Ladder 49 The Guardian

25/12/2006
  |  Buy to Own: 25/12/2006
  |  250 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Action film double bill. 'Ladder 49' (2004) is a story of how extraordinary heroes emerge out of ordinary lives. While trying to rescue a trapped civilian, firefighter Jack Morrison (Joaquin Phoenix) finds himself trapped and surrounded by flames. Outside Fire Chief Mike Kennedy (John Travolta) battles to get his friend out alive. As Jack awaits rescue, he reflects, moment by moment, year by year, on how he got himself into this predicament. 'The Guardian' (2006) is an action adventure starring Ashton Kutcher as Jake Fischer, a troubled young man who - in an effort to find his place in life - enlists in the Coast Guard. He is taken in by renowned rescue swimmer Ben Randall (Kevin Costner) who has been hardened by the loss of his team from an accident years back. Unfortunately for the pair, the past is about to re-incarnate itself.