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Tornado Warning (2002)

A scientist (Gerald McRaney) perfects a tornado-warning system and tries to convince residents of a nearby town that a deadly twister is approaching.

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Tibor Takács
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gerald McRaney ... Dr. Jake Arledge
Thea Gill ... Dee Mazur
David Millbern ... Kirt Reid
Steve Braun ... Mark Scott
Joan Van Ark ... Mayor McAnders
Michael Zelniker ... Steve
Blake Taylor Blake Taylor ... Ted
Rhiannon Benedict Rhiannon Benedict ... Norma (as Valerie Wynne)
Pauline Broderick Pauline Broderick ... Marie
Raimey Gallant Raimey Gallant ... Sarah
Onalee Ames Onalee Ames ... Mrs. Whiteson
Robert Huculak Robert Huculak ... Mr. Whiteson
David Lawrence Brown ... Sheriff Miller (as Dave Brown)
Mariam Bernstein Mariam Bernstein ... Nancy Pat
Gordon Tanner Gordon Tanner ... Stormchaser #1 (as Gord Tanner)
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A scientist (Gerald McRaney) perfects a tornado-warning system and tries to convince residents of a nearby town that a deadly twister is approaching.

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It's the storm of the century. Only one man knows where it will strike... and they won't believe him!

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Action | Drama

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

13 September 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Opération tornades See more »

Filming Locations:

Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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"Smoke'n Bob's" Hot Dog cart, seen in one of the town scenes, is a dead giveaway for the Winnipeg shooting location. Also recognizable: the Garry Theatre. See more »

Goofs

The notion of opening windows when a tornado approaches went out with the Eighties. There is no way a tornado expert like Dr. Arledge would be advising to do such a thing in 2002. See more »

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References Atomic Twister (2002) See more »

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just slightly above awful
29 January 2007 | by disdressed12See all my reviews

i wish i could say this is a good movie.but i would be lying.it isn't that it's awful,though it comes dangerously close at times.most of the acting is pretty bad,even for made for TV standards.much of the acting is either overacting ,depending on the person.Joan Van Rark sinks to a new low in her role as the dip sh$t mayor of the small town in the path of a tornado.the dialogue she is given is laughable and her delivery is sad,to be polite.the really isn't much tension developed,considering the subject matter.there are some shots of cgi which are painfully obvious and at one point it looks like stock footage was used for on of the tornadoes.also,none of the characters are very developed,and from what we are shown,most are idiotic and unlikable.and finally,let me say that that if the majority of the human race was as dumb as these twits,we would not be around today.this film rates a 2/10 only because it's not as bad as Evil dead 2,Slither,or Lawnmower Man 2.


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