Communist Radicals hijack Air Force One with The U.S. President and his family on board. The Vice President negotiates from Washington D.C., while the President, a Veteran, fights to rescue the hostages on board.
Jack Hall, paleoclimatologist, must make a daring trek from Washington, D.C. to New York City to reach his son, trapped in the cross-hairs of a sudden international storm which plunges the planet into a new Ice Age.
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. Written by Martin H. Booda <email@example.com>
Included among the American Film Institute’s 2001 list of 400 movies nominated for the top 100 Most Heart-Pounding American Movies. See more »
(at around 35 mins) When Jo’s truck falls down to the ground after the first tornado, the driver-side window is smashed from the tornado, but in the next shot Jo has to break the same window open to retrieve a towel. See more »
[over the radio, referring to Jo and Bill arguing]
Hey, you guys want to wrap this up pretty soon?
There are no opening credits after the title has been shown. See more »
The video version also includes a message after the end credits from a FEMA representive stating that a brochure is available via a 1-800 number and your video rental store on how to prepare your family for a Tornado. See more »