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462 Ratings

The Towering Inferno

Directed by John Guillermin
United States, 1974
Action, Thriller


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

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The Towering Inferno Directed by John Guillermin

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1975 | 3 wins including: Best Cinematography

1975 | 5 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1974 | Winner: Outstanding Special Effects

BAFTA Awards

1976 | 2 wins including: Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music

1976 | 2 nominations including: Best Art Direction

Golden Globes (USA)

1975 | 2 wins including: Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture

1975 | 3 nominations including: Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture

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