The "monster" in this movie is something somewhat believable, as well as something that hasn't been done before. There are thousands of estimated species on this planet that we do not yet know about, and have yet to be discovered. Who's to say whether one of them is or is not a large underground-dwelling, vibration-sensing snake? It's slightly more believable, and thus slightly more scary than, Dracula, Frankenstein, or aliens. Regardless, it's an idea that hadn't been done before at the time, and hasn't been done since (not counting the less-than-stellar sequels to this film), and that's always a good thing no matter what genre of film.
This was one of the movies that got me into horror films. It definitely proves that "horror" need not be gory, high budget, or flashy to be great. In addition, a little comic relief can be a good thing! Furthermore, "B" horror films need not always equate with "bad" horror films. This movie is an incredible blend of a refreshing new idea, a great cast of characters, and an excellent, well thought out script. Tremors is action, adventure, thrills, suspense, and comedy all rolled into one. The dialogue is immensely entertaining, and the cast all put in great performances. Though this film is almost 15 years old and I've watched it several times, it never seems to get old. I have discovered that this DVD is not very easy to find anywhere, especially not at a decent price, so grab it up while you can! This is a very fun movie that I highly recommend!
Strange deaths and missing animals have started to occur in the valley. Then something grabs the guys truck and everyone sees a snake monster and gets their first view of the graboids. But while trying to warn others about the snake monsters, Fred and Kevin discover the monsters are much bigger than thought and they travel under the ground.
The rest of the movie has the inhabitants banding together first to avoid the monsters, then to destroy them and get out of the valley. Some survive and some do not.
The action is tense with moments of humor (I love the pole vaulting and the headlights shining in the sky). The monsters are very well done and very original. Good performances from most of the cast add to the mix resulting in a tight and fun creature film. This is a real must see for creature fans. My wife, not a fan of horror or monsters, also liked this movie when we first saw it.
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