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  • The Towering Inferno (1974)
  • PG
    165 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
The Towering Inferno (1974)
PG
165 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

At the opening party of a colossal, but poorly constructed, office building, a massive fire breaks out that threatens to destroy the tower and everyone in it.
Writers
Richard Martin Stern (novel "The Tower") | Thomas N. Scortia (novel "The Glass Inferno") | Frank M. Robinson (novel "The Glass Inferno") | Stirling Silliphant (screenplay)
Producer
Cinematographer
Fred J. Koenekamp (as Fred Koenekamp)
Casting Director
Production Designer
William J. Creber (as William Creber)
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Release date
Dec 16, 1974 (United States)

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104 cast members
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Steve McQueen
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Paul Newman
Doug Roberts Doug Roberts   See fewer
William Holden
Jim Duncan Jim Duncan   See fewer
Fred Astaire
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Jennifer Jones
Lisolette Lisolette   See fewer
O.J. Simpson
Jernigan Jernigan   See fewer
Robert Vaughn
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Robert Wagner
Dan Bigelow Dan Bigelow   See fewer
Sheila Allen
Paula Ramsay (as Sheila Mathews) Paula Ramsay (as Sheila Mathews)   See fewer
Norman Burton
Giddings (as Normann Burton) Giddings (as Normann Burton)   See fewer
Jack Collins
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Don Gordon
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Ernie F. Orsatti
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Dabney Coleman
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Elizabeth Rogers
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Ross Elliott
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Olan Soule
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Carlena Gower
Angela Allbright Angela Allbright   See fewer
Mike Lookinland
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Carol McEvoy
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Scott Newman
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George D. Wallace
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Patrick Culliton
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William Bassett
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John Crawford
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Erik L. Nelson
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Art Balinger
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Norman Hicks
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Thomas Karnahan
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Beau Anderson
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Shirley Anthony
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David Armstrong
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Larry Arnold
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Malcolm Atterbury
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Buzz Barbee
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Al Beaudine
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Don Bledsoe
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John Blower
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Robert Buckingham
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Dusty Cadis
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Larry Carr
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Marcello Clay
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Ken Clayton
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Robert Cole
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Joe DeAngelo
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Paula Dell
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James Dukas
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Ken DuMain
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Brent Dunsford
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Peter Paul Eastman
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Patty Elder
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Gwen Farrell
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Ruth Foster
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Michael J. Grayson
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Raven Grey Eagle
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Ralph Grosh
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Valerie Hall
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Orwin C. Harvey
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Francine Henderson
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Harry Hickox
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Robert Hitchcock
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Chris Holter
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Kathryn Janssen
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Dale Johnson
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Mike Johnson
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Paul King
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Jack Krupnick
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Tom Lawrence
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Ethelreda Leopold
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Bob Liddle
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John Marlin
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Steven Marlo
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John Hugh McKnight
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Clyde McLeod
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John Moio
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Tony Piazza
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Leoda Richards
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Glynn Rubin
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Nico Stevens
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Robert Strong
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Carlos Tappin
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Don Terwilliger
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Elizabeth Thompson
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Victor Toyota
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William Traylor
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John Vick
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Tim Wallace
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Gary Wright
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Dee Dee Young
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