Tremors

Tremors (1990)

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Giant worms begin terrorizing Perfection, Nevada. The humans find out that they can't see but find their way around using their sense of hearing. They are called Graboids. One of them bursts into Burt's basement and Burt blasts it full of holes with various guns and finally kills it with the Elephant Gun. Val takes the CAT Bulldozer with a trailer full of people toward mountains. The graboids dig a trap and they all fall in. Burt throws TNT and runs for some rocks. While there the throw rocks and some TNT onto a patch of ground. The graboid eats it.

Revealing mistake: Near the end, Val, Earl and Rhonda are way off the rocks after the blast. When the monster comes up out of the ground and Val takes off, you can see the "ground" bounce. It's definitely a false ground so they can get the "graboid" pushed up through it. (01:24:10)

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Val: Attention, Mr. Bassett. This is your wake-up call. Please move your ass.

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Trivia: When the producer S.S. Wilson was thinking of a new movie idea he was out in the desert sitting on a rock, he then thought to himself "What if I couldn't get off this rock?" which got him thinking of "Tremors".

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Question: I know the movie is called Tremors, but are the monsters called "tremors" or "graboids" or "snakeoids" or something else?

Answer: They officially name the creatures "graboids", as that's also what they call them in later films. Tremors is just a clever movie name, and "snakeoids" was just one of the potential names the chinese guy and the kid were thinking of naming them.

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