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Night of the Twisters (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Drama | Family  -  14 February 1996 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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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 Jim Brawn <jim_brawn@amuc.mtroyal.ab.ca>

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A Noite dos Furacões  »

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The movie is based on the novel written by Ivy Ruckman. See more »

Goofs

When the tornado is wrecking Dan's house. There is a scene where water is sucked through the toilet and the very next scene shows it shooting out of the stink pipe. This is impossible. When water gets flushed down the toilet, it goes through a different pipe in the floor. The stink pipe is connected to the fan(s) on the bathroom ceiling. See more »

Quotes

Arthur Jones: [spinning a piece of wood on a rope] It's twister Auntie Em! It's twister! AAAAAAH!
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The ending credits do not display the full cast. See more »

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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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Scared me!
25 April 2001 | by (Plovdiv , Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

Well , I come from Bulgaria where it 's almost impossible to have a tornado but my imagination tells me to be "very , very afraid"!!!This guy (Devon Sawa) has done a great job with this movie!I don't know exactly how old he was but he didn't act like a child (WELL DONE)!Now about the tornado-it wasn't very realistic but frightens you!If you want to have a nice time in front of the telly - this is the movie!


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