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Storm Chasers/Perfect Disaster
Storm Chasers/Perfect Disaster
Genres: Television, Documentary
NR     2008     7hr 0min

Join the hunt for the devastating, violent twisters that rip through America's Great Plains, aka "Tornado Alley," in each exciting episode of Storm Chasers. Research meteorologist Josh Wurman and extreme filmmaker Sean Cas...  more »


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Movie Details

Creator: Joshua Wurman
Genres: Television, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Television, Science & Technology
Studio: Discovery Channel
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen
DVD Release Date: 06/03/2008
Original Release Date: 01/01/2008
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2008
Release Year: 2008
Run Time: 7hr 0min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 2
SwapaDVD Credits: 2
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Marcia | Florida, USA | 12/28/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Bought this for my 8 year old son for Christmas. He loves the show and loved the DVD. Great purchase and very reasonably priced through Amazon."
Pursuing the Killers of the Plains
Eric Mayforth | Houston, Texas | 11/19/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Meteorologists have long wanted information about conditions inside tornadoes--they believe that a more thorough understanding of tornadoes would lead to longer warning times and saved lives.

This first (2007) season of the Discovery Channel's "Storm Chasers" tracks a brave team of scientists and an IMAX film maker as they traverse Texas, Kansas, and other locations in Tornado Alley in search of twisters. The scientists use radar to estimate where to plant their probes that obtain tornado data, and the series shows how much guesswork and frustration is inherent in storm chasing, as when the team missed the devastating Greensburg, Kansas storm.

However, the chasers do also have their moments of success in their pursuit of tornadoes, and the series would be of interest to any weather enthusiast."
Tornado Lover Paradise!
Savage Beast | USA | 01/21/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is the, unfortunately short, first season of the Discovery Channel series. It follows one of the most prominent meteorolgists while he chases tornadoes across Tornado Alley with the D.O.W. and his convoy. D.O.W = Doppler on Wheels. THe best part is the T.I.V owned by a long time IMAX film maker hopeing to finish his documentary. T.I.V = Tornado Intercept Vehicle. Sean and his two college buddies are trying to drive the T.I.V directly into the path of a tornado and get hit so Sean can get the final shot he needs for his documentary.

As you can imagine tempers fly along with parts of the T.I.V. There is even footage of the damage the day after the Greensburg tornado that wiped out the town. Once you fall in love with this very short first season you must purchase the second, much larger, season to feed your tornado chasing fix. This is a great, energetic series, and I wouldn't stop watching if I wanted to. Except when there was a marathon and I had to go to work. :("
My son loves this
R. Johnson | Texas | 01/10/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"My 12 year old loves this DVD. He has watched it time and time again! Great purchase."