Twister (movie)

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Twister
Directed by Jan de Bont
Produced by Ian Bryce
Michael Crichton
Kathleen Kennedy
Written by Michael Crichton
Anne-Marie Martin
Starring Helen Hunt
Bill Paxton
Jami Gertz
Cary Elwes
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Alan Ruck
Music by Van Halen
Flea
Mark Mancina
Anthony Kiedis (uncredited)
Dave Navarro (uncredited)
Chad Smith (uncredited)
Gioacchino Rossini
Ennio Morricone
Cinematography Jack N. Green
Editing by Michael Kahn
Distributed by Warner Bros. (USA)
Universal Studios (non-USA)
Release date(s) May 10, 1996
Running time 113 minutes
Country USA
Language English
Budget US$92,000,000 (estimated)
Money made $494,471,524

Twister is a 1996 American disaster movie set in Oklahoma. It starred Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton as "storm chasers", people who follow tornadoes to learn about them. It was directed by Jan de Bont. The movie was based upon a script by Michael Crichton and his wife, former actress Anne-Marie Martin.

Twister has a famous scene of a flying cow. It is a scene that was the subject of many parodies. According to IMDb, Twister was the first movie 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
Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico 28 June 1996
 Japan 6 July 1996
 South Korea 13 July 1996
 Hong Kong 25 July 1996
 United Kingdom 26 July 1996
Flag of Ireland.svg 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

Cast[change | change source]

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