TREMORS (Theatrical Release USA 1990)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 3.7|5.0 Starsììì

Tremors—cult classic—ironically becomes a film one watches to the end and in later years will watch again. The movie has no cultural value, no depth of storyline and yet manages to survive a watch from beginning to end. Perhaps it is the small-town Hee-Haw comedy that keeps one watching or perhaps the very good casting of Kevin Bacon with Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross, and Reba McEntire who work a certain country feel around the story that makes it seem like a bit of Americana. Watch for Special Guest Star Ariana Richards in this less than intellectual, but ‘somehow entertaining anyway’ movie.

Storyline

Underground worm-type animals are eating residents of a small town.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Ron Underwood for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producer Gale Anne Hurd for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Valentine McKee (Kevin Bacon), Earl Bass (Fred Ward), Rhonda LeBeck (Finn Carter), Burt Gummer (Michael Gross), Heather Gummer (Reba McEntire), Melvin Plug (Robert Jayne), Nancy (Charlotte Stewart), Miguel (Tony Genaro), Mindy (Ariana Richards), Nestor (Richard Marcus), Walter Chang (Victor Wong), and Edgar (Sunshine Parker).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. It’s one of those films that one watches, wonders why they’re watching it, and just keep watching anyway.

Ben Meyers

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