Tremors Movies In Order [In what order should I watch Tremors]

Tremors series follows the story of the Gummers family who is protecting everyone from underground creatures known as Graboids. Here is the list of all Tremors movies in order of release

  1. Tremors (1990)
  2. Tremors 2: Aftershocks (1996)
  3. Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001)
  4. Tremors 4: The Legend Begins (2004)
  5. Tremors 5: Bloodlines (2015)
  6. Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell (2018)
  7. Tremors: Shrieker Island (2020)
list of all Tremors movies in order of release

About Tremors Movie Series

The Tremors Franchise began with Tremors in 1990 and within a period of 30 years, the franchise developed into seven movies, A reboot Tv Movie, and a television series. Filled with amazing action and fighting scenes, Tremors are much more than just worms under the ground.

In addition to fantastic action, the entire series involves hilarious comedy scenes that are perfect to tickle your bones. The series revolves around the main character, Bert Gummer (played by Micheal Gross), and his family

Tremors Movies In Order: What Is The Best Order To Watch Tremors?

Tremors series is based on Graboids, an underground monster who hunts on humans and a family who has a history of killing down these monsters. The series has seven movies that are based on Graboids attacking humans in various parts of the world and the gummers family taking the front to kill these monsters.

Are Tremors Movies Connected?

Tremors movies are connected in terms of the story of a family who is hunting down monsters. Besides, the series has character continuity and involves references to events in the previous movie which requires watching previous films in order to understand.

Do You Need To Watch Tremors Movies In Order?

You can watch Tremors movies as standalone! but to really enjoy the Tremors saga and understand the story, main plot, and the relation of Graboids and Gummers family you need to watch all the tremors movies in order.

In What Order Should I Watch The Tremors Movies?

There are two orders in which you can watch the tremors series, The chronological order, and the release order. But there is no difference in both except the fourth movie is a prequel to the first installment. The best order to watch Tremors movies would be to follow the release order so that you can follow up with the story and all the events without any confusion.

Here is the list of all Tremors movies in order of release

Tremors (1990)

  • Director: Ron Underwood 
  • Stars: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross
  • Writer: S.S. Wilson, Brent Maddock
  • Runtime: 1h 36m

Tremors II: Aftershocks (1996 Video)

  • Director: S.S. Wilson 
  • Stars: Fred Ward, Chris Gartin, Helen Shaver, Michael Gross
  • Written by: Jerry Chesnut and Steve Tyrell
  • Runtime: 1h 40m

Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001 Video)

  • Director: Brent Maddock 
  • Stars: Michael Gross, Shawn Christian, Susan Chuang, Charlotte Stewart
  • Writers: S.S. Wilson, Brent Maddock
  • Runtime: 1h 44m

Tremors 4: The Legend Begins (2004 Video)

  • Director: S.S. Wilson 
  • Stars: Michael Gross, Sara Botsford, Billy Drago, Brent Roam
  • Writers: S.S. Wilson, Brent Maddock
  • Runtime: 1h 41m

Tremors 5: Bloodlines (2015 Video)

  • Director: Don Michael Paul 
  • Stars: Brandon Auret, Natalie Becker, Emmanuel Castis, Michael Gross
  • Writers: William Truesmith
  • Runtime: 1h 39m

Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell (2018 Video)

  • Director: Don Michael Paul 
  • Stars: Jay Anstey, Alistair Moulton Black, Paul du Toit, Michael Gross
  • Writers: John Whelpley, Brent Maddock
  • Runtime: 1h 38m

Tremors: Shrieker Island (2020 Video)

  • Director: Don Michael Paul 
  • Stars: Michael Gross, Jon Heder, Richard Brake, Caroline Langrishe
  • Writers: Don Michael Paul, Brian Brightly
  • Runtime: 1h 43m
Edited still from Tremors (1990) | credit goes to Universal Pictures

Tremors (1990)

Val and Earl are two handymen and best friend who lives in a town named Perfection in Nevada. Bored with their Job and living in the desert both of them decide to leave the town. On the way out of the town, Both of them discover a couple of dead bodies.

On consulting Val and Earl Finn Carter, who is a seismologist, Val and Earl learn about the presence of huge underground creatures and are feeding on humans and cattle. Val and Earl team up with the people of Perfection town and fight for survival with deadly creatures known as the Graboids.

A still from Tremors 2: Aftershocks (1996). it is the second movie on the list of all Tremors movies in order of release
Edited still from Tremors 2 | credit goes to Universal Pictures

Tremors II: Aftershocks (1996 Video)

Aftershocks is a direct sequel to the previous installment in the series. Val has married Ronda and has left, while Earl is working as a Graboid bounty hunter. Graboids have Emerged in Mexico and are killing everyone.

A Visiter comes from Mexico and hires Earl to rid of Graboid, desperate for money, Earl agrees but soon realizes that Graboids have Evolved into bipedal terrestrial animals called Shriekers. Earl teams up with Grady to fight with newly evolved Graboids.

