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Tremors II: Aftershocks (1996)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Horror | Video 9 April 1996
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Earl Bassett, now a washed-up ex-celebrity, is hired by a Mexican oil company to eradicate a Graboid epidemic that's killing more people each day. However, the humans aren't the only one with a new battle plan.

Director:

S.S. Wilson

Writers:

Brent Maddock (characters), S.S. Wilson (characters) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Fred Ward ... Earl Bassett
Chris Gartin ... Grady Hoover
Helen Shaver ... Kate 'White' Reilly
Michael Gross ... Burt Gummer
Marcelo Tubert ... Señor Ortega
Marco Hernandez Marco Hernandez ... Julio, Kate's Assistant
José Ramón Rosario ... Pedro, Chief Engineer (as José Rosario)
Thomas Rosales Jr. ... Oil Worker (as Thomas Rosales)
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Storyline

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 »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

9 April 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tremors 2: Aftershocks See more »

Filming Locations:

Valencia, California, USA

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS-Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Burt is unable to understand Spanish, as he had to use a dictionary to translate the word "Dulces" (Sweets). By the time of Tremors 3, he had improved somewhat, as he was able to understand the Argentinian reporter's question and even partially responded in Spanish; although he actually used a mixture of English and a very deficient Spanish. See more »

Goofs

When Burt first arrives, he shows his anti-tank gun and the position of the bullet that Earl examines changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

Grady: [realizing Earl tricked him] Wait a minute!
[turns to Burt]
Grady: Paper wraps rock, doesn't it?
Burt Gummer: [sighs in annoyance] Paper ALWAYS wraps rock.
Grady: Damn!
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Connections

References Jaws (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

T-R-O-U-B-L-E
(Uncredited)
Written by Jerry Chesnut and Steve Tyrell
Performed by Travis Tritt
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One of my all time favorites!
30 July 2000 | by BigRichSee all my reviews

I really like this movie! I'm currently watching it on the USA channel right now! I like this movie more than the first one because it has much more humor to it. Whenever this movie comes on TV I'll watch it! This movie is brilliant. I hope there is a 3rd installment. Maybe this time have flying Graboids or something.


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