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

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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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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When Burt, Jack and Jodi are in the outhouse hiding from the "butt blowers" someone locks the door and 'IN USE' is showing. After they decide their plan they simply open the door while it is still in the 'IN USE' position, meaning it should still be locked. See more »

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Burt: [after everyone runs into an outhouse 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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Sigh...Weak
20 March 2002 | by See all my reviews

I really wanted to enjoy this film. And i mean I really wanted to. Unfortunatley I never felt like I could thourouly enjoy it. Tremors 3 is the worst of the 3 movies. And except for Michael Gross and a few others the acting was terrible. They used about 2 or 3 tremors shots from the original tremors which I thought sucked. Plus the audio didn't give any suspense as there was hardly any. It was good that they made a new unique monster but actually El Blanco looked less convincing then the graboids did in the first Tremors. Computer effects like that just make them look more fake. It was a bit entertaining, but not worth the money.

Such a dissapointing movie in a great trilogy.

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