• Twister (1989)


Release Date: 1989

DVD Release Date: November 18th, 2003

PG-13 |1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary

A retired soft-drink tycoon (Harry Dean Stanton) lives in a Kansas mansion with his son (Crispin Glover), daughter (Suzy Amis) and odd family.

Cast: Harry Dean Stanton, Suzy Amis, Crispin Glover, Dylan McDermott, Jenny Wright, Charlayne Woodard, Lois Chiles, William Lee

Director: Michael Almereyda

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Vestron Pictures

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Time Out London

    Languorous pace and uneasy self-consciousness notwithstanding, it's in a similar bracket to the work of Hal Hartley and Atom Egoyan; it has a spaced-out charm of its own. And Glover's ludicrous wardrobe and whip-dancing skills make this a must for completists of Crazy Crispin. show more

  • 60

    Appealing for its ambition to achieve a unique tone and for its wildly disparate cast, pic never entirely comes together. show more

  • 80
    Vincent CanbyThe New York Times

    The trip, however, is well worth the effort for anyone whose sensibilities have been worn numb by the idiocies of most conventional films. show more

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