PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Bill and Jo Harding, advanced storm chasers on the brink of divorce, must join together to create an advanced weather alert system by putting themselves in the cross-hairs of extremely violent tornadoes.
Both Joss Whedon and Steven Zaillian were brought in as script doctors at a fee of $100,000 a week.
Bill! Can you get Mose for me? I think he's a little shaken up.
(at around 35 mins) While Jo talks to Bill and Melissa over her overturned Jeep, Bill and Melissa are standing at the driver's side rear of Bill's truck. In a successive shot, they suddenly are standing at the middle of the rear of Bill's truck, then back at the driver's side rear again.
There are no opening credits after the title has been shown.
The pan & scan US VHS version contains an animated sequence before the main start that explains the definition of a Twister, featuring Bugs Bunny and the Tasmanian Devil.
$41,059,405 12 May 1996