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Extraterrestrials appear as destructive "electrical tornadoes" on Earth.

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Jeff Burr

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Paul A. Birkett
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Credited cast:
Stacey Asaro ... Kelly Walker
Marcus Lyle Brown ... Con
Claire Conti Claire Conti ... Denise Gordan
Jeff Fahey ... Judd Walker
David Jensen ... Armstrong
Terry Kiser ... Mike Hardy
Willard E. Pugh ... Norm Mackey
Caleb Tourres Caleb Tourres ... Barney
Kari Wuhrer ... Gail Curtis
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
James Clement James Clement ... Parnell
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Aliens are lured to Earth by a strange signal and appear as destructive electromagnetic tornadoes. Brilliant high school student with her father and blogger involved in the study of tornadoes are struggling against time to prevent further disasters and disable the signal to make aliens leave the planet. Written by ryder12222

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 April 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alien Storm See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Also titled as Alien Tornado on SyFy channel See more »

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When Gale arrives in town, she is wearing blue jeans and a white tank top. She then immediately chases after a tornado, with Denise, and is seen standing outside the car in the same clothes. When we next see her,confronting the Government Officials, she is wearing black pants and an orange tank top, despite having no time or opportunity to change clothes. See more »

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Armstrong: Because clever isn't always
[dramatic beat]
Armstrong: [sneer] smart.
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Extraterrestrial tornadoes? Whatever next!
10 January 2013 | by Leofwine_dracaSee all my reviews

The usual silliness from the SyFy Channel. Jeff Fahey - who remains a solid, dependable stalwart of an actor, as always - plays a farmer who has to contend with tornadoes on his land. Except, of course, this being a sci-fi movie after all, these weirdly glowing tornadoes are actually electrified extraterrestrials!

Yes, it's as silly and as cheesy as you'd imagine from the title and premise, a film packed full of terrible special effects and worse acting. Aside from the aforementioned Fahey, viewers are treated to Kari Wuhrer (who looks like she's a fan of plastic surgery) as a glamorous stormchaser and David Jensen (complete with whiny voice) as a leader of some nefarious government agents also out hunting the aliens.

The action, when it occurs, is invariably disappointing, because the producers just don't have the budget to do justice to the premise. So viewers are left laughing along at the premise and enjoying the mildly diverting adventures. Yes, this is terrible, but also terribly inoffensive with it - just your average B-movie fun.


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