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The Towering Inferno

Special Edition

DVD

4.7 out of 5 stars 482 customer reviews

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A dedication ceremony at the world's tallest skyscraper turns into a high-rise catastrophe when a defective wire in its systems-control panel causes an electrical flare-up. Within minutes the gala event turns into a hellish inferno, as a raging fire traps


Special features

  • Disc 1:
  • Commentary by film historian F.X. Feeney
  • Scene-specific commentary by Special Effects Director Mike Venzina and Stunt Coordinator Branko Racki
  • Disc 2:
  • 9 All-New Featurettes: "Inside the Tower: We Remember," "Innovating Tower: The SPFX of An Inferno," "The Art of Towering," "Irwin Allen: The Great Producer," "Directing the Inferno," "Putting Out Fire," "Running On Fire," "Still The Worlds Tallest Building," "The Heart of Disaster: Stirling Silliphant"
  • "AMC Backstory: The Towering Inferno" featurette
  • Over 30 Extended & Deleted Scenes
  • Storyboard-to-Film comparisons
  • NATO presentation reel
  • 3 interactive articles from "American Cinematographer"
  • Original archival "Making of" featurettes
  • 1977 Irwin Allen interview
  • Still galleries: Shot Compositions, Publicity, Behind-the-Scenes, Conceptual Sketches, Costumes
  • Original teaser and trailer

Product details

  • Actors: Paul Newman, Steve McQueen, William Holden, Faye Dunaway, Fred Astaire
  • Directors: John Guillermin
  • Writers: Frank M. Robinson, Richard Martin Stern, Stirling Silliphant, Thomas N. Scortia
  • Producers: Irwin Allen, Sidney Marshall
  • Format: Color, NTSC, Special Edition, Widescreen
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 2.1), English (Dolby Digital 4.0), French (Dolby Digital 5.1), Spanish (Dolby Digital 1.0)
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated:
    PG
    Parental Guidance Suggested
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox
  • DVD Release Date: May 9, 2006
  • Run Time: 165 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 482 customer reviews
  • ASIN: B000EHSVOG
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #39,482 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
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