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Tremors II: Aftershocks (1996)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Horror | Video 9 April 1996
Battling a life depression, Earl Bassett is offered a job as a mercenary to help a Mexican oil company with a Graboid epidemic that's killing more people each day. However, the humans aren't the only ones with a new battle plan..

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When an army of Graboids - giant, carnivorous underground worms - threaten the Petromaya oil refinery in Mexico, its owners call on Earl Bassett, who once helped kill four of the creatures in Perfection, Nevada. Having squandered the money that came from his resulting celebrity status, Earl is convinced by the $50,000-a-head bounty offered, as well as the enthusiasm of admirer Grady Hoover, who becomes his partner. At Petromaya, Earl and Grady meet geologist Kate Reilly, and begin Graboid hunting, tricking several Graboids into swallowing bomb-rigged, remote-controlled cars. When they find they're facing a lot more Graboids than they ever expected, Earl calls his friend Burt Gummer, a survivalist who arrives well-stocked with weapons. Written by Todd Baldridge

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In addition to the shriekers designed by Amalgamated Dynamics, some scenes in the film utilized shriekers that were CGI designed by Tippet Studio, these animated shriekers were used whenever the shriekers are shown walking, running, or climbing as the movements we're beyond the capabilities of the fully-articulated puppet shriekers. See more »

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When Earl's truck is being pulled by the graboid that bit the chain, there is something sitting on top of the case of explosives that is covered by a brown tarp which disappears and reappears between shots. See more »

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Earl Bassett: Who are you, and why are you so dumb?
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As far as sequels go, not bad
30 December 1999 | by See all my reviews

Tremors 2 is not a bad movie. It simply lacks whatever made the first movie so special. The story is okay but it could of used more work. Having Fred Ward and Michael Gross back helped this movie a lot. I was disappointed to find out this was released direct to video. It has the potential to be a big screen release and could have made more. Overall, Tremors 2: Aftershocks is a okay movie. If you've seen the first movie, you might as well see this one.


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