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Twister | 1996 | PG-13 | - 1.5.5

Tornadoes twist through Oklahoma while scientists track them.

SEX/NUDITY 1 - A kiss.


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VIOLENCE/GORE 5 - A man has a couple of bruises on his face, a hubcap hits someone on the head and leaves a bloody gash, a woman caught in a tornado has blood on her temple and chest. Lots of scenes of tornado destruction (objects and animals flying, homes shattering, airborne cars and trucks, etc.), explosions and fireballs due to the storms. A man is sucked into the storm and a man in a car is impaled by a metal rod (no gore). Reckless driving.


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LANGUAGE 5 - One F-word, many scatological references and mild obscenities.


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DISCUSSION TOPICS - Tornadoes, marital separation, science.

MESSAGE - You can survive in the eye of the storm; we have to understand nature to withstand nature.

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