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The film revolves around storm chaser, Bill Harding, his fiance Dr. Melissa Reeves, and a team of adrenaline junkie scientists. Bill, throughout the film, is attempting to study the inner workings of tornadoes. He constantly chases tornadoes in his truck trying to place a tornado analyzing device aptly named Dorothy inside of the tornado's heart. Bill's soon-to-be ex-wife Jo Harding is the leader of the team. Her devotion to tornadoes began as a young child when she witnessed her father die at the hands of a tornado. Since that day she has vowed to protect everyone from the little known yet real threat of tornadoes. Along their way chasing the elusive T5 tornado, the team encounters a rival company who is trying to launch their analyzing machine into the tornado first. It becomes a battle of wills as each team wishes to establish themselves in the history books.
Dr. Jo Harding
Dr. Melissa Reeves
Dr. Jonas Miller
Jo: Rain band.
Jo: look at the surf coming off those fields.
Bill: S***, horizontal rain. Hang on.
Dustin: It's the suck zone.
Production Budget - $92,000,000
Domestic Gross - $241,721,524 (2nd)
Worldwide Gross - $494,471,524 (2nd)
Domestic Adjusted for 2013 - $446,225,121
Worldwide Adjusted for 2013 - $912,870,506
Other Production Companies:
Constant c Productions
UIP (UK distributor)
Filming locations include:
Bolton, Ontario, Canada
Warner Brothers Burbank Studios, Burbank, California
Pauls Valley, Oklahoma
Ponca City, Oklahoma
1. The Beautiful yet Destructive side to life.
2. Go for a ride you'll never forget!
3. Don't Breathe. Don't Look Back.
4. The Dark Side of Nature.
Talula (BT's Tornado Mix)
Written by Tori Amos
Performed by Tori Amos
Performed by Eric Clapton
Written by Mark Knopfler
Performed by Mark Knopfler
Written by Stevie Nicks
Performed by Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham
Written by Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Dave Navarro, and Chad Smith
Performed by Red Hot Chili Peppers
She Ain't Coming Back
Written by Chris Lindsey and Marv Green
Performed by Joe Diffie
Music by Rusted Root
Lyrics by Michael Glabicki
Performed by Rusted Root
No One Needs to Know
Written by Shania Twain and Robert John Lange
Performed by Shania Twain
Child In Time
Written by Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Ian Paice, and Jon Lord
Performed by Deep Purple
Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II
Long Way Down
Written by Johnny Rzeznik
Performed by The Goo Goo Dolls
Written by David Pirner
Performed by Soul Asylum
Written by Tanya Donelly
Performed by Belly
See The Sky Again
Written by Edwin McCain
Performed by Edwin McCain
Written by Edward Van Halen, Alex Van Halen, Sammy Hagar, and Michael Anthony
Performed by Van Halen
Written by Lisa Loeb
Performed by Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories
Moments Like This
Music by Viktor Krauss
Lyrics by Michael McDonald
De Natura Sonoris No. 1
Written by Krzysztof Penderecki
Music by Ennio Morricone
Lyrics by Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
Performed by k.d. lang
Respect The Wind
Written and Produced by Edward Van Halen and Alex Van Halen
Performed by Edward Van Halen and Alex Van Halen
Academy Awards Nominations:
1. Visual Effects
Twister was the first Hollywood feature released on DVD.