Into the Storm Synopsis
A group of high school students document the events and aftermath of a devastating tornado.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It's hard to imagine any movie ever topping this one's depiction of killer tornadoes laying waste to the Midwest.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
The found-footage disaster flick Into the Storm is “Twister’’ for dummies, but by no means is that an insult. The new film is enormous fun...
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By James Berardinelli
Into the Storm is as straightforward a disaster film as you're likely to find.
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Kevin C. Johnson
Not all of it makes sense, but for disaster movie fans, Into the Storm has enough destruction to go around.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Bring on the bread and circuses. Into the Storm features laughable dialogue, far-fetched situations, and generic characters played by...
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
To give the film its full due, the people who made it — the writer, John Swetnam, and the director, Steven Quale — got wind of a genuine...
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Slant Magazine

There are many instances of questionable logic in Into the Storm, but the most persistent is the film's unexplained assumption that...
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Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
As impressive as the effects can be, as effective as the blend of TV news helicopter POV shots, security camera footage, cell-phone video...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
One-dimensional characters play second fiddle to the main event. Given the large cast of faceless players, it's hard to care when a few get...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
If we don’t care a whit about the characters and their respective dilemmas, a multiple-vortex tornado ripping through a used car lot is...
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The Gravity of Twisters!

By sandiegorollsroyce
I saw this film last night at Comic-Con in San Diego. The entire cast, director, and producer were present which indicates to me that they were both proud and enthusiastic about the film. This...

The Visuals Rock!

By sleightclub
The scenes and visuals rock which is the allure of the film since most will not recognize a single actor. These can be seen as both pros and cons. I agreed with the choice to go low key and away...

Critics are wrong!!!

By danaberry99
This movie was fun, epic, exciting, and funny. Usually I agree with the critics on their ratings, but they got this one wrong. Do not listen to the critics, this a fun movie that I would watch again...


By imaautismom
Son & I are so EXCITED for this upcoming TWISTER on steroids flick on August 8th. We are thrilled with the previews & can hardly contain our anticipation :-)...

A good movie that reminded me of Twister

By carboski99
This was a good movie that centers around finding tornado's which reminded me a little of the film Twister. There were some predictable moments in the movie but all in all it was definitely a good...

I wanted to hate this movie...but I loved it.

By BaixoMovies
Ignore all the critics. This movie is a THRILLER! I can't remember the last time that I was holding my breath and jumping in my seat. Ignore the complaints about the storyline. The acting is...

How to nap a bit in the afternoon

By jamesglass48
If you need a bit of a nap in the pre-4'es, just go see a matinee of "Into the Storm." It's a lazy version of "Twister," and not enough of the updated cinmatological facts, especially avoiding...

I'm still shaking!!!!!

By cindrz
It was INTENSE!!!! When you live in tornado alley and you've experience a tornado, you have something to compare it too. The graphics were amazing. A must see!...

0 stars should be an option

By candy184
The only good scene is on the movie cover. It was so predictable, melodramatic, teenie - bopper and a complete waste of time. Plus a horrible musical score....

Enjoyed it

By py_sue
I liked it. It's not super duper epic, but it was a good movie. I'd recommend it....

More Info

Rated PG-13 | For for sequences of intense destruction and peril, and language including some sexual references
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Disaster pic has intense storm sequences but so-so plot.
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