Heatwave! (1974)

It's been 122 degrees for the last two weeks...the rivers are going dry...the power's been knocked out...a sweltering city is grinding to a halt...and for a man and his pregnant wife the worst is yet to come.

  • Genre: Drama, TV Movie
  • Release Date: 1974-01-27
  • User Rating: 5.9/10 from 7 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 30min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Television
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Jerry Jameson
star 5.9/10
From 7 Ratings


A devastating heatwave hits the Los Angeles area and a young expecting couple try to evade it by escaping to a mountain resort town.

Heatwave! Trailer

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  • Ben Murphy

    as Frank Taylor
  • Bonnie Bedelia

    as Laura Taylor
  • Lew Ayres

    as Dr. Grayson
  • David Huddleston

    as Arnold Brady
  • John Anderson

    as Toler
  • Dana Elcar

    as Prescott
  • Robert Hogan

    as Harry Powers
  • Janit Baldwin

    as Susan
  • Lionel Johnston

    as Jerry
  • Clete Roberts

    as Newscaster
  • Joseph V. Perry

    as Counterman
  • Naomi Stevens

    as Lady in Laundromat
  • Don Mantooth

    as Ambulance Attendant
  • Robert DoQui

    as Offical
  • Richard Bull

    as Health Department Official
  • Stuart Nisbet

    as Doctor
  • Christine Bennett

    as Secretary
Sound Fred Steiner Original Music Composer
Directing Jerry Jameson Director
Writing Herbert F. Solow Story
Production Herbert F. Solow Producer
Production Harve Bennett Executive Producer
Editing J. Terry Williams Editor
Art Robert I. Jillson Art Direction
Editing Doug Young Editor
Camera Enzo A. Martinelli Director of Photography
Writing Peter Allan Fields Teleplay
Writing Mark Weingart Teleplay