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Author: Jan de BontHelen HuntBill PaxtonJami GertzCary ElwesAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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A scientist is determined to discover a better way of predicting tornadoes with a device that shoots thousands of little trackers into the eye of the storm. Trouble is, getting it there is very dangerous.
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Genre/Form: Disaster films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Action and adventure films
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jan de Bont; Helen Hunt; Bill Paxton; Jami Gertz; Cary Elwes; Lois Smith; Alan Ruck; Philip Seymour Hoffman; Jake Busey; Zach Grenier; Abraham Benrubi; Nicholas Sadler; Jeremy Davies; Todd Field; Michael Crichton; Anne Marie Martin; Kathleen Kennedy; Ian Bryce; Steven Spielberg; Gerald R Molen; Laurie MacDonald; Stefen Fangmeier; Jack N Green; Walter F Parkes; Michael Kahn; Mark Mancina; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ); Universal Pictures (Firm); Amblin Entertainment (Firm); Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1419892797 9781419892790
OCLC Number: 525349069
Language Note: English or French dialogue; Spanish, English or French subtitles. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1996.
Special features: Behind-the-scenes documentary Anatomy of the twister; feature-length audio commentary by director Jan de Bont and visual effects supervisor Stefen Fangmeier; music video: Van Halen's Humans being; theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Jack N. Green; editor, Michael Kahn; music, Mark Mancina ; production designer, Joseph Nemec ; costume designer, Ellen Mirojnick ; casting by Risa Bramon Garcia ; visual effects supervisor, Stefen Fangmeier ; visual effects producer, Kim Bromley Carson.
Cast: Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Jami Gertz, Cary Elwes, Lois Smith, Alan Ruck, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeremy Davies, Todd Field, Zach Grenier, Nicholas Sadler, Abraham Benrubi, Jake Busey.
Target Audience: Rating: PG-13; for intense depiction of very bad weather.
Description: 1 videodisc (113 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; widescreen presented in a "letterbox" format preserving the scope aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition; enhanced for widescreen TV's; dual-layer format; region 1; Dolby digital, Dolby surround 5.1.
Responsibility: Warner Bros. Pictures and Universal Pictures present ; an Amblin Entertainment production ; a Jan de Bont film ; written by Michael Crichton and Anne-Marie Martin ; produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Ian Bryce and Michael Crichton ; directed by Jan de Bont ; executive producers, Steven Spielberg, Walter Parkes, Laurie MacDonald, Gerald R. Molen.

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A scientist is determined to discover a better way of predicting tornadoes with a device that shoots thousands of little trackers into the eye of the storm. Trouble is, getting it there is very dangerous.

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