Tremors 3: Back to Perfection Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 33272

Average Rating: 1.8/4

# of Ratings: 18

Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2001

Language: English

Genre: Action, Comedy

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: Brent Maddock

Actors: Michael Gross, Shawn Christian, Susan Chuang, Charlotte Stewart, Ariana Richards

Plot: After traveling the world hunting the "Graboids" and "Shriekers" Burt Grummer returns to Perfection, Nevada, scene of the original outbreak, only to find it besieged by a land developers and a thrill-seeking adventurer. But it's all eclipsed when the monsters evolve into a terrifying new form and Burt must once again pull out the big guns to save the town. -- Chris Kavan

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Yojimbo
Yojimbo
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1.5/4

"Tremors 3: Back To Perfection" by Yojimbo

Yojimbo - wrote on 11/06/2017

Burt returns home to Perfection Valley to find the graboids have returned and transformed into yet another incarnation.

The journey from Tremors to Tremors 2 was a case of going from the sublime to the ridiculous, and here in Tremors 3 we go from the ridiculous to the absurd. The major flaw in the first sequel was the premise of replacing the underground creatures with a wholly unsatisfying new monster and here the same thing happens again; they now fly and fart explosives. Yes, you read that correctly. Fred Ward has also abandoned ship leaving only Michael Gross in the driving seat and although it was a nice touch to include the supporting cast from the original film, the performances are pretty damn bad.

Add the fact that the dialogue is suspect even for a B-movie and although …

ZJW
ZJW
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Rating of
1/4

This One Hurts...

ZJW - wrote on 05/08/2009

The original Tremors and it’s sequel provided good entertainment with a perfect blend of action and comedy but Tremors 3: Back to Perfection falls far short of the fun those films offered. The first two were very tongue-in-cheek science fiction films but this movie takes it too far. It tries to hard to top what had already been done and in doing so pushes it beyond the already thin believability of the Tremors franchise. It also doesn’t help that Michael Gross is the only worthwhile holdover from the previous two films.

This centers the film squarely on the shoulders of Burt Gummer. There are of course other characters and a few rather storylines going on but they all prove to be rather boring. There is no question that the focus of the film - and the franchise from this point on …

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