Twister Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 5350

Average Rating: 2.5/4

# of Ratings: 301

Theatrical Release Date: 05/10/1996

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 05/06/2008

Language: English

Genre: Action

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Jan de Bont

Actors: Bill Paxton, Helen Hunt, Cary Elwes, Jami Gertz, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Alan Ruck

Plot: Two meteorologists seek the perfect tornado in order to launch sensors that will help them study these forces of nature.

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 07/25/2019

"Twister" is bland, bland, bland.

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Matthew Brady - wrote on 09/27/2014

Good visual effect's, but forgettable movie.

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Hogan - wrote on 04/19/2012

I enjoy a good "don't mess with mother nature" movie. The cast was well thought out and was given a wonderful script. The CGI effects were wonderfuly done and if done today i don't believe could have been done much better. This is one of my favorite natural disaster movies, and living in Tornado alley, this movies hits home. I watch this movies every April at the begining of the season. It makes you feel like you are actually there with then chasing this storm. I love this move, that is all there is to it.

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The M.O.W.
The M.O.W.

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Flimsy plot, but amazing special effects

The M.O.W. - wrote on 08/01/2008

"Jo Harding" (Helen Hunt) lost her father to an F5 tornado, the most dangerous of its kind. Now she is a scientist out to find out what makes these bad boys tick.

While out with her team, she runs into her soon-to-be ex-husband, "Bill" (Bill Paxton), who left the storm-chasing biz to work as a weatherman. "Bill" is pretty much an expert of how a twister reacts, and can tell what it's about to do by just looking at it. However, what he wants is for "Jo" to complete signing their divorce papers.

While having some small-talk, "Jo" reveals to "Bill" that she had built a new tornado examination device that he designed, but never brought out of the planning stages himself. The machine, which has small plastic balls filled with sensors, was nicknamed "Dorothy," named after the character …

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