Twister (1996 movie)
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.
|Directed by||Jan de Bont|
|Written by||Michael Crichton|
|Produced by||Ian Bryce|
Philip Seymour Hoffman
|Cinematography||Jack N. Green|
|Edited by||Michael Kahn|
|Music by||Van Halen|
Anthony Kiedis (uncredited)
Dave Navarro (uncredited)
Chad Smith (uncredited)
|Distributed by||Warner Bros. (United States)|
Universal Studios (International)
|May 17, 1996 (Warner Bros.; USA)|
TBA 2023 (Universal Pictures DVD, Blu-ray, Digital Code, Retro VHS Blu-ray & 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray USA/Canada)
Twister was released in VHS by Warner Home Video in October 1996. It was later released on DVD on March 26, 1997. It is considered to be the first home release of a movie to use this now widely-used optical media technology. This new release on DVD, Blu-ray, Retro VHS Blu-ray, & 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray on TBA 2023 by Universal Pictures (in Studio Distribution Services from now Warner Bros.).
TWISTER 2 release on TBA by Universal Pictures and Warner Bros. by United States & Canada
- "3) The first cinematic feature film commercially released on DVD was Twister". March 24, 2009. Archived from the original on September 4, 2019. Retrieved September 4, 2019.