Backdraft 31 years old

Silently behind a door, it waits.


Firemen brothers Brian and Stephen McCaffrey battle each other over past slights while trying to stop an arsonist with a diabolical agenda from torching Chicago.


Backdraft Cast

Name Character
Robert De Niro He was 47, now 78 years old as Donald Rimgale
Jennifer Jason Leigh She was 29, now 60 years old as Jennifer Vaitkus
Donald Sutherland He was 55, now 86 years old as Ronald Bartel
Scott Glenn He was 50, now 81 years old as John 'Axe' Adcox
Jack McGee He was 42, now 73 years old as Schmidt
Clint Howard He was 32, now 63 years old as Ricco, Pathologist
Kurt Russell He was 40, now 71 years old as Stephen McCaffrey / Dennis McCaffrey
Rebecca De Mornay She was 31, now 62 years old as Helen McCaffrey
J.T. Walsh He was 47, 54 years old when he died as Alderman Marty Swayzak
Anthony Mockus Sr. as Chief John Fitzgerald
William Baldwin He was 28, now 59 years old as Brian McCaffrey
Jason Gedrick He was 26, now 57 years old as Tim Kirzminski
Ryan Goldstein He was 9, now 40 years old as Brian, Age 7
Mark Wheeler He was 21, now 52 years old as Pengelly
Kevin Casey He was 9, now 41 years old as Nightingale
Juan Ramírez as Ray Santos
Cedric Young as Grindle

Backdraft Crew

Name Department
Albert Brenner as Production Design. He was 65 (now 96) years old Art
Pen Densham as Producer. He was 43 (now 74) years old Production
Richard Barton Lewis as Producer. Production
John Watson as Producer. Production
Janet Hirshenson as Casting. Production
Laura Perlman as Music Editor. Sound
Daniel P. Hanley as Editor. He was 36 (now 67) years old Editing
Mike Hill as Editor. He was 39 (now 70) years old Editing
Richard Hymns as Supervising Sound Editor. He was 43 (now 74) years old Sound
Louis Rivera as Negative Cutter. Editing
Michael Silvers as Dialogue Editor. He was 8 (now 22) years old Sound
Dennie Thorpe as Foley Artist. Sound
Jodie Lynn Tillen as Costume Design. Costume & Make-Up
Dennis Leonard as Sound Engineer. He was 40 (now 71) years old Sound
Garrett Lewis as Set Decoration. He was 56 (77) years old when He died Art
Sandina Bailo-Lape as Foley Editor. Sound
Ilona Herman as Hairstylist. Costume & Make-Up
Denise Wingate as Assistant Costume Designer. Costume & Make-Up
Shirley Walker as Orchestrator. She was 46 (61) years old when She died Sound
Shirley Walker as Conductor. She was 46 (61) years old when She died Sound
Gregory Widen as Writer. He was 32 (now 63) years old Writing
Mikael Salomon as Director of Photography. He was 46 (now 77) years old Camera
Carol Winstead Wood as Art Direction. Art
Larry DeWaay as Co-Producer. Production
Larry DeWaay as Unit Production Manager. Production
Andrew Golov as Post Production Supervisor. Crew
Sioux Richards as Script Supervisor. She was 45 (now 76) years old Directing
Lance Anderson as Prosthetic Makeup Artist. He was 8 (now 22) years old Costume & Make-Up
Wayne Fitzgerald as Title Designer. He was 61 (89) years old when He died Art
Linda Rizzuto as Key Hair Stylist. Costume & Make-Up
Brian Grazer as Executive Producer. He was 39 (now 70) years old Production
Christopher Boyes as Foley Recordist. He was 8 (now 22) years old Sound
Hans Zimmer as Original Music Composer. He was 33 (now 64) years old Sound
Ron Howard as Director. He was 37 (now 68) years old Directing
W. Earl Brown as Dialect Coach. He was 27 (now 58) years old Crew
Suella Kennedy as Visual Effects Producer. Visual Effects
William Baldwin as Stunts. He was 28 (now 59) years old Crew
Phillip V. Caruso as Still Photographer. He was 35 (now 66) years old Camera
Jay Rifkin as Scoring Mixer. He was 8 (now 22) years old Sound
Jim Morris as Executive In Charge Of Production. He was 27 (now 58) years old Production
Peter Ramsey as Production Illustrator. He was 28 (now 59) years old Art
Gary Isbell as Set Dresser. Art
David Orr as Color Timer. He was 46 (now 77) years old Editing
Jacqueline King as Casting Associate. Production
Rob Fruchtman as ADR Editor. Sound
Gary Baugh as Set Designer. Art
Roger Tweten as First Assistant Editor. Editing
Backdraft poster
Backdraft (31 years)

Silently behind a door, it waits.

  • Release day: Friday, May 24, 1991
  • Runtime: 137 minutes
  • Budget: 75000000.00
  • Revenue: 152368585.00