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Towering Inferno (1974)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $116,000,000Details
International Box Office $23,700,000
Worldwide Box Office $139,700,000
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Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
71% - Fresh
72% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Worldwide Box Office 1,038 $139,700,000
All Time International Box Office 2,301 $23,700,000
All Time Domestic Box Office 517 $116,000,000

Movie Details

Production Budget:$14,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 17th, 1974 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Video Release: April 15th, 2003 by Fox Home Entertainment, released as The Towering Inferno
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 165 minutes
Comparisons: vs. Top Gun
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Keywords: Disaster, Visual Effects
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,977 $2,323,621 Dec 20, 1974 6


   Doug Roberts
Faye Dunaway    Susan Franklin
William Holden    James Duncan
Robert Wagner    Dan Bigelow
Fred Astaire    Harlee Claiborne
   Chief O'Hallorhan
Robert Vaughn    Sen. Gary Parker
O.J. Simpson    Jernigan
Dabney Coleman    Deputy Chief #1
Richard Chamberlain    Roger Simmons

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    John Williams

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1974/12/20 1 $2,323,621   295 $7,877   $2,323,621 6

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Weekly Box Office Performance