Bill and Jo Harding, advanced storm chasers on the brink of divorce, must join together to create an advanced weather alert system by putting themselves in the cross-hairs of extremely violent tornadoes.
A vulcanologist arrives at a countryside named Dante's Peak after a long dormant volcano, which has recently been named the second most desirable place to live in America, and discovers that Dante's Peak, may wake up at any moment.
Jamie Renée Smith
An oddball family on a Kansas farm are trapped in their farmhouse by an impending storm. The patriarch of the clan is a retired soda pop tycoon. He is currently dating a children's TV ... See full summary »
Harry Dean Stanton,
TV weatherman Bill Harding is trying to get his tornado-hunter wife, Jo, to sign divorce papers so he can marry his girlfriend Melissa. But Mother Nature, in the form of a series of intense storms sweeping across Oklahoma, has other plans. Soon the three have joined the team of stormchasers as they attempt to insert a revolutionary measuring device into the very heart of several extremely violent tornados. Written by
Martin H. Booda <firstname.lastname@example.org>
At the start of the movie, in 1969, Jo's father is wearing a hat which first appeared in the 1980's. See more »
We've got a touchdown!
We have touchdown! Touchdown! Tornado is on the ground!
[Hands radio to Beltzer]
Listen to this!
Looks like it's heading down Route 33.
Jo, we're on 33.
What's the path?
Looks like it's going about 35 mph.
Can you see this?
I can not see this. Where is it? Hello? Which way you guys looking?
Where, where, where...
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The entire end credit roll is superimposed on beauty shots of various landscapes, including some air views of farm fields, as well as views of cloudy skies. See more »
"Twister" is definitely a film of high energy. I enjoyed it on a lot of levels. The special-effects are great although some look fake, but this was definitely one of the most original films of '96 and today. Not too many films about tornadoes are made. Although it has alot of formula and cliches, I thought the filmmakers and script-writers did a great job with the material.(there's not much you with tornadoes) I also did hate the way they got rid of Jamie Gertz' character. The film is exciting and the characters are interesting. This film is definitely a must-see.
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