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Twister (1996) Movie Information

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Jan de Bont


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





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

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Matthew Brady 09/27/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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Good visual effect's, but forgettable movie.

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Hogan 04/19/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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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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mitchellyoung 01/25/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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The characters are thin and hard to care about and the acting/drama is sub-par. The tornado scenes are well-done and genuinely terrifying, but they feel less tense without characters you can care about.

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Snoogans 11/30/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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The tornadoes look great. Everything else is okay.

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Daniel Corleone 08/18/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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Bill Paxton and Helen Hunt's acting prowess really made this film more lively. The plot was shallow, cinematography could have been better but the special effects delivered. Imagine if this flick reached the realms of 3D cinema, then it could have been more captivating. The supporting cast did a decent job in making the tornado's real, and the props on the film really made it believable. Overall, a typical popcorn, nature related film with a simple story with stunning effects.

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08/01/2008 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Flimsy plot, but amazing special effects

"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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