Twister (1996 movie)

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Twister
Directed byJan de Bont
Produced byIan Bryce
Michael Crichton
Kathleen Kennedy
Written byMichael Crichton
Anne-Marie Martin
StarringHelen Hunt
Bill Paxton
Jami Gertz
Cary Elwes
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Alan Ruck
Music byVan Halen
Flea
Mark Mancina
Anthony Kiedis (uncredited)
Dave Navarro (uncredited)
Chad Smith (uncredited)
Gioacchino Rossini
Ennio Morricone
CinematographyJack N. Green
Edited byMichael Kahn
Distributed byWarner Bros. (USA)
Universal Studios (non-USA)
Release date
May 10, 1996
Running time
113 minutes
CountryUSA
LanguageEnglish
BudgetUS$92,000,000 (estimated)
Box office$494,471,524

Twister is a 1996 American disaster movie directed by Jan de Bont, and based upon a screenplay by Michael Crichton and Anne-Marie Martin. It follows a group of storm chasers attempting to prevent all tornadoes from destroying everything in Oklahoma. The movie has a famous scene of a flying cattle. It is a scene that was the subject of many parodies. It was the first movie to be commercially released on DVD.

Release dates[change | change source]

Country Premiere
 United States 10 May 1996
 Australia 30 May 1996
 New Zealand 7 June 1996
 Argentina 20 June 1996
 Brazil 20 June 1996
Mexico Mexico 28 June 1996
 Japan 6 July 1996
 South Korea 13 July 1996
 Hong Kong 25 July 1996
 United Kingdom 26 July 1996
Republic of Ireland Ireland 26 July 1996
 Spain 29 July 1996
 Taiwan August 1996
 Singapore 8 August 1996
 France 21 August 1996
 Belgium 22 August 1996
 Netherlands 22 August 1996
 Sweden 23 August 1996
 Philippines 28 August 1996
 Germany 5 September 1996
  Switzerland 6 September 1996
 Iceland 6 September 1996
 Norway 6 September 1996
 Denmark 20 September 1996
 Finland 20 September 1996
 Poland 20 September 1996
 Portugal 20 September 1996
 South Africa 20 September 1996
 Slovenia 26 September 1996
 Hungary 10 October 1996
 Greece 20 October 1996
 Italy 25 October 1996
 Turkey 25 October 1996
 Estonia 22 November 1996

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