Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001)

PG  |  Video  |   |  Action, Comedy, Horror  |  2 October 2001 (USA)
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Third entry in series returns to the small desert town of Perfection, Nevada seen in the first and briefly in the second.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Susan Chuang ...
Dr. Andrew Merliss
Agent Charlie Rusk
Billy Rieck ...
Buford, Jack's Assistant
Kelly Connell ...
Tourist Guy
Matthew Seth Wilson ...
Tourist Kid
Jason Hopkins ...
Tourist Kid
Tourist Lady
Tourist Mom


Third Tremors movie takes us back to the small Nevada town of Perfection where local resident and adventurer Burt Grummer returns after traveling abroad and killing carnivorous worms called "Graboids" (introduced in the first movie) and their offspring "Shriekers" (introduced in the second movie) to life in his home town and must deal with some crooked land developers, a thrill-seeking guy named Jack Sawyer looking for wealth in this potential tourist town, and eventually dealing with a new strain of Graboid worms that metamorph into their second Shrieker phase, and whom unexpectedly morph into their third stage for another harrowing battle against Burt and Jack in the desert surrounding the town. Written by Matthew Patay

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Rated PG for sci-fi violence and language | See all certifications »

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2 October 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

O Ataque dos Vermes Malditos 3: De Volta à Perfeição  »

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Did You Know?


Mary Gross, which is the sister of Michael Gross, plays a small part in this movie. She plays the mom who has the line "Thankyou Mr Goober". She is listed in the credits as "Tourist Mom" See more »


Burt and Jack ask Jodi to take off her earrings, in which she does. The very next shot of Jodi, after taking off her earrings, she is wearing earrings. See more »


Burt: [after everyone runs into an outhosue to hide from the assblasters] Well... let's assess the situation.
Jack: We're screwed.
Jodi Chang: We're screwed in an outhouse?
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Crazy Credits

Melvin continues to curse at Burt as the credits begin. See more »


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Tearin it up!
22 August 2001 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

I just got through watching this flick and it was amazing!!! I aint big on straight to video myself, but this knocked my socks off. Some of my friends rented this with a bunch of other movies, which were all crap. So eventually we get to Tremors 3, I laughed naturally cause I had seen the first one, and it was pretty good but to think after one straight to video sequel this one could even be bareable would have been insane of me. Yet still be friends popped it in and suddenlly I found my self glued to the TV, its funny, its scary, its action, its adventure, its everything you could want in a REALLY FUN MOVIE!!! So listen up, even though from the outside it may look cheesy, DONT JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER, or a movie by its box. Check this one out, I promise you wont regret it.

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