Coverart for item
The Resource Twister, Warner Bros. Pictures and Universal Pictures present ; an Amblin Entertainment production ; a Jan de Bont film ; written by Michael Crichton and Anne-Marie Martin ; produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Ian Bryce and Michael Crichton ; directed by Jan de Bont ; executive producers, Steven Spielberg, Walter Parkes, Laurie MacDonald, Gerald R. Molen

Twister, Warner Bros. Pictures and Universal Pictures present ; an Amblin Entertainment production ; a Jan de Bont film ; written by Michael Crichton and Anne-Marie Martin ; produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Ian Bryce and Michael Crichton ; directed by Jan de Bont ; executive producers, Steven Spielberg, Walter Parkes, Laurie MacDonald, Gerald R. Molen

Label
Twister
Title
Twister
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures and Universal Pictures present ; an Amblin Entertainment production ; a Jan de Bont film ; written by Michael Crichton and Anne-Marie Martin ; produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Ian Bryce and Michael Crichton ; directed by Jan de Bont ; executive producers, Steven Spielberg, Walter Parkes, Laurie MacDonald, Gerald R. Molen
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A scientist is determined to discover a better way of predicting tornadoes with a device that shoots thousands of little trackers into the eye of the storm. Trouble is, getting it there is very dangerous
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Jack N. Green; editor, Michael Kahn; music, Mark Mancina ; production designer, Joseph Nemec ; costume designer, Ellen Mirojnick ; casting by Risa Bramon Garcia ; visual effects supervisor, Stefen Fangmeier ; visual effects producer, Kim Bromley Carson
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: PG-13; for intense depiction of very bad weather
Language note
  • English or French dialogue; Spanish, English or French subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Jami Gertz, Cary Elwes, Lois Smith, Alan Ruck, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeremy Davies, Todd Field, Zach Grenier, Nicholas Sadler, Abraham Benrubi, Jake Busey
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1963-
  • 1962-
  • 1930-
  • 1956-
  • 1967-2014
  • 1954-
  • 1969-
  • 1969-
  • 1942-2008
  • 1954-
  • 1946-
  • 1960-
  • 1946-
  • 1935-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bont, Jan de
  • Hunt, Helen
  • Paxton, Bill
  • Gertz, Jami
  • Elwes, Cary
  • Smith, Lois
  • Ruck, Alan
  • Hoffman, Philip Seymour
  • Busey, Jake
  • Grenier, Zach
  • Benrubi, Abraham
  • Sadler, Nicholas
  • Davies, Jeremy
  • Field, Todd
  • Crichton, Michael
  • Martin, Anne Marie
  • Kennedy, Kathleen
  • Bryce, Ian
  • Spielberg, Steven
  • Molen, Gerald R
  • MacDonald, Laurie
  • Fangmeier, Stefen
  • Green, Jack N.
  • Parkes, Walter F
  • Kahn, Michael
  • Mancina, Mark
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Amblin Entertainment (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
113
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tornadoes
  • Tornado warning systems
  • Severe storms
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Oklahoma
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Severe storms
  • Tornado warning systems
  • Tornadoes
  • Oklahoma
Technique
live action
Label
Twister, Warner Bros. Pictures and Universal Pictures present ; an Amblin Entertainment production ; a Jan de Bont film ; written by Michael Crichton and Anne-Marie Martin ; produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Ian Bryce and Michael Crichton ; directed by Jan de Bont ; executive producers, Steven Spielberg, Walter Parkes, Laurie MacDonald, Gerald R. Molen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1996
  • Special features: Behind-the-scenes documentary Anatomy of the twister; feature-length audio commentary by director Jan de Bont and visual effects supervisor Stefen Fangmeier; music video: Van Halen's Humans being; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn525349069
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (113 min.)
Isbn
9781419892790
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929106042
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1000118238
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)525349069
System details
DVD; widescreen presented in a "letterbox" format preserving the scope aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition; enhanced for widescreen TV's; dual-layer format; region 1; Dolby digital, Dolby surround 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Twister, Warner Bros. Pictures and Universal Pictures present ; an Amblin Entertainment production ; a Jan de Bont film ; written by Michael Crichton and Anne-Marie Martin ; produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Ian Bryce and Michael Crichton ; directed by Jan de Bont ; executive producers, Steven Spielberg, Walter Parkes, Laurie MacDonald, Gerald R. Molen
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1996
  • Special features: Behind-the-scenes documentary Anatomy of the twister; feature-length audio commentary by director Jan de Bont and visual effects supervisor Stefen Fangmeier; music video: Van Halen's Humans being; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn525349069
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (113 min.)
Isbn
9781419892790
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929106042
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1000118238
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)525349069
System details
DVD; widescreen presented in a "letterbox" format preserving the scope aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition; enhanced for widescreen TV's; dual-layer format; region 1; Dolby digital, Dolby surround 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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