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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.
Written by
Martin H. Booda <booda@datasync.com>


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Trivia

Included among the American Film Institute’s 2001 list of 400 movies nominated for the top 100 Most Heart-Pounding American Movies. See more »


Goofs

(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 »


Quotes

Beltzer:
[over the radio, referring to Jo and Bill arguing]
Hey, you guys want to wrap this up pretty soon?

Bill:
[over the radio]
What?

Beltzer:
Oh, nothing. I was just wondering if you wanted to chase this tornado, or if you just wanted to catch the next one.

Bill:
Shit!

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Crazy Credits

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Alternate Versions

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 »


Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Adele/H.E.R. (2020)

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Soundtracks

De Natura Sonoris No. 1
Written by Krzysztof Penderecki
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Details

Release Date:

10 May 1996 (USA)

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Also Known As:

Catch the Wind

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Box Office

Budget:

$92,000,000
(estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$41,059,405,
12 May 1996

Gross USA:

$241,721,524

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$494,471,524


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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1

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