Twister

Twister (1996)

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Corrected entry: At the part when they are driving in the car (near the climax scene of the big tornado) the weather radio in the car is issuing alerts about the big "F5" tornado on the ground nearby. That is a huge mistake, because there is no way to know that until a survey is done of the tornado damage afterwards. Only then can a tornado be called an "F5" or "F3".

Correction: More of a character mistake than a movie mistake. The radio anouncer probably knew it was a huge twister and incorrectly pronounced it an "F5" before it could be correctly classified later.

Mad Ade

Correction: Announcer was Gary England; who is a very well known meteorologist out of Oklahoma.

Corrected entry: The volume of Jo and Bill's voices changes in the scene where he tries to stop picking up the Dorothy sensors that a tornado has already destroyed. When they're in the truck, they're loud probably because their dialogue was recorded in a studio later. When they're outside their voices aren't as loud because they were in the location.

Correction: It's common in movies for audio - especially dialogue - to be boosted or lowered depending on the needs of the scene. (Ex. In this case, the voice-over audio being boosted while they're in the car so the audience can hear them when they wouldn't otherwise be able to - we're basically hearing the conversation in the car from outside.) A filmmaking tactic such as this can't really be counted as a mistake because it's a common and necessary requirement in filmmaking in order to convey the dialogue, and is used countless times in just about every film. Nothing about it is technically a "mistake" per se.

TedStixon

Correction: People's voices changing volume isn't really a mistake because it can easily just be that they stopped speaking as loudly for any reason.

LorgSkyegon

Visible crew/equipment: When Melissa dodges the truck that has fallen from sky and Dusty rushes to open a door and help Melissa get out of the truck, the reflection of a camera is seen in the bottom right corner of the truck window. As they move out and pan to the right, you can see a reflection of the same camera and cameraman at the bottom right corner of the truck door as they move away. (00:33:50)

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Trivia: While he enjoyed the finished film, star Bill Paxton admitted he wished "Twister" was a bit darker and edgier. For a while around 2010, he tried to get a sequel off the ground to deliver this more intense vision, and he was even interested in potentially directing the follow-up. Little is known about what the sequel would have been about, although Paxton hinted he wanted to utilize 3D filming techniques (which had been re-popularized by James Cameron's "Avatar") to really put the audience into the tornado chases. Unfortunately, the sequel never came together.

TedStixon

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Question: When Jo and Bill seek shelter in a barn and see a lot of sharp objects, Jo asks, 'Who are this people?' and Bill replies, 'I don't think so!' Is there supposed to be some meaning to this?

Answer: No double meanings. Jo just sees the lethal-looking farm equipment (which is ordinary equipment that many farmers have) and in her panicked state wonders who would have such dangerous things in their barn, as though they were serial killers or something. Bill's "I don't think so!" just means they're not hiding in the barn where they could get impaled or decapitated at any second.

Krista

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