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MysteryThriller18+ (R)19881h 33m
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Backfire (1988)

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Mystery Thriller Rated: 18+ (R)19881h 33m

Mara McAndrew's marriage is falling apart. Her husband, Donnie, a Vietnam veteran, suffers troubling flashbacks about the war, leaving him unresponsive to her needs. Mara wants out, but she also wants Donnie's money. When Mara meets a mysterious stranger, Reed, at a local bar, she believes she has found the right person to help her out of her predicament. But Mara worries that Donnie's sister, Jill, is on to her.Backfire featuring Karen Allen and Keith Carradine is not currently available to stream, rent, or buy but you can add it to your want to see list for updates. It's a drama and mystery movie with a less than average IMDb audience rating of 5.4 (651 votes).

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#73,685 Ranked Movie

#2704 Ranked in Mystery Movies

#7073 Ranked in Thriller Movies

#30448 Ranked in Drama Movies

Backfire has a less than average IMDb audience rating of 5.4 (651 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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Mara McAndrew's marriage is falling apart. Her husband, Donnie, a Vietnam veteran, suffers troubling flashbacks about the war, leaving him unresponsive to her needs. Mara wants out, but she also wants Donnie's money. When Mara meets a mysterious stranger, Reed, at a local bar, she believes she has found the right person to help her out of her predicament. But Mara worries that Donnie's sister, Jill, is on to her.

Age rating: 18+ (R)
Runtime: 1h 33m

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Related Genres: MysteryThrillerDrama
Country of origin: CanadaAmerica
Original Release Date: Jun 21, 1988