Tremors

Continuity mistake: When Rhonda climbs out of the ditch with Earl, where the graboid has killed itself, her backpack is slung over her right shoulder and hanging in front of her. In the next shot when she's standing up, the backpack is on her back.

Bishop73

Continuity mistake: When Val drives the dozer to get Rhonda off the water tower, he has the bucket up for her to get down. After she's safe, he drives on, and the bucket is down without his having lowered it.

Movie Nut

Continuity mistake: When they are picking up Burt and Heather, Burt throws a sack to Val. When it cuts Val catches a totally different sack. (01:11:55)

Mortug

Continuity mistake: When Rhonda, Earl and Val are pole vaulting from rock to rock, if you look closely you can see that the poles are a lot longer than when they first picked them up off the ground. (00:40:30)

Continuity mistake: When Val and Earl are being chased by the graboid in the first shot it appears that the graboid is going perpendicular to the fence (you can see this because of the wires that cross it). But in the next shot the graboid appears to be going parallel to the fence. (00:33:20)

Continuity mistake: When we see Rhonda placing a sensor to the ground we see her throwing her cap to the ground. When it cuts the cap has moved closer to the hole in the ground. (00:08:25)

Mortug

Continuity mistake: When they all are trying to lure the graboids away from Val, Rhonda looks down the pipe running down the from the water tank. A piece of cloth soaked in water is tied around the pipe and water is dripping from it. When it cuts to Rhonda climbing down the water has stopped dripping. (01:08:45)

Mortug

Continuity mistake: When the snakeoid is chasing Val and Earl after they lose their horses, they run along a fence and the monster causes all the fence posts to fall over backwards. But shortly after, all the fence posts are seen to be upright, although some are tilted a little to the right.

Krista

Continuity mistake: When Dr. Jim and his wife are backing away from where the generator was, you can see them moving towards the car behind them. When it cuts, they are now facing the car. (00:23:35)

Mortug

Continuity mistake: When Valentine and Earl gets to Chan's, you see Heather packing some stuff into a box. She then takes a ketchup bottle in her left hand and a spray box in her right hand. When it cuts she is holding the ketchup in her right hand. (00:07:30)

Mortug

Continuity mistake: At the end, as Val and Rhonda are talking, Val's hat brim is flat. Rhonda walks off, and Earl slams the hood of the truck. When they show Val again, the brim of his hat is curved upwards.

Continuity mistake: When Val finally gets the truck moving after being held by the graboid, you can't see any of the remaining tentacle holding on to the differential. When they get to town, it's now there where you should have been able to see it. (00:19:40)

Continuity mistake: When the worker is drilling the ground you see his mouth is clean. When it cut, his mouth is now covered in mud. (00:17:15)

Mortug

Continuity mistake: When Valentine climbs up to get Edgar you can see a green mark under Edgar's shoes. When we see Edgar lying in the car the green mark is gone. (00:13:40)

Mortug

Continuity mistake: When the "graboids" are testing the buildings, they test the house with the mother and daughter on it. Watch the sky in the background. It goes from sunny to overcast, then back to sunny in a matter of seconds.

manthabeat Premium member

Continuity mistake: Near the end before Val throws the last bomb,. He twirls the fuse leaving a stub left, which Rhonda lights. Val throws the bomb, and the fuse has grown a few inches. (02:00:00)

Continuity mistake: Reba gets out of their truck at the compound and looks through the binoculars - in the foreground you see the tractor and trailer they use to escape are very close together, or are attached already. When Kevin Bacon and the other guy figure out to use it, the camera pans around and the tractor and trailer are 60-100 feet apart.

Joseph Greene

Continuity mistake: When Val's bomb gets spat back to the rock and scatters the gang, three of them wind up far away from the rock - too far to have made it in the time of the scene.

DavidRTurner

Continuity mistake: When Val and Earl are relaxing with a couple of cold ones after they bury the trash, Val's recliner chair changes. From the side it is a brownish-rust color cloth material. In the next shot, from the front view, it is greenish leather. This scene takes place after Rhonda's near miss with the graboid but before the first guy, old Edgar, is found dead.

Audio problem: Right after Bert kills the second graboid he gets on the radio and says "we killed that mother-humper". Val replies "...be advised there are two more mother-humpers". However Val's lips don't seem to be saying "humper". This occurs even in unedited versions of the film. (01:01:40)

RJR99SS

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Earl: Damn it listen to me, I'm older and I'm wiser.
Val: Yeah well, you're half right.

Kyle G.

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Trivia: Reportedly, star Kevin Bacon was at a rough patch in his life during production and didn't understand the appeal of the film or the light-hearted comedic elements. (Even once breaking down in public and exclaiming in frustration "I'm in a movie about giant underground worms!") And thus, he chose to have no involvement in the sequels. It wasn't until some years later that he decided to re-visit the film and give it another chance after it became a massive cult-hit, and discovered that he actually really loved it. Bacon has since gone on record saying one of his dream projects would be to reprise his role of Val McKee in a future film.

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Question: Wouldn't Burt and his wife get in trouble for having all the weapons in their house? Even in later movies, there is no sign they got in trouble and Burt continued to have all these big weapons on hand.

SAZOO1975

Chosen answer: No, there's nothing illegal about any of the weapons they owned. Some of them may have required a Class 3 firearms license, but even this is not difficult (just expensive) for a law-abiding citizen to obtain.

Grumpy Scot

Answer: In some parts of the US, especially in far-out desert towns, home arsenals like this are the norm. There is really no limit on how many firearms or ammo American's can own. Machine guns are illegal, but can be permitted. If you have any semi-auto firearm, it's not hard to convert to a machine gun. Albeit, the firearm will fail apart fairly quickly from the abuse.

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