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Out of Inferno -- As a serious fire takes hold of a 125-story skyscraper on the hottest day of the year, two brothers must find a way to evacuate the busy commercial tower during the rare "flashover" phenomenon.


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30 September 2013 (China) See more »
On the hottest day in 50 years, a serious fire incident happened to a busy commercial tower, a gaggle of fire fighters with an indestructible enthusiasm are going to save lives. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Ching Wan Lau

Louis Koo

Angelica Lee
Sicheng Chen
Natalie Tong

Siu-Fai Cheung

QiaoQiao Jin
Crystal Lee
Marc Ma ... Ah Ho (Gem worker)
Shiu Hung Hui
Jinsheng Zang ... Gao Sheng (Head of Security Guard)
Joe Ma
Tian Zhenwei
Siu Fay
Jia-qi Xu
Chi Zhang
Zhenwei Tian
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hin-Wai Au ... CEO Tsang
Chi-Wai Lai ... Huo / Fok

Leon Lee ... Hulk

Directed by
Danny Pang 
Oxide Chun Pang 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Tang Nicholl 
Danny Pang 
Oxide Chun Pang 
Kam-Yuen Szeto  screenplay
Lik-Kei Tang  (as Nicholl Tang)
MengZhang Wu 

Produced by
Alvin Lam .... producer
Danny Pang .... producer
Oxide Chun Pang .... producer
Original Music by
Peter Kam 
Kin-wai Wong 
Cinematography by
Anthony Pun (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Curran Pang 
Art Direction by
Kin-Wai Lee 
Costume Design by
Ida Trieu 
Sound Department
Phyllis Cheng .... sound designer
Hing-Sang Wong .... sound designer (as Ken Wong)
Visual Effects by
Bryan Cheung .... visual effects supervisor
Victor Wong .... visual effects supervisor
Dion Lam .... action coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Markus Lanxinger .... stereographer
Wai-Chuen Wong .... gaffer
Other crew
Chad Mathis .... legal services
Jannie Wai .... production coordinator

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Also Known As:
"Out of Inferno 3D" - Asia (English title) (complete title)
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Rated PG-13 for disaster action/peril and some violence
107 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Strap yourself in for a flamingly hot thrill ride..., 13 April 2014
Author: Paul Magne Haakonsen from Denmark

"Out of Inferno" turned out to be somewhat similar, if not a little bit better than "Backdraft". Why? Well, this was pure action and thrills, whereas "Backdraft" was weighed down by drama and a somewhat laughable story.

Imagine a towering commercial building set ablaze with nowhere to run, whilst fire is consuming the lower levels, but also spreading on the levels above you. Then you have "Out of Inferno".

The movie was quick to pick up pace and keep going at that pace, not really becoming dull or boring at any point.

However, one thing did puzzle me, since this was a Hong Kong movie, why was it shot on location in Thailand and China? It would have made more sense had it been filmed on location in Hong Kong, also by bringing more familiarity to us who are familiar with the places in Hong Kong (as I have lived there), but instead they opted to shoot in two different non-related places. That was just stupid.

That being said, then the performances in "Out of Inferno" was quite good, and there were some pretty big names to the cast list, some Hong Kong heavyweighters, if you will. Ching Wan Lau, Louis Koo and Angelica Lee performed quite nicely together in this movie.

However, for a Pang brothers movie, then "Out of Inferno" wasn't quite up to their usual standards. For some reason, perhaps it is just my own personal opinion, then they make horror and thrillers better than they make action movies.

The name of the movie was a little bit ridiculous, but hey, that is just a matter of personal preference, of course.

"Out of Inferno" is well worth a watch if you enjoy Asian cinema.

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