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  • Korean skyscraper-on-fire film The Tower is the best disaster movie in a very long time.

    The Tower (2012)

    Korean skyscraper-on-fire film The Tower is the best disaster movie in a very long time.

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  • It’s Die Hard meets The Towering Inferno, with Eric Roberts as the hero and Jürgen Prochnow as the bad guy! How could you possibly go wrong?

    Heaven’s Fire (1999)

    It’s Die Hard meets The Towering Inferno, with Eric Roberts as the hero and Jürgen Prochnow as the bad guy! How could you possibly go wrong?

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  • Directed by: Jerry Jameson Starring: John Forsythe, Joseph Campanella, Anjanette Comer, Lynn Carling, Laurie Heineman Terror on the 40th Floor is usually said to be a rip-off of The Towering […]

    Terror on the 40th Floor (1974)

    Directed by: Jerry Jameson Starring: John Forsythe, Joseph Campanella, Anjanette Comer, Lynn Carling, Laurie Heineman Terror on the 40th Floor is usually said to be a rip-off of The Towering […]

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  • So here it is, the film that is arguably the major classic of the disaster movie genre. Certainly, The Towering Inferno is the finest example of the 70's style of disaster cinema: big all-star cast, multiple storylines, a spectacular central event, and an all-around massive production (Inferno was at the time the biggest film produced on the 20th Century Fox lot by virtue of its 57 sets and four camera crews.)

    The Towering Inferno (1974)

    So here it is, the film that is arguably the major classic of the disaster movie genre. Certainly, The Towering Inferno is the finest example of the 70's style of disaster cinema: big all-star cast, multiple storylines, a spectacular central event, and an all-around massive production (Inferno was at the time the biggest film produced on the 20th Century Fox lot by virtue of its 57 sets and four camera crews.)

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