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Based on 17 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 100
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    It's hard to dislike a picture with flying cows and oil trucks. show more

  • 88
    Mike Clark USA Today

    A summer crowd-pleaser worthy of its wind. show more

  • 75
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    Doesn't have any pretensions. It is what it sets out to be: an effective piece of big money, early summer entertainment designed to blow viewers away. show more

  • 63
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    You want loud, dumb, skillful, escapist entertainment? Twister works. You want to think? Think twice about seeing it. show more

  • 50
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Audiences may howl at the hackneyed plot and dialogue, but you won't hear them over the Dolby sound effects assaulting your eardrums at a gazillion decibels. show more

  • 38
    Barbara Shulgasser San Francisco Examiner

    Big swirls of computer-generated dirt, a bickering couple and the dead certainty that the fiancee will leave and the bickerers will get back together. An exciting night out, or what? show more

  • 80

    This film encompasses everything that is both grating and great about the blockbuster. It gives scant regard to character depth or dialogue while still being a must-see hoopla of computer trickery that weakens the knees and raises the neck-hairs. show more

  • 60
    TV Guide

    Extreme-weather buffs, thrill-ride junkies and anyone else in search of mindless entertainment need look no further. show more

  • 89
    Marc Savlov Austin Chronicle

    It's a keeper, a tumultuous love story set against the backdrop of 24 hours of really, really inclement weather in the Oklahoma heartland. show more

  • 75
    Lisa Schwarzbaum Entertainment Weekly

    And for a movie that stars acts of God, this work of mortals provides surprisingly little liftoff. The stuff that whips through the angry skies in Twister is the most exciting part of the spectacle. Essentially, we're turned on by debris. show more

  • August 08, 2013 ur00000000142960
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    And excellent movie!

  • October 18, 2009 HouliCourtney
    Report This User

    One of my favorite feel good movies! I never get tired of it, great action, great music, great love story, just makes you feel good!

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