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Atomic Twister (2002)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Drama | Sci-Fi  -  9 June 2002 (USA)
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The staff of a nuclear reactor must struggle to avert a disaster when tornadoes cause damage that threatens to start a meltdown.

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Cast

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Corrine Maguire
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Deputy Jake Hannah
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Securityman Stu
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Potter (as Johnny Blick)
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Manuel Fluentez
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Neville
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Sheriff C.B. Bishop
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Man at Cliff
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Fuel Tanker Driver
Grant Bridger ...
Maguire's Neighbor
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Gloria
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When tornadoes hit a nuclear power plant, critically damaging the plant's cooling system, the results could be catastrophic. Atomic Twister, a countdown to disaster, traces an extraordinary day in the lives of small town citizens who unexpectedly find themselves facing the possibility of mass destruction. Written by Anonymous

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It Takes A Disaster to Make A Hero. See more »


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Too many inaccuracies in the way a nuclear plant and nuclear reactor work to list. See more »

Quotes

Potter: [reading through an Emergency Procedure book] Okay we call the NRC... and we get everyone out of here.
Corrine Maguire: [sarcastically after already telling him that is what they would say] Thanks Potter, duly noted.
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Lighten up everyone - its a comedy!
9 August 2004 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I knew when I saw the description in the TV guide that this was a winner, then I forgot it was on. Luckily my friend sent me a text to say "This is SO 'so bad its good', I may pee"

What higher praise can there be!

This movie was nearly as funny as Speed 2 (we were nearly thrown out of the cinema for that one - did no-one else know it was a comedy?)

All that was missing here was George Kennedy. Although it did have Carl Lewis!!

and did anyone else pick up on the irony/symbolism of the kids playing 'Twister'? Fantastic.

Get in some pizza and plenty of alcohol, you won't have a better evening's entertainment!!


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