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Tremors (1990) Poster

(1990)

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Followed by 

Tremors II: Aftershocks (1996) (Video)
Tremors 5: Bloodlines (2015) (Video)

Version of 

Tremors (2018) (TV Movie)
A TV reboot of the film.

Edited into 

Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001) (Video)
Stock footage from this movie is briefly edited into Tremors 3.

Spin-off 

Tremors (2003) (TV Series)
Tremors (2018) (TV Movie)
Television reboot

References 

Jaws (1975)
The Howling (1981)
Happy face logo seen on the back of the doctor's car

Referenced in 

Crazy People (1990)
marquee
One Foot in the Grave: The Man in the Long Black Coat (1991) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Victor.
The Red Green Show: Canoe Jousting (1991) (TV Episode)
When Red quotes Fred Ward's "Pardon my French" when describing etiquette.
Zombies Ate My Neighbors (1993) (Video Game)
Graboid monsters
Mallrats (1995)
Brodie has a poster of the film in his room.
Balto (1995)
Balto's nervousness when talking to Jenna outside the hospital references Valentine's nervousness with Rhonda.
At the Movies: Screamers/Richard III/Bed of Roses/Once Upon a Time When We Were Colored/Angels and Insects (1996) (TV Episode)
Gene Siskel compares "Screamers" (1995) to this movie.
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys: Mercenary (1996) (TV Episode)
The creatures in this episode are similar to the creatures in the movie Tremors including living and traveling below the sand as well as reacting to vibrations and stone being able to block the vibrations.
Deep Rising (1998)
The monster swims under the panels in a way similar to one of the Graboids in Tremors did to Chang's Store.
SpongeBob SquarePants (1999) (TV Series)
Sandy mistakes the Alaskan Bull Worm's tongue for the actual worm.
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (1999) (Video Game)
The giant worm is based off of the underground creature from this movie.
The American Nightmare (2000)
Video case is shown.
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2002) (TV Series)
In episode "Broadcast Blues", Sheen creates a sock puppet show in which two characters fight a giant underground worm that hunts by sound.
The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)
Rex Crater's list of "Little America Acquisitions" includes "Perfection NV". Perfection, Nevada is the setting for "Tremors"
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Beneath You (2002) (TV Episode)
the worm monster
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius: Broadcast Blues/Professor Calamitous, I Presume (2003) (TV Episode)
Sheen's sock puppet show involves two characters fighting a giant underground worm that hunts by sound.
Silent Hill 3 (2003) (Video Game)
The split worm in Silent Hill 3 is identical to the worms in Tremors.
What's New, Scooby-Doo?: The Fast and the Wormious (2003) (TV Episode)
The monster worm uncannily similar to the worms from the film.
Where Are They Now?: A Delta Alumni Update (2003) (Video)
Still photo used in Chip Diller's storyline.
Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude (2004) (Video Game)
Morgan asks, "Did you see Graboids last night?"
TimeSplitters: Future Perfect (2005) (Video Game)
in the mansion level there are monsters under the ground and the scientist is over the tree
Slither (2006)
"Earl Bassett Community School"; rock-paper-scissors used to decide who goes first.
American Dad!: Four Little Words (2007) (TV Episode)
One of the mentioned movies in which 'Kevin Bacon' stars
Razortooth (2007) (Video)
When the two college students find the hat on the ground and say "hey, I've seen that movie, the one where they pick up his hat and all they find is his decapitated head!"
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
DVD is shown.
Corner Gas: The Accidental Cleanist (2008) (TV Episode)
When Hank is under the deck, Wanda tries to scare him by mentioning the sand monsters in Tremors and Dune
Jellyscream! (2008)
Both films have a female scientist named Rhonda.
The Kevin Bacon Movie Club (2008) (Video)
movie with Kevin Bacon
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Monsters vs Aliens/The Haunting in Connecticut/12 Rounds (2009) (TV Episode)
Brett said on the top 5 Monsters/Aliens List, Tremors is excluded because its a group of films
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)
Cobra's Drill vehicles drive under the sand in a way similar to the Graboids in Tremors
Home Time: Episode #1.4 (2009) (TV Episode)
Gaynor's dad says he got it on a free DVD from the Mirror.
Deadly Premonition (2010) (Video Game)
It's in a list of movies York likes
RED (2010)
One of the DVD's on the rack
American Dad!: School Lies (2011) (TV Episode)
At the golf club the groundskeeper is eaten by a giant "worm" that resembles the Grabboids from this film.
Scream 4 (2011)
Poster on the classroom wall.
Shameful Sequels: Lake Placid 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jeavons talks about the "creature features"
Welshy Reviews: Red Dwarf (2011) (TV Episode)
To be reviewed next time.
Grabbers (2012)
a local wants to name the monster after the word "grab"
The Battery (2012)
mentioned in diaologue
Shameful Sequels: Starship Troopers 3 Revisited (2013) (TV Episode)
"Is it Tremors now?"
Blood and Guts with Scott Ian: Scott Ian goes APE for Animatronics with ADI (2013) (TV Episode)
Alec Gillis references Tremors, and a life-sized Graboid is seen hanging on the wall of studioADI's machine shop.
Shameful Sequels: In Defense of Episode II (2013) (TV Episode)
says this movie is perfect
Internet Dating and Me (2013) (Short)
Mike wears a Walter Chang's T-shirt
Top 40 Shitty Shark Movies (2013) (Video)
James compares Sand Sharks to Tremors.
Adjust Your Tracking (2013)
Video case is shown.
Workaholics: Fry Guys (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
Max Steel: Animal Attraction (2014) (TV Episode)
The latest UltraLink alien monster resembles a desert Graboid.
Leviathan: Monster Melting Pot (2014) (Short)
mentioned once
Lost Girl: Like Hell: Part 2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Bo says it's Kevin Bacon's second best movie.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Godzilla: Kingdom of Monsters #3 (2016) (TV Episode)
"...but are eaten by a Graboid shortly afterwards."
Santa Clarita Diet: Attention to Detail (2017) (TV Episode)
Eric buys a hat worn by Kevin Bacon in the film.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 5 May 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned.
Gold Rush: White Water: The Graboid (2018) (TV Episode)
Graboid refers to the fictional character from Tremors
Half in the Bag: Truth or Dare and A Quiet Place (2018) (TV Episode)
Jay and Mike recognize A Quiet Place as being influenced by Tremors
City on a Hill: There Are No F**king Sides (2019) (TV Episode)
The movie poster is seen at the illegal arms dealer's apartment.
At Dawn They Sleep
DVD seen in background

