A Nebraska farm community is plagued by a storm with a series of tornados acting against normal patterns. Dan is left at home to look after his baby brother Ryan along with his friend Arthur while Dan's mother is at work. His stepfather goes to check on his grandmother. When a tornado destroys the house, Dan and Arthur attempt to re-unite the family Written by
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They never saw it coming.
Did You Know?
The novel was inspired by the 1980 Grand Island tornado outbreak which in turn was adapted for the film. The novel however is semi-fictionalized. See more
When the family is "escaping" from the twin tornadoes toward the end of the movie, the trash can that flies onto the windshield has almost no momentum and it flies in a slight upward arc before lightly hitting the glass; it was clearly tossed from just off screen. See more
[spinning a piece of wood on a rope
It's twister Auntie Em! It's twister! AAAAAAH!
The ending credits do not display the full cast. See more
References The Wizard of Oz