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TWISTER (1996)

TWISTER <span>(1996)</span> artwork

TWISTER (1996)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 108

Director(s) Jan De Bont

Cast includes Bill Paxton, Helen Hunt, Jami Gertz, Cary Elwes, Lois Smith, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Cut versions One or more versions of this work have been cut. Cuts are detailed for each respective version found under "Related works".

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Ratings info

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

TWISTER is an action film, from 1996, in which two storm chasers work together in order to protect large communities from a series of tornados.

Threat and horror

There are scenes of threat in which people, including children, are caught up a natural disaster. Large vehicles are swept up by the twister, sometimes with people inside, and crash land into buildings or back to Earth, often endangering the lives as others who have taken shelter from the storm. There are frequent scenes in which people try and protect themselves from large debris. A man tries to protect his family from the twister but is blown away by the storm. Another man is also swept away by the tornado.


There is mild bad language including the terms 'shit', 'bullshit' and 'son of a bitch', as well as milder terms such as 'Jesus Chris', 'hell', 'damn' and 'God'.


Two men get into a fight and one is punched in the face.


There is an isolated comic reference to a woman not 'marrying' a man's penis.


Cinema, DVD
CIC Video,U.I.P. (UK),Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd,Columbia/Tri-Star Home Video
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