Academy Awards, USA (1976)

Oscar [Winner]

Best Sound

Robert L. Hoyt
Roger Heman Jr.
Earl Madery
John R. Carter

Oscar [Winner]

Best Film Editing

Verna Fields

Oscar [Winner]

Best Music, Original Dramatic Score

John Williams

Oscar [Nominee]

Best Picture

Richard D. Zanuck
David Brown

BAFTA Awards (1976)

Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music [Winner]


John Williams
For The Towering Inferno

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

Richard Dreyfuss

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Direction

Steven Spielberg

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Film

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Film Editing

Verna Fields

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Screenplay

Peter Benchley
Carl Gottlieb

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Sound Track

John R. Carter
Robert L. Hoyt

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA (2013)

Saturn Award [Nominee]

Best DVD/Blu-Ray Special Edition Release

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA (1976)

Golden Scroll [Winner]

Best Advertising

Clark Ramsey

Outstanding Film Award [Winner]

Outstanding Film of 1975

American Cinema Editors, USA (1976)

Eddie [Winner]

Best Edited Feature Film

Verna Fields

Directors Guild of America, USA (1976)

DGA Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

Steven Spielberg

DVD Exclusive Awards (2006)

DVDX Award [Nominee]

Overall DVD, Classic Film

Universal Studios

Golden Globes, USA (1976)

Golden Globe [Winner]

Best Original Score - Motion Picture

John Williams

Golden Globe [Nominee]

Best Motion Picture - Drama

Golden Globe [Nominee]

Best Screenplay - Motion Picture

Peter Benchley
Carl Gottlieb

Golden Globe [Nominee]

Best Director - Motion Picture

Steven Spielberg

Golden Schmoes Awards (2012)

Golden Schmoes [Nominee]

Best DVD/Blu-Ray of the Year

Golden Screen, Germany (1976)

Golden Screen [Winner]


GoldSpirit Awards (2015)

GoldSpirit Awards [Nominee]

Best Edition of an Existing Score

John Williams
Intrada

Grammy Awards (1976)

Grammy [Winner]

Album of Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or a Television Special

John Williams

Guinness World Record Award (2005)

Guinness World Record [Winner]

First summer blockbuster film

Steven Spielberg

International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA) (2016)

IFMCA Award [Nominee]

Best Archival Release of an Existing Score - Re-Release

John Williams
Michael Matessino
Scott Bettencourt
Joe Sikoryak

National Film Preservation Board, USA (2001)

National Film Registry [Winner]


Online Film & Television Association (2021)

OFTA Film Hall of Fame [Winner]

Score

Online Film & Television Association (2005)

OFTA Film Hall of Fame [Winner]

Motion Picture

People's Choice Awards, USA (1976)

People's Choice Award [Winner]

Favorite Motion Picture

Satellite Awards (2005)

Satellite Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Overall DVD

Writers Guild of America, USA (1976)

WGA Award (Screen) [Nominee]

Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium

Peter Benchley
Carl Gottlieb