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Wakita is a town in Grant County, Oklahoma, United States, founded in 1898. The population was 420 at the 2000 census. It was featured in the 1996 blockbuster movie Twister starring Helen Hunt in which Wakita was destroyed by an F4 (later F5) tornado. False fronts where built onto the existing store fronts for some shots and then were removed and replaced it with rubble in the streets after the tornado hit and the rest of the building was removed using CGI. Some buildings where demolished, but nothing was put in to replace them.