Featured in 

At the Movies: Guilty Pleasures - 1992 (1992) (TV Episode)
One of Roger's picks.
The Making of 'Tremors' (1998) (Video)
clips shown
Live from Baghdad (2002) (TV Movie)
The Phantom Menace Review (2009) (Video)
Kevin Bacon is included in Plinkett's list of protagonists
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.158 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Kevin Bacon films
Welshy Reviews: Tremors (2011) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Movie Nights: Crowfoot (2012) (TV Episode)
to be reviewed next time
Movie Nights: Tremors (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Movie Nights: Tremors II (2012) (TV Episode)
Lupa discusses the original
Movie Nights: Tremors 3 (2012) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Movie Nights: Tremors 4 (2012) (TV Episode)
"We liked it in the first movie, we'll love the retread."
WatchMojo: Top 10 Giant Movie Monsters (2013) (TV Episode)
The Graboids are #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Horror Movie Franchises (2014) (TV Episode)
The "Tremors" series gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Kevin Bacon Performances (2014) (TV Episode)
Val McKee is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Horror Movies: 1990s (2015) (TV Episode)
Tremors gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Lesser-Known Movie Monsters (2015) (TV Episode)
The Graboids get an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Monstrous Animal Attack Scenes in Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Broke Into the Wrong Rec Room is #5.
Half in the Bag: Krampus (2015) (TV Episode)
movie clip is shown
re:View: Tremors (2016) (TV Episode)
film is reviewed
WatchMojo: Top 10 Kid-Friendly Horror Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Tremors gets an honorable mention.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 5 May 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Obvious Stunt Doubles in Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
Mild Jumping is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Deadliest Horror Monsters (2017) (TV Episode)
The Graboids get an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Action Horror Movies (2018) (TV Episode)
Tremors gets an honorable mention.
Shameful Sequels: Tremors 2: Aftershocks (2018) (TV Episode)
clips of the original are shown
Best of the Worst: Night of the Lepus, Zombie 3, and Silk (2018) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown when being compared to Night of the Lepus.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Powerful Horror Movie Monsters (2020) (TV Episode)
The Graboids are #8.

Spoofed in 

Attack of the Flesh Devouring Space Worms from Outer Space (1998) (Video)
Young Couple in van die while headlights flick on and off
SpongeBob SquarePants: Squid on Strike/Sandy, SpongeBob, and the Worm (2001) (TV Episode)
The plot of the episode revolves around a giant carnivorous worm that tunnels underground and eats anything that moves. Characters must stand still in order for the worm to not eat them. The worm also meets its demise via the exact same way the final worm in Tremors does.
Robbie the Reindeer in Legend of the Lost Tribe (2002) (TV Short)
The entire scene where the Rabbit chases Robbie by burrowing under the ground at high speeds is an exact spoof of Tremors.
Tripping the Rift: Creaturepalooza (2004) (TV Episode)
Chode and the crew fights a Graboid.
Return of the Ghostbusters (2007)
When the giant dragon ghost falls to its peril, the scene is a direct reference to the way they heard the graboid in Tremors to its death

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