Tremors
Tremors (1990)

Tremors is actually two movies in one. On its own terms, it's an enjoyable modern sci-fi horror-thriller, with good pacing and a sense of humor; but it's also a loving tribute to such 1950s low-budget desert-based sci-fi-horror… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 28, 1998
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Critic Score: 84% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: An affectionate throwback to 1950s creature features, Tremors reinvigorates its genre tropes with a finely balanced combination of horror and humor.

Variety Staff
Variety

Tremors has a few clever twists but ultimately can't decide what it wants to be - flat-out funny, which it's not, or a scarefest.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

More than anything else, it looks like the sort of movie that might have been put together so that tourists visiting Universal Studios could see a movie being made.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A nineties schlock spectacular...

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews

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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Richard Harrington
Washington Post

A delightful throwback to such '50s and '60s films as "Them," "The Deadly Mantis" and "Attacks" of both "The Giant Leeches" and "The Crab Monsters."

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Stefan Birgir Stefansson
sbs.is

a fun b-movie flicka

Geoff Andrew
Time Out

This is what a monster movie is supposed to be like, and it's terrific.

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Scott Weinberg
FEARnet

I think there should be a lot more movies like Tremors out there, and no I don't mean more sequels.

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Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World

A flawless B-movie about giant, underground worm creatures

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
Red Lats
I like science fiction, but this movie is just too simplistic for me.
Spencer S.
Strangely entertaining for its content and cast of characters, "Tremors" is beyond definition for a number of reasons. Trying to shoehorn this film… More
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KJ Proulx
Unlike most great B-movies, "Tremors" knows how to mix great fun with touching and relatable moments. The characters are very sarcastic when they talk… More
Jens S.
This B-movie about underground killer worms takes the children's play time idea of "don't touch the ground" and simply has fun with it. What… More
Candy Rose
Movie about monsters under the ground. Very low budget - terrible effects!

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