Twister (1996) Synopsis
Storm-chasers (Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton) follow tornadoes in Oklahoma.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It's hard to dislike a picture with flying cows and oil trucks.
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89

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
It's a keeper, a tumultuous love story set against the backdrop of 24 hours of really, really inclement weather in the Oklahoma heartland.
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88

USA Today

By Mike Clark
A summer crowd-pleaser worthy of its wind.
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80

Empire

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This film encompasses everything that is both grating and great about the blockbuster. It gives scant regard to character depth or...
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
And for a movie that stars acts of God, this work of mortals provides surprisingly little liftoff. The stuff that whips through the angry...
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Doesn't have any pretensions. It is what it sets out to be: an effective piece of big money, early summer entertainment designed to blow...
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
You want loud, dumb, skillful, escapist entertainment? Twister works. You want to think? Think twice about seeing it.
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60

TV Guide

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Extreme-weather buffs, thrill-ride junkies and anyone else in search of mindless entertainment need look no further.
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50

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Audiences may howl at the hackneyed plot and dialogue, but you won't hear them over the Dolby sound effects assaulting your eardrums at a...
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38

San Francisco Examiner

By Barbara Shulgasser
Big swirls of computer-generated dirt, a bickering couple and the dead certainty that the fiancee will leave and the bickerers will get...
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Twister (1996) review

By Therumrunner5
Cable...

By tkscooby
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Its my favorite movie of all time, i've seen it so many time

By JoshCenaUSA
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By hindemithandblake
If only for Philip Seymour Hoffman, go and rent this movie on netflix ....

Good movie

By mattbrash
Good action and plot...

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Rated PG-13
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 13 & under Decent disaster movie for teens.
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