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Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001)

The now famous Burt Gummer returns to his hometown of Perfection, Nevada for the first time in years, but the deadliest Graboid evolution yet forces him to save the town he swore to protect.

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

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When Burt is in Chang's Market talking to Jodi he says: 'Are you trying to turn this valley into a theme park?', to which Jodi responds: 'Well, it worked for your friends Earl and Grady!'. This refers to Grady's ideas for a Graboid-related theme park in Tremors II: Aftershocks (1996). Her comment also confirms that Earl and Grady did indeed open such an attraction. See more »

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Burt says the ultrasonic frequency of his watch is what attracts the Graboid to him, but the watch only receives at that frequency to maintain its time, it doesn't transmit. See more »

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[Jack notices chains attached to the back of Burt's truck]
Jack: Somebody gettin' married?
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During the end credits: No Graboids, Shriekers, or Their Mutations Were Harmed In the Making of This Motion Picture See more »

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Ass Blasters R Us!
23 September 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The third movie in the Tremors series of films is adequate entertainment for the fans. Michael Gross returns as Burt, who in turn returns to Perfection to find it a tourist haven of Graboid fans. Into the mix is a nefarious real estate deal that threatens the very existence of the townsfolk. But of course, the Graboids and their mutated offspring don't care about such things.

If not expecting too much then this serves up some good straight to video fun. The formula remains the same, with Burt the paranoid saviour of Perfection getting some good lines, while the return of characters from the first film is a splendid bonus for the fans. There's some snarky asides to the perils/cheats of tourist traps, and the real estate rape of the land angle is driven home without over kill. Safe if undemanding creature feature fare. 6/10


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