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Mega Cyclone -- Epic storms triggered by a space phenomenon obliterate cities, and the only answer to escaping complete annihilation rests on a small-town teen's extraordinary science project.


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28 April 2012 (USA) See more »
Epic storms triggered by a space phenomenon obliterate cities, and the only answer to escaping complete annihilation rests on a small-town teen's extraordinary science project. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

David Sutcliffe ... Jason Newmar

Mitch Pileggi ... Gunter MacGregor

Erica Cerra ... Carolyn

Jon Mack ... Kathy

Leah Cairns ... Andrea Newmar

Brett Dier ... Will Newmar

Luisa D'Oliveira ... Megan MacGregor

Cindy Busby ... Susan

Reilly Dolman ... Lawson

David Lewis ... Rod

Alex Zahara ... Jakob Tanner

Burkely Duffield ... Luke Tanner
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Ron Terry ... Tank Commander

Directed by
Sheldon Wilson 
Writing credits
David Ray (written by) and
Sheldon Wilson (written by)

Produced by
Josée Bernard .... co-executive producer
Tom Berry .... executive producer
Lisa M. Hansen .... executive producer
Paul Hertzberg .... executive producer
Raymond Massey .... producer
Original Music by
Michael Neilson 
Cinematography by
Neil Cervin 
Film Editing by
Christopher A. Smith 
Casting by
Penny Perry 
Maureen Webb 
Production Design by
Renee Read 
Art Direction by
Chris von Szombathy 
Makeup Department
Amanda McGowan .... key makeup artist
Darah Wyant .... assistant hair & makeup artist
Production Management
Gilles LaPlante .... executive in charge of production
Christina Toy .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Willan Leung .... assistant director
Art Department
Sally Cook .... property master
Bulent Hasan .... storyboard artist
Daren Luc Sasges .... propmaker
Sound Department
Tim Archer .... sound re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
Daniel McAlister .... special effects editor
Visual Effects by
Ken Dobbie .... digital compositor
Lee Gabel .... digital compositor
Lee Gabel .... matchmoving artist
Graham L.L. Gibbard .... visual effects supervisor
Mike Jan Kelly .... visual effects artist
Max Merbaum .... visual effects coordinator
Mike Salyn .... visual effects artist
Mark Tandberg .... digital compositor
Simon Burnett .... stunt double: Reilly Dolman
Brett Chan .... stunt coordinator
Fraser Corbett .... stunt double: Brett Dier
Corry Glass .... stunt double: Jon Mack
David Jacox .... stunt double: Mitch Pileggi
Atlin Mitchell .... stunt double: Cindy Busby
Crystal Mudry .... stunt double: Erica Cerra
Crystal Mudry .... stunt double: Luisa D'Oliveira
John Stoneham Jr. .... stunt double: David Sutcliffe
Camera and Electrical Department
George Campbell .... camera operator
Matteo Di Iorio .... epk camera operator (as Matt DiIorio)
Justin Hanika .... genny op
Alex Kuchera .... grip
Tyler Jinx Moore .... key grip: splinter unit
Cody Rusinko .... grip
Tyler Scott .... lamp operator
Laura May Taylor .... lamp operator
Andrew Vidinha .... second assistant camera
Aiken Weiss .... a-camera / steadicam operator
Editorial Department
Patrick Costelloe .... post production supervisor
Achim Kapitza .... colorist
Jason Macintyre .... post-production supervisor
Ismael Ribeiro .... director of engineering
Alissa Roode .... on-line editor
Other crew
Tara Armstrong .... first assistant coordinator
Marty Fitzgerald .... assistant to lisa m hansen
Lukasz Gosek .... key production assistant
Breanne Hartley .... head of business and legal affairs
Alexandra Julson .... business affairs assistant (as Alex Julson)
Michael Aaron Keith .... production assistant
Tony Lort .... post-production accountant
Gary David Miller .... actor: photo double/stand-in
Lindsay Moffat .... production accountant
Tim Moshansky .... location scout
Nicole Reid .... development and production associate
David Sanderson .... story editor
Fay Sullivan .... production coordinator
Toshi Kobayashi .... production assistant (uncredited)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Space Twister" - Canada (English title) (alternative title)
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89 min
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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
What the Heck?, 22 July 2013
Author: gavin6942 from United States

A high school science project inadvertently causes a storm that destroys New York, Boston, Washington and the small town of Heartfield. Can they stop it?

Another reviewer called this film "total nonsense" and I want to echo that sentiment. Yes, such things as X bosons exist. Well, at least hypothetically. But they have nothing to do with Jupiter and probably could not be discovered or harnessed by high school students. And, anyway, how does Jupiter's red spot end up on earth?

I did like that from the very beginning, many major American cities are destroyed. Not because I want to see American cities destroyed, but because it puts the plot in a strange position -- it does not allow the protagonists to save the world "in the nick of time". That time has already passed... so even if they succeed, what happens then?

For some reason it took SyFy two years to go from television to DVD on this one... and then the name was changed (it is now "Super Storm" and not "Mega Cyclone"). Although it has a few familiar faces (such as Mitch Pileggi) and some rising stars (Jon Mack), it really is not one that many people will be seeking out...

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