A moderately suspenseful tale of a midwestern family coping with an outbreak of tornadoes, NIGHT OF THE TWISTERS offers low-budget thrills, a competent no-name cast, and a simple morality piece about father-son relations.
Rogue weather patterns cause an unprecedented array of twisters to converge on Blainsworth, Nebraska, and the Hatch family finds its various members scattered across town. When the storm hits, teenaged Dan (Devon Sawa) and his friend Arthur (Amos Crawley) get baby Ryan and head for the basement.
The boys climb out after the tornadoes subside, only to find the house destroyed. Soon joined by Arthur's sisters, Stacey and Ronnie Vae (Laura Bertram...