A still from Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001). it is the third movie on the list of all Tremors movies in order of release
Edited still from Tremors 3 | credit goes to Universal Pictures

Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001 Video)

The third movie is focused on Burt and the story return back to the Town, Perfection. The movie starts with Perfection being a tourist attraction. Burt returns back to perfection and finds everything is okay and all are living happily.

But Graboids attacks the town again, and this time they have evolved into Ass Blasters and are creating a Havoc in the town. Once again. Brut teams up with other people in the town to fight with Ass Blaster and protect their town.

A still from Tremors 4: The Legend Begins (2004). it is the fourth movie on the list of all Tremors movies in order of release
Edited still from Tremors 4 | credit goes to Universal Pictures

Tremors 4: The Legend Begins (2004 Video)

This movie is a prequel to the first movie in the series and tells the story of how people of town previously defeated Graboids with the help of the ancestors of Brut. The movie sets in 1889 in the Town named Rejection in Nevada.

Only a handful of people are left in the town of Rejection since all the people have left the town in fear of Graboids slaughtering them. Hiram Gummer is the owner of the mine teams up with a gunman and other people of the town to protect his town and his mine.

A still from Tremors 5: Bloodlines (2015). it is the fifth movie on the list of all Tremors movies in order of release
Edited still from still from Tremors 5: Bloodlines (2015) | credit goes to Universal Pictures

Tremors 5: Bloodlines (2015 Video)

Graboids have emerged in rural South Africa and are slaughtering people. A government representative hired Bert to get rid of the problem. Bert teams up with his sidekick Travis and goes to Africa but soon learns that Graboids have evolved and have become more bigger and powerful.

While Fighting with Graboids, Bert also learns that he is the Father of his new cameraman Travis.

A still from Tremors: Shrieker Island (2020). it is the sixth movie on the list of all Tremors movies in order of release
Edited still from Tremors: Shrieker Island (2020) | credit goes to Universal Pictures

Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell (2018 Video)

The movie starts when Bert and his son Travis get a call from scientists and learns that Graboids have emerged in the Canadian Arctic and have killed three people. Bert and Travis agree to help scientists in getting rid of Grabiods and sets to the Canadian Arctic.

While fighting with Grabiods, Bert gets poisoned now everything is on Travis, he has to fight with Graboids and find a cure to protect his father.

A still from Tremors: Shrieker Island (2020). it is the seventh movie on the list of all Tremors movies in order of release
edited still from Tremors: Shrieker Island (2020) | credit goes to Universal Pictures

Tremors: Shrieker Island (2020)

This movie is the last movie in the series which is probably the darkest movie in the series but still manages to involve comedy. A group of hunters genetically modify Graboid eggs that result in huge and more powerful Graboids and Shrieker with the ability to multiply themselves.

Graboids attacks a nature preserve in the Solomon Islands and to get rid of these monster, scientists hire Burt Gummer. But this time it is not going to be easy for Burt to Defeat these creatures!

Tremors Movies In Chronological Order

There is not really much difference between the chronological and the release order of Tremors accept the fourth movie is a prequel to the first movie. If you want to want to watch Tremors movies in chronological order, then here is the order that you should follow.

  • Tremors 4: The Legend Begins (2004)
  • Tremors (1990)
  • Tremors 2: Aftershocks (1996)
  • Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001)
  • Tremors 5: Bloodlines (2015)
  • Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell (2018)
  • Tremors: Shrieker Island (2020)

Tremors Universe: All Tremors Movies, Tv Movies and Television Show In Release Order

Besides mains seven tremors movies, the franchise developed a television show that was aired on G4 Network. The television series is based on the original plot of the fight for survival with Graboids.

If you want to add the television series and the reboot movie in your viewing order of tremors then here is order in which you watch the entire tremors universe.

  • Tremors (1990)
  • Tremors 2: Aftershocks (1996)
  • Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001)
  • Tremors Television series (2003)
  • Tremors 4: The Legend Begins (2004)
  • Tremors 5: Bloodlines (2015)
  • Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell (2018)
  • Tremors: Shrieker Island (2020)

Which Tremors Movie Is Best?

Tremors series is one of the longest running franchise of all time that has seven movies based on Graboids attacking on humans. But out of seven movies, which Tremors movie is best! Here i have ranked all tremors movies from worst to best based on IMDb ratings.

Tremors MoviesRatings on IMDb
Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell (2018 Video)5/10
Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001)5.3/10
Tremors 4: The Legend Begins (2004)5.3/10
Tremors 5: Bloodlines (2015)5.3/10
Tremors: Shrieker Island (2020)5.5/10
Tremors II: Aftershocks (1996 Video)6/10
Tremors (1990)7.1/10

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Conclusion

Tremors are one of the longest-running American horror comedy franchise that is based on underground living monster-killing human and a family who has vowed to hunt down all Graboids and protect other.

The series has seven movies, a Reboot TV movie, and a television show. Here in this article I have provided a complete guide to Tremors Universe and have listed all tremors movies in order of release aka, the best order to watch the tremors series.

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