Blu-ray ; high definition widescreen edition.
1 videodisc (approximately 115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
Special features: Audio commentary; the making-of 'Ladder 49'; deleted scenes; Robbie Robertson music video.
Director of photography, James L. Carter ; editors, Bud Smith, Scott Smith ; music, William Ross ; costume designer, Reneé Ehrlich Kalfus ; production designer, Tony Burrough ; visual effects supervisor, Peter Donen.
Joaquin Phoenix, John Travolta, Morris Chestnut, Robert Patrick, Balthazar Getty, Jay Hernandez, Jacinda Barrett.
Probationary firefighter Jack Morrison matures into a seasoned veteran of the Baltimore Fire Department under the watchful eye of his mentor Chief Mike Kennedy. Responding to the worst blaze in his career, he becomes trapped inside a 20-story building. As Jack reflects on his life - seeing his first fire, bonding with fellow firefighters, the impact his job has had on his wife and kids - Chief Kennedy frantically coordinates the effort to save Jack's life.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense fire and rescue situations, and for language.
HD DVD (1080p); widescreen presentation (1.85:1), mastered in high definition, Blu-ray Disc; Dolby Digital. Special features in high definition (1080p), Dolby Digital.
Requires a Blu-ray player.
Closed captioned; audio in English 5.1 Uncompressed, English, French, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital; with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.