The Towering Inferno Movie Review 1974

Information and Film Reviews for The Towering Inferno the Movie

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Raging blaze engulfs the world's tallest skyscraper on the night of its glamorous dedication ceremonies. Allen had invented the disaster du jour genre two years earlier with "The Poseidon Adventure." Features a new but equally noteworthy cast.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 165 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Disaster Flicks, Fires, Elevators, L.A., Top Grossing Films of 1974, Terror in Tall Buildings, Architects & Architecture
Stirling Silliphant
Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, William Holden, Faye Dunaway, Fred Astaire, Jennifer Jones, Richard Chamberlain, Susan Blakely, O.J. Simpson, Robert Vaughn, Robert Wagner
Joseph Biroc, Fred W. Koenekamp
John Guillermin, Irwin Allen
John Williams
20th Century-Fox


Oscars 1974: Cinematog., Film Editing, Song ("We May Never Love Like This Again"); British Acad. 1975: Support. Actor (Astaire); Golden Globes 1975: Support. Actor (Astaire).

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