Cast: Helen Hunt
Helen Hunt
, Bill Paxton
Bill Paxton
, Cary Elwes
Cary Elwes
, Jami Gertz
Jami Gertz
, Lois Smith
Lois Smith


 Cast: Helen Hunt
Helen Hunt
, Bill Paxton
Bill Paxton
, Cary Elwes
Cary Elwes
, Jami Gertz
Jami Gertz
, Lois Smith
Lois Smith

DVD (Wide Screen / Repackaged)

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Storm chasers Paxton and Hunt attempt to throw a "sensor" or kinds into a tornado to study it from inside. Thin plots and characters, but who cares? Ground breaking special effects and powerful direction from DeBont make this more of an amusement park ride than a movie.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/03/2009
UPC: 0883929106042
Original Release: 1996
Rating: PG-13
Source: Warner Home Video
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound]
Language: English
Time: 1:53:00
Sales rank: 1,032

Special Features

Closed Caption; Behind-the-scenes documentary Anatomy of the Twister; Feature-length audio commentary by director Jan De Bont and visual effects supervisor Stefen Fangmeier; Music video: Van Halen's Humans Being; Theatrical trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Helen Hunt Jo Harding
Bill Paxton Bill Harding
Cary Elwes Dr. Jonas Miller
Jami Gertz Melissa
Lois Smith Aunt Meg
Alan Ruck Rabbit
Philip Seymour Hoffman Dusty
Sean Whalen Sanders
Scott Thomson Preacher
Todd Field Beltzer
Joey Slotnick Joey
Wendle Josepher Haynes
Jeremy Davies Laurence
Zach Grenier Eddie
Gregory Sporleder Willie
Patrick Fischler The Communicator
Nicholas Sadler Kubrick
Ben Weber Stanley
Abraham Benrubi Bubba
Erik LaRay Harvey Eric
Anthony Rapp Tony
Jake Busey Mobile Lab Technician
Melanie Hoopes Patty
J. Dean Lindsay Dean
Dan Kelpine Diner Mechanic
Sharonlyn Morrow Waitress
Richard Lineback Father
Rusty Schwimmer Mother
Alexa Vega Five Year Old Jo
Taylor Gilbert NSSL Scientist Bryce
Bruce Wright NSSL Scientist Murphy
Gary England TV Meteorologist No. 1
Jeff Lazalier TV Meteorologist No. 2
Rick Mitchell TV Meteorologist No. 3
John Thomas Rhyne Paramedic
Paul Douglas Bodger
Samantha McDonald Drive-In Girl
Anneke De Bont Farm Girl
Jennifer L. Hamilton Drive-In Girl
Eric LaRay Harvey Eric
Mark Mancina Composer

Technical Credits
Jan de Bont Director
Anne-Marie Martin Screenwriter,Screenwriter
Michael Crichton Screenwriter,Producer
Kathleen Kennedy Producer
Ian Bryce Producer
Walter F. Parkes Executive Producer
Gerald R. Molen Executive Producer,Producer
Steven Spielberg Executive Producer
Laurie MacDonald Executive Producer
Risa Bramon Garcia Casting
Mic Rogers Stunts
Geoffrey Patterson Sound Mixer,Sound/Sound Designer
Henry LaBounta Special Effects
John Frazier Special Effects
Stefen Fangmeier Special Effects
Habib Zargarpour Special Effects
Michael E. Burke Special Effects
James M. Halty Stunts
Mike Runyard Stunts
Warren Hamilton Sound Editor
Steve Maslow Sound/Sound Designer
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