Warner Bros. (1996)
Action, Drama, Thriller
USA / English
The Dark Side of Nature.
A house rips apart piece by piece. A bellowing cow spins through the air. Tractors fall like rain. A 15,000-pound gasoline tanker becomes and airborne bomb. A mile-wide, 300 miles-per-hour force of total destruction is coming at you: Twister
is hitting home. In this adventure swirling with cliffhanging excitement and awesome special effects, Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton play scientists pursuing the most destructive weatherfront to sweap through mid-America's Tornado Alley in 50 years. By launching electronic sensors into the funnel, the storm chasers hope to obtain enough data to create and improved warning system. But to do so, they must intercept the twisters' deadly path. The chase is on!
||Standard 1.33:1 Color
Widescreen 2.35:1 Color (Anamorphic)
||English; French; Spanish
||ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
FRENCH: Dolby Digital 5.1
||Dual Side, Single Layer
|No. of Disks/Tapes
|User Lookup 1
|User Text 1
||Intense depiction of very bad weather.
|User Text 2
||The Dark Side of Nature.
A jet engine from a Boeing 707 was used to generate wind in some scenes. (more) Goofs:
Continuity: At the start of the film Joe's yellow Jeep is a 1981 or later model. But the Jeep that Bill drives into the ditch and hits the bridge with is a 1980 or earlier model. The earlier Jeeps had a swept forward "visor" above the windshield. (more) Quotes: Jo
: She's nice. Bill
: Ha! Jo
: Uh oh. She's not nice? (more) Awards:
Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 6 wins & 9 nominations (more)