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Tornado! (1996)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Action, Drama  |  7 May 1996 (USA)
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An accountant sent to produce an evaluation of a tornado research project, and the scientist running the project pursue tornadoes and each other.

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Jake Thorne
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Samantha 'Sam' Callen
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Dr. Joe Branson
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Ephram Thorne
Bo Eason ...
Tex Fulton
Charles Homet ...
Richie Cochran
Carrie Boren ...
Mattie Peck
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Oliver Nessle
John Mansfield ...
Andy Ward
Jeannie Fitzsimmons ...
Margie Ward
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Zeena
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Mr. Peck
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Mrs. Peck
Carmen Nogales ...
Lucy's Mother
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Lucy
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Storyline

Jake is a storm chaser whose friend Dr. Branson has developed a machine that can help detect tornados and provide earlier warnings. Samantha 'Sam' Callen is an auditor who has come to evaluate the project and decide whether more research should be conducted or not. Jake must try and make the machine work and also convince Sam not to shut down the research. They must also dodge tornados in the meantime. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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Hell has no fury like a twister.

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Action | Drama

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Rated PG for some perilous weather sequences and mild language | See all certifications »

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Chasseurs de tornades  »

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Trivia

In the scenes in the newsroom of a fictitious TV studio, producers actually went to Austin, Texas then-rechristened FOX affiliate, KTBC. See more »

Goofs

The movie and storms take place in northern Texas, but during the final storm, radar images of the northern Illinois counties around Chicago and Rockford, and Colorado are used. See more »

Quotes

Sam Callen: So, why are tornados always picking on Texas?
Dr. Branson: Could be the hats.
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Written by John Hill, Austin Roberts, and Freddie Weller
Performed by Austin Roberts
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SUPPOSED to be a B-Movie. AND...
17 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Get real. Any movie starring Bruce Campbell is expected to be a B-movie. The COOL thing about that here is that instead of its counterpart, Twister, they decided on something that looked real, rather than something that looked exciting. I haven't seen Twister since I saw it in the theater. It blew, and I didn't give a crap about any of the characters or the story. As far as I'm concerned, THEY ripped THIS off, and made it a "sensation" of CGI crap. The characters are more believable, as are the effects and the story. I may have rated this a 6, but Twister is about a 2...and only because of the flying cow and Bill Paxton is it not a 1.


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