Information for Parents Backdraft Parents Need To Know Read Less Message Though there's a lot of macho kidding, Brian learns the power of family and integrity. Violence Stephen starts a fight after drinking. Lots of dead bodies; people catch on fire and nearly die. Sex Two couples have sex, though not explicitly on-screen. Some shots show rear male nakedness. Language Fairly mild for the R rating. Consumerism Drinking, Drugs & Smoking Some drinking, and Donald constantly smokes while investigating fires.