The Towering Inferno

The Towering Inferno (1974)

The world’s tallest building is on fire. You are there on the 135th floor . . . no way down . . . no way out.

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At the opening party of a colossal—but poorly constructed—office building, a massive fire breaks out, threatening to destroy the tower and everyone in it.

The Towering Inferno Trailer

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  • Steve McQueen

    as Chief O'Hallorhan
  • Paul Newman

    as Doug Roberts
  • William Holden

    as Jim Duncan
  • Faye Dunaway

    as Susan
  • Fred Astaire

    as Harlee Claiborne
  • Susan Blakely

    as Patty
  • Richard Chamberlain

    as Simmons
  • Jennifer Jones

    as Lisolette
  • O.J. Simpson

    as Jernigan
  • Robert Vaughn

    as Senator Parker
  • Robert Wagner

    as Bigelow
  • Susan Flannery

    as Lorrie
  • Sheila Allen

    as Paula Ramsay
  • Norman Burton

    as Giddings
  • Jack Collins

    as Mayor Ramsay
  • Don Gordon

    as Kappy
  • Felton Perry

    as Scott
  • Gregory Sierra

    as Carlos
  • Ernie F. Orsatti

    as Mark Powers
  • Dabney Coleman

    as Deputy Chief #1
  • Elizabeth Rogers

    as Lady in Buoy
  • Ann Leicester

    as Guest
  • Norman Grabowski

    as Flaker
  • Ross Elliott

    as Deputy Chief #2
  • Olan Soule

    as Johnson
  • Carlena Gower

    as Angela Allbright
  • Mike Lookinland

    as Phillip Allbright
  • Carol McEvoy

    as Mrs. Allbright
  • Scott Newman

    as Young Fireman
  • Paul Comi

    as Tim
  • George Wallace

    as Chief Officer
  • Patrick Culliton

    as Technician
  • William Bassett

    as Leading Agent
  • John Crawford

    as Callahan
  • Erik L. Nelson

    as Wes
  • Art Balinger

    as Announcer
  • Norman Hicks

    as Pilot
  • Thomas Karnahan

    as Co-Pilot
  • Leoda Richards

    as Party Guest
Sound John Williams Original Music Composer
Production Richard Shepherd Production Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Jean Burt Reilly Hairstylist
Directing John Guillermin Director
Writing Stirling Silliphant Screenplay
Production Irwin Allen Producer
Production Sidney Marshall Associate Producer
Editing Harold F. Kress Editor
Production Jack Baur Casting
Art William J. Creber Production Design
Art Raphael Bretton Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Paul Zastupnevich Costume Design
Production Norman A. Cook Unit Production Manager
Art Ward Preston Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Emile LaVigne Makeup Artist
Sound Theodore Soderberg Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Camera Fred J. Koenekamp Director of Photography
Editing Carl Kress Editor
Production Jere Henshaw Production Supervisor
Writing Richard Martin Stern Novel
Writing Thomas N. Scortia Novel
Writing Frank M. Robinson Novel
Directing Bob Bender Second Assistant Director
Directing Newt Arnold Assistant Director
Camera John Murray Key Grip
Crew Paul Stader Stunt Coordinator
Camera Thomas Laughridge Camera Operator
Lighting Gene Stout Gaffer
Costume & Make-Up Susan Germaine Hairstylist
Camera Kathy Fields Still Photographer
Sound Herbert W. Spencer Orchestrator
Art Nikita Knatz Production Illustrator
Art Steven P. Sardanis Assistant Art Director
Directing Philip Ball Second Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Naomi Cavin Hairstylist
Directing Marie Kenney Script Supervisor
Art Robert McLaughlin Property Master
Costume & Make-Up Monte Westmore Makeup Artist
Sound Leonard A. Engel Supervising Music Editor
Sound Don Hall Supervising Sound Editor
Art Joseph Musso Production Illustrator
Art Tom Cranham Production Illustrator
Directing Wes McAfee Assistant Director
Production Art Volpert Production Coordinator
Art Dan Goozee Production Illustrator
Crew George Leslie Production Controller
Crew Don Morgan Unit Publicist
Sound Ted Keep Scoring Mixer
Camera Orlando Suero Still Photographer
Editing Jack Hooper Negative Cutter
Directing Donald White Second Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Hugh McFarland Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Kathleen McCandless Costumer
Visual Effects Gerald Endler Mechanical Designer