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Towering Inferno (1974)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $116,000,000Details
International Box Office $23,700,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $139,700,000
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 547 $116,000,000
All Time International Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,508 $23,700,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,118 $139,700,000

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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
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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

Leading Cast

   Doug Roberts
   Chief O'Hallorhan


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

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Production and Technical Credits

John Williams    Composer

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

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

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