Twister (1996)

6.5 / Rated by 1 people

113 min.
Plot  In June 1969, 5-year-old Jo Thornton (Alexa Vega), her parents, and the family dog Toby seek shelter in a storm cellar as a powerful F5 tornado strikes during the night. This tornado is so strong that the storm cellar door is ripped off and Jo's father (Richard Lineback) is sucked out into the storm. Jo, her mother (Rusty Schwimmer), and Toby survive.

Twenty seven years later in the present day Oklahoma, Jo (Helen Hunt), now a meteorologist, is reunited with her estranged husband, Bill "The Extreme" Harding (Bill Paxton), a former weather researcher and storm chaser, who has since become a weather reporter. He is planning to marry sex therapist Melissa Reeves (Jami Gertz). They need Jo's signature on the divorce papers and have tracked her down during an active bout of stormy weather. Jo has built four identical tornado research devices called DOROTHY, based on Bill's designs. The device is designed to release hundreds of sensors into the center of a tornado to study its struc...



Bill Paxton
Bill "The Extreme" Harding
Helen Hunt
Dr. Jo Harding
Jami Gertz
Dr. Melissa Reeves
Cary Elwes
Dr. Jonas Miller
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Dustin 'Dusty' Davis
Alan Ruck
Robert "Rabbit" Nurick
Jeremy Davies
Brian Laurence
Sean Whalen
Alan Sanders
Todd Field
Tim "Beltzer" Lewis
Scott Thomson
Jason "Preacher" Rowe
Lois Smith
Aunt Meg Greene
Zach Grenier
Alexa Vega
Young Jo
Richard Lineback
Mr. Thornton
Rusty Schwimmer
Mrs. Thornton
Jake Busey
Mobile Lab Technician


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