"The Towering Inferno" quotes

The Towering Inferno poster
At the opening party of a colossal—but poorly constructed—skyscraper, a massive fire breaks out, threatening to destroy the tower and everyone in it.

Director: John Guillermin
Writer: Richard Martin Stern (novel), Thomas N. Scortia (novel), Frank M. Robinson (novel), Stirling Silliphant (screenplay)
Production: 20th Century Fox
Year: 1974
MetaScore: 69/100
ImdbRating: 7.0
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 01 Jan 1975
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. Another 9 wins & 13 nominations.

42 Clips

That's all you'll drink tonight A whole case - The Towering Inferno 00:14
That's all you'll drink tonight A whole case
Will Giddings is dead - The Towering Inferno 00:22
Will Giddings is dead
Pretty ridiculous spectacle - The Towering Inferno 00:08
Pretty ridiculous spectacle
Nothing that any of us can do to bring back the dead - The Towering Inferno 00:12
Nothing that any of us can do to bring back the dead
Do you believe in destiny - The Towering Inferno 00:12
Do you believe in destiny
Pretty ridiculous spectacle right - The Towering Inferno 01:11
Pretty ridiculous spectacle right
There never were any firemen - The Towering Inferno 00:29
There never were any firemen
You should have sent a man up there - The Towering Inferno 00:40
You should have sent a man up there
How much time do we have - The Towering Inferno 00:25
How much time do we have
We'll send the kids out first - The Towering Inferno 00:21
We'll send the kids out first
And he's almost guaranteed to sign the Urban Renewal Contract - The Towering Inferno 00:31
And he's almost guaranteed to sign the Urban Renewal...
Give me the architect that designed you - The Towering Inferno 00:16
Give me the architect that designed you
Is it a good investment - The Towering Inferno 00:24
Is it a good investment
Have someone call me when the fire department arrives - The Towering Inferno 00:18
Have someone call me when the fire department arrives
Did you leave a cigarette burning - The Towering Inferno 00:13
Did you leave a cigarette burning
I'll be back with the whole fire department - The Towering Inferno 00:09
I'll be back with the whole fire department
I used to run the 100 in 10 flat - The Towering Inferno 00:18
I used to run the 100 in 10 flat
I'm up on 83 with Will - The Towering Inferno 00:40
I'm up on 83 with Will
Now what the hell are you going to do at night in the middle of nowhere - The Towering Inferno 00:37
Now what the hell are you going to do at night in the middle...
What building's on the corner of Montgomery and - The Towering Inferno 00:44
What building's on the corner of Montgomery and
Ring in a third alarm - The Towering Inferno 01:11
Ring in a third alarm
What happened Was the wallpaper hung wrong - The Towering Inferno 00:06
What happened Was the wallpaper hung wrong
Why do they make these goddamned things so heavy - The Towering Inferno 00:15
Why do they make these goddamned things so heavy
Did you change any of Doug's electrical specifications - The Towering Inferno 00:21
Did you change any of Doug's electrical specifications
How do I get back down - The Towering Inferno 00:15
How do I get back down
The women are gone - The Towering Inferno 00:33
The women are gone
I can't make it - The Towering Inferno 00:32
I can't make it
For God's sakes - The Towering Inferno 00:09
For God's sakes
That's 135 floors - The Towering Inferno 00:30
That's 135 floors
A fire on 81 can't reach up here not in this building - The Towering Inferno 00:20
A fire on 81 can't reach up here not in this building
For what it's worth - The Towering Inferno 00:30
For what it's worth
Just how bad is it - The Towering Inferno 00:19
Just how bad is it
Not in this building - The Towering Inferno 00:33
Not in this building
I thought we were building something that - The Towering Inferno 01:08
I thought we were building something that
It's all our fault - The Towering Inferno 00:23
It's all our fault
We were lucky tonight - The Towering Inferno 00:53
We were lucky tonight
It's out of control - The Towering Inferno 00:34
It's out of control
Maybe they just oughta leave it the way it is - The Towering Inferno 00:13
Maybe they just oughta leave it the way it is
I'm not a cheeseburger - The Towering Inferno 00:27
I'm not a cheeseburger
He didn't admit it - The Towering Inferno 00:56
He didn't admit it
Who am I speaking to - The Towering Inferno 01:12
Who am I speaking to
We're moving them out right now - The Towering Inferno 02:09
We're moving them out right now

Cast

Chief O'Halloran - Steve McQueen
Doug Roberts - Paul Newman
Jim Duncan - William Holden
Susan - Faye Dunaway
Harlee Claiborne - Fred Astaire
Lisolette - Jennifer Jones
Jernigan - O.J. Simpson
Senator Parker - Robert Vaughn
Dan Bigelow - Robert Wagner
Paula Ramsay (as Sheila Mathews) - Sheila Allen
Giddings - Norman Burton
Mayor Ramsay - Jack Collins
Kappy - Don Gordon
Scott - Felton Perry
Mark Powers - Ernie F. Orsatti
Deputy Chief #1 - Dabney Coleman
Lady in Buoy - Elizabeth Rogers
Deputy Chief #2 - Ross Elliott
Johnson (as Olan Soulé) - Olan Soule
Angela Allbright - Carlena Gower
Phillip Allbright - Mike Lookinland
Mrs. Allbright - Carol McEvoy
Young Fireman - Scott Newman
Tim - Paul Comi
Chief Officer - George Wallace
Technician - Patrick Culliton
Leasing Agent (as William H. Bassett) - William Bassett
Callahan - John Crawford
Announcer - Art Balinger
Pilot (as LCDR. Norman Hicks) - Norman Hicks
Co-Pilot (as LTJG. Thomas Karnahan) - Thomas Karnahan
Party Guest - Don Ames
Party Guest - David Armstrong
Fireman - Don Bledsoe
Party Guest - Robert Buckingham
Party Guest - Dusty Cadis
Party Guest - Robert Cole
Waitress - Paula Dell
Party Guest - Ken DuMain
Party Guest - Peter Paul Eastman
Praying Barman - Bill French
Party Guest - Michael Grayson
Minor Role - Raven Grey Eagle
Party Guest - Francine Henderson
Party Guest - Robert Hitchcock
Receptionist - Chris Holter
Party Guest - Kathryn Janssen
Party Guest - Dale Johnson
Fire Victim in Elevator - Mike Johnson
Engineer - Paul King
Bigelow's Assistant - Tom Lawrence
Party Guest - Bob Liddle
Fireman - Steven Marlo
Singer at Party - Maureen McGovern
Party Guest - John Hugh McKnight
Party Guest - Clyde McLeod
Security Guard - John Moio
Janet - Secretary - Jennifer Rhodes
Party Guest - Leoda Richards
Party Guest - Hank Robinson
Party Guest - Glynn Rubin
Party Guest - Nico Stevens
Party Guest - Robert Strong
Security Guard in Control Room - William Traylor
Cab Driver - John Vick
Party Guest - Dee Dee Young