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Tremors (1990)

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Natives of a small isolated town defend themselves against strange underground creatures which are killing them one by one.

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A small town gradually becomes aware of a strange creature which picks off people one by one. But what is this creature, and where is it? At the same time, a seismologist is working in the area, she detects _tremors_. The creature lives underground, and can 'pop up' without warning. Trapped in their town, the town-folk have no escape. Written by Rob Hartill

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The monster movie that breaks new ground. See more »

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Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

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19 January 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Beneath Perfection  »

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Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$16,667,084 (USA)
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Trivia

According to promotional material from the Sci-Fi Channel, the official scientific name of the Graboid is "Caederus mexicana". See more »

Goofs

The green dice that are hanging around Val and Earl's rear view mirror disappear in certain wide driving scenes. See more »

Quotes

Valentine McKee: What the hell is going on! I mean what the hell is going on!
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Connections

Spin-off Tremors (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Drop Kick Me Jesus
Written by Paul Craft
Performed by Bobby Bare
Courtesy of RCA Records
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User Reviews

The best movie of 1990
30 December 1999 | by (Ardmore, PA) – See all my reviews

Tremors is a flawless film. The story is original and entertaining. The actors make it all the more fun, especially Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward and Michael Gross. Tremors is the kind of movie that can't be placed in a certain genre. It's a little bit of everything; horror, comedy, action, adventure, etc. Don't miss this very good movie!


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