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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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Corrine Maguire
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Deputy Jake Hannah
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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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In the scene with Jake pulling Ashley from the car, you can see the wire that is pulling the car further once he has her free. See more »

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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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WHAT AN AWESOME MOVIE!!!!!!!
19 February 2004 | by (Fairbanks, U.S. Territory of Alaska) – See all my reviews

Awesome movie? Just kidding. Was this the worst? No. Was it the best? HAHAHAHAHA... very, VERY far from it. Ever since I first saw a commercial for this movie I had that feeling - Uh oh, here we go again. You know what, though? Yes, it is true, sometimes what you think beforehand can be totally wrong. Sometimes a movie can fool ya. Uhhh, this one didn't. I actually did kind of like it... a little, I mean compared to eating a fresh, steaming pile of horse manure, this wasn't too bad. I thought Sharon Lawrence wasn't too bad, either, and I don't mean just in the looks department. What's his name, Zack, from Saved By The Bell, he was, well... well, he was completely in his element being the star of a show for young teens but with this it seems he's struggling to find his place as a leading actor. Not his fault totally, it's the fault of whoever casts him in a role he can't fill so well. Corbin Bernsen - wow, what happened to him since L.A. Law and Major League? He's good in this & that but that's all it seems he does is this & that roles. How long was he onset for this, one day of work? Probably the best part of this movie, though it was a way small part, was the kid who played Sharon Lawrence's son. Pretty funny, the only true laughs in this movie. The rest of the time there were no laughs, there was no humor nor was there meant to be... this was a disaster thriller that failed in thrilling. Is there one Made-for-TV disaster thriller that has you on the edge of your seat, that leaves you thinking - Wow, What a Great Movie??? No and that's why from the 1st commercial I ever saw for Atomic Twister I couldn't believe it would be very good. I was right. My grade: D-


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