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TV weatherman Bill Harding is trying to get his tornado-hunter wife, Jo, to sign divorce papers so he can marry his girlfriend Melissa. But Mother Nature, in the form of a series of intense storms sweeping across Oklahoma, has other plans. Soon the three have joined the team of stormchasers as they attempt to insert a revolutionary measuring device into the very heart of several extremely violent tornados.

  1. Anne-Marie Martin


  2. Michael Crichton


  3. Jan de Bont


Top Billed Cast

  1. Helen Hunt

    Helen Hunt

    Dr. Jo Harding

  2. Bill Paxton

    Bill Paxton

    Bill Harding

  3. Cary Elwes

    Cary Elwes

    Dr. Jonas Miller

  4. Jami Gertz

    Jami Gertz

    Dr. Melissa Reeves

  5. Philip Seymour Hoffman

    Philip Seymour Hoffman

    Dustin Davis

  6. Lois Smith

    Lois Smith

    Meg Greene

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 53m

Budget $92,000,000.00

Revenue $494,471,524.00

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Release Information

  • May 10, 1996
    PG-13, Theatrical



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