History Film / Ladder49

29th Apr '16 7:13:38 PM bassmedic87
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* MeaningfulFuneral: Dennis'[[spoiler:, and later Jack's]]. In the film commentary it is noted that hundreds of actual firefighters came from all over the country to participate in these sequences.

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* MeaningfulFuneral: Dennis'[[spoiler:, and later Jack's]]. In the film commentary it is noted that hundreds of actual firefighters came from all over the country to participate in these sequences. This is also TruthInTelevision; a real firefighter's funeral procession consists of representatives from fire departments across the country.
27th Nov '15 1:44:57 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[spoiler:DeathByFlashback: The entire film.]]
* [[spoiler:DownerEnding: Jack is unsuccessful escaping, as the only possible exit out of the burning grain elevator turns out to be completely engulfed in flames. Jack radios this to Mike and insists he calls off the other firefighters, who evacuate. Jack dies inside the building.]]

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* [[spoiler:DeathByFlashback: The %%* DeathByFlashback: [[spoiler:The entire film.]]
* [[spoiler:DownerEnding: Jack DownerEnding: [[spoiler:Jack is unsuccessful escaping, as the only possible exit out of the burning grain elevator turns out to be completely engulfed in flames. Jack radios this to Mike and insists he calls off the other firefighters, who evacuate. Jack dies inside the building.]]



* [[spoiler:EndingMemorialService: Mike delivers Jack's eulogy.]]

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* [[spoiler:EndingMemorialService: Mike EndingMemorialService: [[spoiler:Mike delivers Jack's eulogy.]]



* [[spoiler:TheHeroDies: Jack himself at the end.]]

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* [[spoiler:TheHeroDies: Jack %%* TheHeroDies: [[spoiler:Jack himself at the end.]]
6th Nov '15 8:04:40 PM nombretomado
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2004 film that follows the life and heroics of firefighter Jack Morrison (Creator/JoaquinPhoenix) from his first day on the job to his last fire, the focal point of the film. It also stars Creator/JohnTravolta as Deputy Chief Mike Kennedy, his boss with whom he develops a very close friendship, and [[TheRealWorld Jacinda Barrett]] as Linda, Jack's eventual wife.

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2004 film that follows the life and heroics of firefighter Jack Morrison (Creator/JoaquinPhoenix) from his first day on the job to his last fire, the focal point of the film. It also stars Creator/JohnTravolta as Deputy Chief Mike Kennedy, his boss with whom he develops a very close friendship, and [[TheRealWorld [[Series/TheRealWorld Jacinda Barrett]] as Linda, Jack's eventual wife.
16th Feb '15 9:08:15 PM KamenRiderOokalf
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* ShownTheirWork: Generally a far more accurate portrayal of the life of a firefighter then the similar movie Film/{{Backdraft}}, including [[spoiler:the seemingly pointless deaths and maimings in the line of duty]], and showing a wider variety of the calls that a firefighter must respond to.

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* ShownTheirWork: Generally a far more accurate portrayal of the life of a firefighter then the similar movie Film/{{Backdraft}}, ''Film/{{Backdraft}}'', including [[spoiler:the seemingly pointless deaths and maimings in the line of duty]], and showing a wider variety of the calls that a firefighter must respond to.
14th Dec '14 4:45:34 PM TVRulezAgain
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* ShownTheirWork: Generally a far more accurate portrayal of the life of a firefighter then the similar movie {{Backdraft}}, including [[spoiler:the seemingly pointless deaths and maimings in the line of duty]], and showing a wider variety of the calls that a firefighter must respond to.

