The movie Tremors (1990) is a horror comedy film directed by Ron Underwood and starring Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, and Reba McEntire. It follows handymen battling giant subterranean worm creatures attacking a small Nevada town.
The movie Tremors (1990) introduces Val McKee and Earl Bassett, handymen looking to leave their dull town of Perfection, Nevada. Their plans are halted when people start dying from attacks by enormous worm-like creatures that bury underground. Val and Earl team up with a seismologist Rhonda and survivalist couple Burt and Heather to fight the “Graboids.”
The group discovers the Graboids hunt by sound and burrow fast, pulling victims underground to feed. As more Graboids threaten Perfection, the group uses their wits and an arsenal of weapons to defeat the creatures one by one. After a final confrontation, Val and Earl succeed in destroying the last Graboid, saving the ravaged town.
- Kevin Bacon as Val McKee
- Fred Ward as Earl Bassett
- Finn Carter as Rhonda LeBeck
- Michael Gross as Burt Gummer
- Reba McEntire as Heather Gummer
- Used only practical effects to create the Graboids.
- Spawned multiple sequels and a TV series.
- Earl’s truck was specifically customized for the film.
- Made on a budget of $11 million.