Twister Movie Review 1996

Information and Film Reviews for Twister the Movie

Staff rating


Visitor rating
3.0 4.0 from 1 reviews

Director De Bont's sophomore directorial effort is another non-stop adrenaline drive, but instead of a mad bomber, nature is the bad guy. Hunt leads a team of storm chasing scientists through Oklahoma in hopes of placing robotic sensors inside a tornado. Hunt's soon-to-be ex-husband Paxton rejoins the chase, to spice things up when the skies clear. There's a lot of things flying around, including trucks, houses, cows and the plausibility of the plot. Some nice chemistry between Hunt and Paxton, apparently the only people who can still look attractive in high winds and blowing debris.

Distribution

Warner Home Video, Inc., 5775 Linder Canyon Rd., Westlake Village, CA 91362, URL: http://whv.warnerbros.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 105 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Top Grossing Films of 1996, Twister!, Divorce, Special FX Extravaganzas, At the Drive-In, Romantic Triangles, Race Against Time, Team Efforts, Disaster Flicks, Weathermen
Screenplay
Michael Crichton, Anne-Marie Martin
Cast
Bill Paxton, Helen Hunt, Cary Elwes, Jami Gertz, Alan Ruck, Lois Smith, Sean M. Whalen, Gregory Sporleder, Abraham Benrubi, Jake Busey, Joey Slotnick, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeremy Davies, Zach Grenier, Richard Lineback, Rusty Schwimmer, Alexa Vega
Cinematography
Jack N. Green
Director
Jan De Bont
Music
Mark Mancina
Producer
Kathleen Kennedy, Steven Spielberg, Amblin Entertainment, Universal Pictures, Warner Bros.

Awards

MTV Movie Awards 1997: Action Seq.

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