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* ShownTheirWork: Generally a far more accurate portrayal of the life of a firefighter then the similar movie {{Backdraft}}, Film/{{Backdraft}}, including [[spoiler:the seemingly pointless deaths and maimings in the line of duty]], and showing a wider variety of the calls that a firefighter must respond to.
11th Sep '13 11:23:45 PM Morgenthaler
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2004 film that follows the life and heroics of firefighter Jack Morrison (JoaquinPhoenix) from his first day on the job to his last fire, the focal point of the film. It also stars JohnTravolta as Deputy Chief Mike Kennedy, his boss with whom he develops a very close friendship, and [[TheRealWorld Jacinda Barrett]] as Linda, Jack's eventual wife.

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2004 film that follows the life and heroics of firefighter Jack Morrison (JoaquinPhoenix) (Creator/JoaquinPhoenix) from his first day on the job to his last fire, the focal point of the film. It also stars JohnTravolta Creator/JohnTravolta as Deputy Chief Mike Kennedy, his boss with whom he develops a very close friendship, and [[TheRealWorld Jacinda Barrett]] as Linda, Jack's eventual wife.


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6th Jun '13 3:28:32 PM IncoG5nito
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* [[spoiler:DownerEnding: Jack is unsuccessful escaping, as the only possible exit out of the burning grain elevator turns out to be completely engulfed in flames. Jack radios this to Mike and insists he calls off the other firefighters, wgo evacuate. Jack dies inside the building.]]

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* [[spoiler:DownerEnding: Jack is unsuccessful escaping, as the only possible exit out of the burning grain elevator turns out to be completely engulfed in flames. Jack radios this to Mike and insists he calls off the other firefighters, wgo who evacuate. Jack dies inside the building.]]



* MeaningfulFuneral: Dennis', and later [[spoiler:Jack's]]. In the film commentary it is noted that hundreds of actual firefighters came from all over the country to participate in these sequences.

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* MeaningfulFuneral: Dennis', Dennis'[[spoiler:, and later [[spoiler:Jack's]].Jack's]]. In the film commentary it is noted that hundreds of actual firefighters came from all over the country to participate in these sequences.
17th Apr '13 2:27:17 PM ArchTeryx
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* ShownTheirWork: Generally a far more accurate portrayal of the life of a firefighter then the similar movie {{Backdraft}}, including [[spoiler:the seemingly pointless deaths in the line of duty.]], and showing a wider variety of the calls that a firefighter must respond to.

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* ShownTheirWork: Generally a far more accurate portrayal of the life of a firefighter then the similar movie {{Backdraft}}, including [[spoiler:the seemingly pointless deaths and maimings in the line of duty.]], duty]], and showing a wider variety of the calls that a firefighter must respond to.
17th Apr '13 2:26:15 PM ArchTeryx
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* PracticalJoke: Someone (probably Lenny, see below) stuffs a ''live goose'' inside Jack's locker. HilarityEnsues the moment he opens the door.
** Tommy Drake, with Jack present, giving Lenny some of his own medicine by shoving a flaming newspaper into his bathroom stall. More HilarityEnsues when he tries to put the fire out with his pants down, yelling imprecations all the while.

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* PracticalJoke: Someone (probably Lenny, see below) stuffs a ''live goose'' inside Jack's locker. HilarityEnsues the moment He gets quite a surprise when he opens the door.
it (and one hell of a mess to clean up later).
** Tommy Drake, with Jack present, giving Lenny some of his own medicine by shoving a flaming newspaper into his bathroom stall. More HilarityEnsues when he tries to put the fire out with his pants down, yelling imprecations all down.
* ShownTheirWork: Generally a far more accurate portrayal of
the while.life of a firefighter then the similar movie {{Backdraft}}, including [[spoiler:the seemingly pointless deaths in the line of duty.]], and showing a wider variety of the calls that a firefighter must respond to.
12th Apr '13 8:14:52 PM ArchTeryx
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* ActionPrologue: Jack inside the grain elevator looking for and saving survivors, and the elevator's collapse.

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* ActionPrologue: Jack inside the grain elevator looking for and saving survivors, and the elevator's collapse.subsequent internal collapse, injuring Jack and trapping him in the building.
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