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Twister (10-May-1996)

Director: Jan de Bont

Writers: Michael Crichton; Anne-Marie Martin

Music by: Mark Mancina

Producers: Kathleen Kennedy; Ian Bryce; Michael Crichton

Keywords: Action/Adventure, Disaster, Tornado

Television meteorologist wants his estranged wife Jo, a storm chaser, to sign divorce papers, so that he can remarry. Jo has devised a scheme called "Dorothy" to record data from a tornado using a swarm of sensors; they rush to deploy it before another team usurps the idea. Fast-paced summer blockbuster; flying cows. Received Oscar nominations for Best Sound and Best Visual Effects.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Abraham Benrubi
4-Oct-1969   Jerry Markovic on ER
Jake Busey
15-Jun-1971   Identity
Jeremy Davies
8-Oct-1969   Saving Private Ryan
Cary Elwes
26-Oct-1962   The Princess Bride
Jami Gertz
28-Oct-1965   Muffy on Square Pegs
Zach Grenier
12-Feb-1954   Fight Club
Philip Seymour Hoffman
23-Jul-1967 2-Feb-2014 Capote
Helen Hunt
15-Jun-1963   As Good As It Gets
Bill Paxton
17-May-1955 25-Feb-2017 Mighty Joe Young
Anthony Rapp
26-Oct-1971   Broadway cast of Rent
Alan Ruck
1-Jul-1956   Cameron Frye in Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Lois Smith
3-Nov-1930   Five Easy Pieces
Alexa Vega
27-Aug-1988   Spy Kids


Helen Hunt   ...   Jo
Bill Paxton   ...   Bill
Cary Elwes   ...   Jonas
Jami Gertz   ...   Melissa
Lois Smith   ...   Aunt Meg
Alan Ruck   ...   Rabbit
Philip Seymour Hoffman   ...   Dusty
Jeremy Davies   ...   Laurence
Todd Field   ...   Beltzer
Zach Grenier   ...   Eddie
Nicholas Sadler   ...   Kubrick
Abraham Benrubi   ...   Bubba
Jake Busey   ...   Mobile Lab Technician
Scott Thomson   ...   Preacher
Sean Whalen   ...   Sanders
Joey Slotnick   ...   Joey
Wendle Josepher   ...   Haynes
Gregory Sporleder   ...   Willie
Patrick Fischler   ...   The Communicator
Ben Weber   ...   Stanley
Anthony Rapp   ...   Tony
Eric LaRay Harvey   ...   Eric
Melanie Hoopes   ...   Patty
J. Dean Lindsay   ...   Dean
Dan Kelpine   ...   Diner Mechanic
Sharonlyn Morrow   ...   Waitress
Richard Lineback   ...   Father
Rusty Schwimmer   ...   Mother
Alexa Vega   ...   Jo -- 5 Years Old
Taylor Gilbert   ...   NSSL Scientist -- Bryce
Bruce Wright   ...   NSSL Scientist -- Murphy
Gary England   ...   TV Meteorologist #1
Jeff Lazalier   ...   TV Meteorologist #2
Rick Mitchell   ...   TV Meteorologist #3
John Thomas Rhyne   ...   Paramedic
Paul Douglas   ...   Bodger
Samantha McDonald   ...   Drive-In Girl
Jennifer L. Hamilton   ...   Drive-In Girl
Anneke de Bont   ...   Farm Girl


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