The Towering Inferno (UK BD) in November

Warner Home Video have announced the UK Blu-ray Disc release of The Towering Inferno on 16th November 2009. This special effects-laden thriller starring Paul Newman, Steve McQueen, Faye Dunaway and William Holden follows the rescue efforts of fire fighters as they battle to contain a raging fire that has engulfed the world's tallest skyscraper. As the flames reach ever higher, it's a race against time to save a group of people trapped on the top floor.

The UK Blu-ray Disc includes extra features not previously available on UK home video releases. There is no DVD release on the schedule.

Features include:

  • 1080P 2.35:1 Widescreen
  • English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio
  • English (Original Theatrical Audio) DD3.1
  • French, German, Italian and Spanish DD2.0
  • Subtitles (Film & Extras except commentary): English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Castilian, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish
  • Commentary by Film Historian F.X. Feeney
  • Inside the Tower: We Remember
  • Innovating the Tower: The SPFX of an Inferno
  • The Art of Towering
  • Irwin Allen: The Great Producer
  • Directing the Inferno
  • Putting out the Fire
  • Running on Fire
  • Still the World’s Tallest Building
  • The Heart of Disaster: Stirling Silliphant
  • Storyboard-to-Film Comparisons (x6)
  • NATO Presentation Reel
  • Original 1974 Featurette #1
  • Original 1974 Featurette #2
  • Irwin Allen 1977 Interview (9 parts)
  • Deleted & Extended Scenes (x33 including Alternate Opening)
  • Teaser & Theatrical Trailers

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