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The Towering Inferno Reviews

Pauline Kael
New Yorker
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The movie doesn't stick together in one's head; this thing is like some junky fairground show -- a chamber of horrors with skeletons that jump up.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

January 15, 2013
Don Druker
Chicago Reader
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Irwin Allen, the Busby Berkeley of natural disasters and other people's troubles, teams up with John Guillermin, a competent if undistinguished action director.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

February 3, 2012
Variety Staff
Variety
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The Towering Inferno is one of the greatest disaster pictures made, a personal and professional triumph for producer Irwin Allen.

Full Review Source: Variety

September 22, 2008
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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A starry cast share out roles that are less like characters than places in a lifeboat.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Vincent Canby
New York Times
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You may not come out of the theater with any important ideas about American architecture or enterprise, but you will have had a vivid, completely safe nightmare.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

May 9, 2005
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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The Towering Inferno is a brawny blockbuster of a movie, by far the best of the mid-1970s wave of disaster films.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

October 23, 2004
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