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.
- Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
- Studio: 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros. Pictures, Irwin Allen Productions
- Keyword: san francisco, california, fire, helicopter, skyscraper, fire engine, rescue, survival, disaster, explosion, tragic event, trapped, elevator, disaster movie, firefighter, world's tallest building, trapped in burning building
- Cast: Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, William Holden, Faye Dunaway, Fred Astaire, Susan Blakely