• Publication date: September 4, 2011

Twister

A couple reunites to chase dangerous tornados and perfect an electronic device that tracks them.

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 1996

MBC 2:

August 17, 2012 15:00 (KSA) ~ August 17, 2012 14:00 (CLT)

Dr. Jo Harding (Helen Hunt) was just a child when she witnessed her father blown away in a violent tornado.  Since then, she dedicated her life to meteorology with a specific interest in tornados.  Her ex-husband, Bill Harding (Bill Paxton) is a TV weatherman who sharesherpassion. 

 

Together they have developed small electronic sensors capable of entering a tornado's eye for research purposes.  The devices are a work in progress, but a shyster has copiedtheir unfinished design and intends to market it himself. 

 

Twister was nominated for two Oscars and won an MTV Movie Award.  The picture was an unquestionable commercial success, earning nearly $500 million at the box office.

Directed by: Jan de Bont

 

Starring:

  • Helen Hunt
  • Bill Paxton
  • Jami Gertz
  • Cary Elwes
  • Lois Smith