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Into the Storm (2014)

PG-13 | | Action, Thriller | 8 August 2014 (USA)
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Storm trackers, thrill-seekers, and everyday townspeople document an unprecedented onslaught of tornadoes touching down in the town of Silverton.

Director:

Steven Quale

Writer:

John Swetnam
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Armitage ... Gary
Sarah Wayne Callies ... Allison
Matt Walsh ... Pete
Max Deacon ... Donnie
Nathan Kress ... Trey
Alycia Debnam-Carey ... Kaitlyn (as Alycia Debnam Carey)
Arlen Escarpeta ... Daryl
Jeremy Sumpter ... Jacob
Lee Whittaker ... Lucas
Kyle Davis ... Donk
Jon Reep ... Reevis
Scott Lawrence ... Principal Thomas Walker
David Drumm ... Chester
Brandon Ruiter ... Todd White
Jimmy Groce ... Studious Male
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Storyline

In the span of a single day, the town of Silverton is ravaged by an unprecedented onslaught of tornadoes. The entire town is at the mercy of the erratic and deadly cyclones, even as storm trackers predict the worst is yet to come. Most people seek shelter, while others run towards the vortex, testing how far a storm chaser will go for that once-in-a-lifetime shot. Written by New Line Cinema

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Prepare to go into the storm See more »

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense destruction and peril, and language including some sexual references | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 August 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Black Sky See more »

Filming Locations:

Detroit, Michigan, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,015,000, 10 August 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$47,602,194

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$161,502,194
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Escarpeta previously worked with director Steven Quale on Final Destination 5 (2011). See more »

Goofs

When Allison and Gary arrive at the mill, Lucas is seen exiting the van but then disappears but reappears in the Titus with everyone on the way back to the school. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Boy 1: Hey, pass the bottle over.
Boy 2: A little busy back here, okay?
Girl 1: Yeah, we can see that, David.
Girl 2: Yeah, you can get un-busy.
Boy 2: Oh, come on, Marce. I mean, you know, we skipped graduation for this.
Girl 2: You are not graduating down there, David Brody.
Girl 1: Hey, you better not be filming us.
Boy 1: No, just checking my messages.
Girl 2: [electricity pops] What was that?
[...]
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Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Into the Storm (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Let's Ride
Written by Marlon Young and Kid Rock (as Robert Ritchie)
Performed by Kid Rock
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Worth it just for the Tornado scenes.
5 August 2014 | by Grey GardensSee all my reviews

Into the Storm was not a movie I had a lot of expectations for. I just wanted to have fun seeing huge tornadoes destroying everything in their path. And that's what I got for the most part in this movie. The first 15 minutes of this movie was so bad, the dialogue was atrocious, the characters were annoying and the writing was completely abysmal. But as the movie starts to show more of the tornadoes, it got really fun really quick. the movie got so much better.

One of the best aspects of this movie is how close you really get into the tornadoes. You go inside it and it looks frightening and beautiful at the same time. The visuals look amazing when you're in the movie theater. This is definitely a movie that should be seen in your nearest theater, because it was such an experience seeing the tornadoes, hearing the train-like noise when a tornadoes comes barreling towards the cities and cars. It's just so awesome.

One of the weakest aspects of this movie are the characters, we just don't care what happens to them in the movie. But the tornadoes are terrific and they keep coming on at you every twenty minutes or so for two hours. Now this can be a little tiresome, but "Into the Storm" does stop itself just in time before it completely overstays its welcome.

In the end, it's not a very good movie by any stretch of the imagination. Again, this is the film that one will either like as a guilty pleasure, like me, or you won't care for it at all. And even if you do like the movie, there is still one big lapse in the whole thing that you realize at the end. If tornadoes really did show up as often as they do in the movie in the same general area, there would be nothing left standing in the Midwest anymore. It would all be leveled.


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