Tremors Synopsis
People (Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter) flee four big worms with multiple tongues.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Tremors gets its characters into a series of hopeless situations and then resolves these situations in unexpected ways. I tried to...
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Washington Post

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Tremors is a delightful throwback to such '50s and '60s films as "Them," "The Deadly Mantis" and "Attacks" of both "The Giant Leeches" and...
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75

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Fast-moving, light-handed, assured, even witty at times, and filled with satisfying special effects, Tremors plays like a redneck "Dune."...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Dave Kehr
While liberally dosing the action with humor, Underwood is able to preserve an undertone of genuine menace and substantial suspense. His...
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75

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

With its excellent, offbeat cast, its sprightly pacing and its goofy tone, Tremors is the kind of movie that propels you out of the theater...
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75

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
The special effects are scream-worthy, the gore is minimal and the humor has a folksy zing to it. [19 Jan 1990, p.1D]
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Horror/comedies often tread too far to one side or the other of that fine line; Tremors walks it like a tightrope.
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70

Los Angeles Times

By Michael Wilmington
It's a zippy melodrama for small-town America and small-towners at heart: well-executed kitsch for audiences that will still be amused at...
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60

Variety

An affectionate send-up of schlocky 1950s monster pics, but with better special effects, Tremors has a few clever twists but ultimately...
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The New York Times

By Vincent Canby
Tremors wants to be funny, but it spends too much time winking at the audience. More than anything else, it looks like the sort of movie...
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A Flick to Catch

By bboyalan
Definitely one of the 90's overlooked movies. The action and humor work together in good combination. I don't think it could ever be forgotten how ridiculous their death was though. Watch this when...

The only one that should have been made

By MongrolMan
The other movies in this series have no right to have been made. This is the best one of the series with a cool story and definately 90's effects. It's a retro classic....

Good

By dan1224
I really did like this movie. I usually like action/ horror/ comedy all in one movie, and that's what tremors has....

BORING!

By D_Archuleta_luver21
I really hate this movie :/ My friend made me watch this...

By jerbaird
Full of laughs. Well balanced cast works well on screen. Put your tongue in your cheek & enjoy!...

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Rated PG-13
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 12 & under Modest monster flick is great fun for teens.
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