadly fires in 1980s California.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, arson, arsonist, deadly, crimes, investigation, law enforcement, escapades, race against time, tragic hero, danger, rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
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 4.9
 2K
Backdraft 2 (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Belgium
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Years after the original Backdraft, Sean, son of the late Steve "Bull" McCaffrey, is assigned to investigate a deadly fire only to realize it is something much more sinister.
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, arson, crimes, escapades, police investigation, danger, terrorism, chase, arms dealer, society, police, halloween costume ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
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Ride Your Wave (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hinako is a surf-loving college student who has just moved to a small seaside town. When a sudden fire breaks out at her apartment building, she is rescued by Minato, a handsome firefighter, and the two soon fall in love. Just as they become ...
Style: touching, sweet, feel good, romantic, captivating ...
Plot: tragedy, surfing, love, slice of life, firefighter, beach, romance, fire, friendship, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, loss ...
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 3.3
 607
Firestorm (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Hoping to make a killing on the insurance money, oil refinery owner Wendell Mays decides to burn the place to the ground. His greed endangers the lives of the entire town as the fireball creates a spreading inferno threatens to engulf the entire ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, hospital, firefighting, police investigation, danger, law enforcement, race against time, crimes, chaos, evacuation, fire, hotel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: disaster movie, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: catastrophe, skyscraper, survival, rescue, firefighter, race against time, explosion, natural disaster, negligence, fire, danger, escape attempt ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california
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 6.2
 724
Just One Time (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When the fiancee of a fireman reluctantly agrees to participate in a menage a trois with another woman, she does so on the condition that he reciprocate the favor with another man, which ultimately puts their impending marriage in jeopardy.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, clever, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: firefighter, wedding, coming out, lesbian, gay interest, threesome, couples, friends, young lovers, best friends, gays and lesbians, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
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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: sentimental, rough, exciting, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, oil, family relations, heroes, dangerous, adventure, race against time, daring rescue, love interest, heroic mission, danger, terrorism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, texas, malaysia, houston texas, venezuela ...
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 5.7
 814
Out of Inferno (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: On the hottest day in 50 years, a serious fire incident happened to a busy commercial tower, a gaggle of fire fighters with an indestructible enthusiasm are going to save lives.
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: firefighter, crimes, escapades, danger, society, skyscraper, saving a life, team, partners, catastrophe, office, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.4
 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, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: firefighter, terrorism, journalism, hopes, couples, human spirit, couple relations, love and romance, danger, writer's life, post september 11 2001, train travel ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 6.6
 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, suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: radical, firefighter, terrorism, secret agents, save the day, special agents, undercover, crimes, government agency, race against time, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
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 8.3
 25K
Rescue Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: heroic, semi serious, realistic, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: rescue, divorce, alcohol abuse, fire department, danger, heroes, firefighter, life is a bitch, teamwork, loss, team, desperation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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