Up 7,556 this week

Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001)

PG  |  Video  |   |  Action, Comedy, Horror  |  2 October 2001 (USA)
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.4/10 from 10,466 users  
Reviews: 95 user | 54 critic

Third entry in series returns to the small desert town of Perfection, Nevada seen in the first and briefly in the second.



(story), (story), 2 more credits »
Watch Trailer
0Check in

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Video


The 25 Most Immersive Worlds in Cinema

Highly immersive cinematic worlds can carry a movie, and we've rounded up the best of the best.

See the full list

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 41 titles
created 05 Feb 2011
a list of 25 titles
created 04 May 2011
a list of 40 titles
created 29 Sep 2013
a list of 29 titles
created 06 Jan 2014
a list of 26 titles
created 10 months ago

Related Items

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (Video 2001)

Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (Video 2001) on IMDb 5.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Tremors 3: Back to Perfection.
1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »



Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

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 »

Director: S.S. Wilson
Stars: Fred Ward, Chris Gartin, Helen Shaver
Action | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

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
Tremors (1990)
Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Natives of a small isolated town defend themselves against strange underground creatures which are killing them one by one.

Director: Ron Underwood
Stars: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter
Tremors (TV Series 2003)
Sci-Fi | Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Perfection Valley, Nevada is a quaint little town. The inhabitants live peaceful, tranquil lives. Most of the time. Perfection is home to the Graboid, El Blanco. El Blanco is a 30-foot worm... See full summary »

Stars: Victor Browne, Gladise Jiminez, Marcia Strassman
Tremors 5: Bloodlines (Video 2015)
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

The giant, man-eating Graboids are back and even deadlier than before, terrorizing the inhabitants of a South African wildlife reserve as they attack from below-and above.

Director: Don Michael Paul
Stars: Michael Gross, Jamie Kennedy, Ernest Ndhlovu
Critters (1986)
Action | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A race of small, furry aliens make lunch out of the locals in a farming town.

Director: Stephen Herek
Stars: Dee Wallace, M. Emmet Walsh, Billy Green Bush
Lake Placid (1999)
Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A group attempts to destroy a giant, 30-foot-long man-eating crocodile, which terrorizes Black Lake, Maine.

Director: Steve Miner
Stars: Bridget Fonda, Bill Pullman, Oliver Platt
Critters 2 (1988)
Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Eggs of the small, furry alien carnivores are left behind on Earth and, after hatching, set their appetites on the next neighboring town.

Director: Mick Garris
Stars: Scott Grimes, Liane Curtis, Terrence Mann
Action | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A variety of horrible poisonous spiders get exposed to a noxious chemical that causes them to grow to monumental proportions.

Director: Ellory Elkayem
Stars: David Arquette, Kari Wuhrer, Scott Terra
Critters 4 (1992)
Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

After being cryogenically frozen and waking up on a space station in the near future, the Critters aim to have the unwitting crew for lunch.

Director: Rupert Harvey
Stars: Don Keith Opper, Terrence Mann, Paul Whitthorne
Short | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

An alien bounty hunter enters a scene of suburban carnage, where something out of this world has been feeding on humans.

Director: Jordan Downey
Stars: Jordan Downey
Tremors (2003)
Drama | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A woman in love is tempted by another man and gets lost in the seduction game, forgetting about the world around her.

Director: Evelin Longo
Stars: Ahmad Enani, Kevin Kennedy, Natalia Magni


Cast overview, first billed only:
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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


THAT's why we're at the top of the food chain! See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:





Release Date:

2 October 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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

Filming Locations:

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


Uses footage from Tremors (1990) for some of the Graboids scenes. See more »


The camera which interprets the Ass Blaster's point of view, does not match with the Ass blaster itself. See more »


Burt: Have you heard from the feds?
Jack: Not since this morning. Haven't been able to raise 'em. They were chasing a Graboid.
Burt: They were chasing it? It wasn't chasing them?
See more »

Crazy Credits

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


Featured in Movie Nights: Tremors 3 (2012) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

4 October 2001 | by (Kimberling City, MO.) – See all my reviews

Tremors came out when I was ten. It is one of my all time favorite horror/comedies with it's sharp, script, funny (intentionally) dialogue, and likeable characters that you can identify with. It seems like, whether people are horror fans are not, they enjoyed Tremors.

In 1995, a Kevin Bacon-less sequel went straight to video and found it's audience very easily. The effects were just as good, it had two major characters returning, and the script was a lot of fun and had a few suprises.

When I heard that there was going to be a Tremors 3, I was kind of excited but a little concerned too. Most franchises tend to tank out by part three. Well, not the case here. In Tremors 3: Back to Perfection, you get Michael Gross as Bert Gummer returning to his hometown of Perfection. Anyone who saw the first two remembers Bert as the gun-wielding, overly paranoid, survivalist who always seems to have the right gear for the job. Bert has made a career of hunting these things over the last decade and now he feels that it is time to head home for a while. Little does he know it, things aren't going to be just that easy.

I won't give away much for the plot, but I will say that this is every bit as enjoyable as the first one. If you enjoyed the first and second, then stick this in your DVD player and kick-back with a beer. Also, it's PG rated. A lot of people are scared off by this, but let me tell ya, there's nothing here to worry about. Just a good clean (is sometimes slimy) time. Check this one out and hope for a Part 4.

11 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Worst in the series... finkenus
Fave moments and/or quotes Flick_Slick
How about Fire Farters instead of Ass Blasters? olapinkultao
Good movie but had a few plot holes rmshadowolf
dale gribble redoakmick
What's the Grabloids name in Tremors 3??? rommie_rules
Discuss Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: