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The Towering Inferno

Frisco fire chief (Steve McQueen) faces burning skyscraper with party trapped on top.

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The Towering Inferno


Action, Thriller165 Mins1974PG

Classic 1970s disaster movie about a fire that breaks out in a state-of-the-art San Francisco high-rise building during the opening ceremony attended by a host of A-list guests. An overworked fire chief and the building's architect must cooperate in the struggle to save lives and subdue panic while a corrupt, cost-cutting contractor tries to evade responsibility for the disaster.


  • Thrilling
  • Suspenseful