Director: Jan de Bont Run Time: 113 min. Format: Digital Rating: PG13 Release Year: 1996
Starring: Bill Paxton, Cary Elwes, Helen Hunt, Jami Gertz, Philip Seymour Hoffman
TWISTER hits home at Nitehawk!
The house rips apart piece by piece. A bellowing cow spins through the air. Tractors fall like rain. A 15,000-pound gasoline tanker becomes an airborne bomb. In this adventure swirling with cliffhanging excitement and awesome special effects, Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton play scientists on the brink of divorce but who share the same love of pursuing the most destructive weatherfront to sweep 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 an improved warning system. But to do so, they must intercept the twisters’ deadly path. The chase is on!
Part of Nitehawk’s April WHEN NATURE ATTACKS brunch series.