Twister Easter Eggs

Reminders of Wizard of Oz - 7.0/10 with 5 votes
Some things in Twister that hark back to the Wizard of Oz:

1. In the first part of the movie when Jo is a little girl, the family gets ready to run to the tornado shelter. Their dog is a Cairn Terrier named Toby -- just like Toto, Dorothy's dog, also... more

Tribute to Stanley Kubrick - 5.6/10 with 5 votes
In the movie, if you'll notice the characters names; one is called Stanley and another is called Kubrick. Notice when the drive-in theater is hit by the twister, one of Kubrick's films is playing. It is "The Shining".
A reference to Stanley Kubrick.

Benthic Petroleum - 4.7/10 with 67 votes
In the scene with the tanker truck take a look at the name of the oil company it is Benthic Petroleum. That is the name of the oil company in the movie The Abyss. Just a little inside joke from the special effects people.
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Cows in the Sky - 4.7/10 with 152 votes
In the famous shot where the cow goes flying past during one of the twister attacks, it's a reference to Wizard of Oz, where a cow goes flying by Dorothy's window while her farmhouse is yanked into the sky.

Incidentally, the falling building in Twister... more
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