Twister (1996 movie)

1996 disaster drama film by Jan de Bont

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
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 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 datesEdit

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 28 June 1996
  Japan 6 July 1996
  South Korea 13 July 1996
  Hong Kong 25 July 1996
  United Kingdom 26 July 1996
  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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