Ladder 49

Genre: Drama; Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, John Travolta, Jacinda Barrett, Morris Chestnut, Balthazar Getty, Tim Guinee, Jay Hernandez, Robert Patrick; Director: Jay Russell; Author: Lewis Colick; Release Date Wide: 10/01/2004; Runtime (in minutes): 115; MPAA Rating: PG-13; Distributor: Touchstone Pictures

An upright, noble-minded World War II-type picture in search of an upright, noble-minded war. Joaquin Phoenix and John Travolta play firefighters made honorable by their averageness.

Originally posted October 15 2004 — 12:00 AM EDT

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