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Tremors II: Aftershocks (1996)

Video  -  Action | Comedy | Horror  -  9 April 1996 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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A prequel to Tremors (1990), this movie tells us about the founders of Rejection Valley and how they defended it against the dirt dragons AKA graboids.

Director: S.S. Wilson
Stars: Michael Gross, Sara Botsford, Billy Drago
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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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The Worms have turned. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for sci-fi creature violence and gore | See all certifications »

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Tremors 2: Aftershocks  »

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Trivia

When they show Bert in his basement you can see where the Graboid came through the wall in the first movie. See more »

Goofs

Many of the cars in the movie had been sitting outside all day during they final day in the movie, and the sun shining through the wind shield would make the cars seem like an oven to the shriekers. They never seemed to pay any attention to them and instead they focused on the much cooler humans See more »

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Kate (White) Reilly: Believe it or not I was actually a Playmate once. Almost gave my dad a heart attack.
Earl Bassett: Miss October 1974?
Kate (White) Reilly: Shit!
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Followed by Tremors 4: The Legend Begins (2004) See more »

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Written by Jerry Chesnut and Steve Tyrell
Performed by Travis Tritt
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As far as sequels go, not bad
30 December 1999 | by (Ardmore, PA) – 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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