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Atomic Twister (2002)

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
Jonathan Blick ...
Potter (as Johnny Blick)
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Campbell Maguire
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Ashley Bishop
George Henare ...
Manuel Fluentez
John Leigh ...
Deputy Rollins
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Sheriff C.B. Bishop
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Man at Cliff
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Grant Bridger ...
Maguire's Neighbor
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Gloria
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Fireman
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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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Too many inaccuracies in the way a nuclear plant and nuclear reactor work to list. See more »

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[There are strong winds outside the police station]
Police Officer: It's only a tornado watch right now!
Jake: Of course! They only give you a tornado warning when your house is 50 feet from where you built it!
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Features Twister (1996) See more »

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Totally unbelievable!
10 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

Where to start with this movie! Are we to believe that a Nuclear power plant operates with just 4 people? Are we to believe the sheriff (Corbin Bernson) is psychic? This movie was so predictable as to be laughable! It's amazing how a diesel generator that no one knew about and hadn't been used in 15 plus years could magically be hooked back up with the push of a button and of course it wouldn't start until the heroine yelled at it! Not to mention that tornado's magically appear and chase the main characters all the time! To compare this movie in anyway to Twister is totally ridiculous!! This is not even a bad imitation of a bad imitation!


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