Twister (1989)





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Set against a barren Midwestern landscape, this unusual comedy focuses on the problematic relationships between the extremely eccentric members of a wealthy family. These difficulties reach their peak when the estate is threatened by a powerful tornado.
PG (adult situations/language, violence)
Comedy , Drama
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Harry Dean Stanton
as Eugene Cleveland
Suzy Amis
as Maureen Cleveland
Crispin Glover
as Howdy Cleveland
Jenny Wright
as Stephanie
Lois Chiles
as Virginia
William S. Burroughs
as Man in Barn
Ron Vawter
as Man in Bar
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A man seeks to reconnect with his daughter and her alcoholic mother, who rarely leave the family mansion they share with the family patriarch (Harry Dean Stanton) and a weirdo artist brother/uncle (Crispin Glover). With interesting characters portrayed by intriguing actors (there's even a cameo by William S. Burroughs), it's a movie that keeps teasing that it's just about to get really good... then it ends.

Greg S
Greg S

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Typical American blockbuster.

Sophie Burgess
Sophie Burgess

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Don't get this movie confused with the 90s action adventure about tornado chasers! No, this is a comedy/drama movie about an eccentric family and their problems relating to people outside of their relatives. It's really very interesting, and the actors are good. I like it.

Aj V
Aj V

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