The Gun Wall – A Classic Scene From The Movie Tremors

I haven’t seen that movie since it came out in 1990, but I remember liking it. I also remember playing “tremors” on the play structure which was a game we made up as a variation on tag where you couldn’t touch the ground, or you’d die.  Good times…

Two things notable about the scene are the fact that the guns actually run out of ammo, and the lady actually says “magazine” and not clip.

  • You can buy Tremors or watch it online for a couple bucks – HERE

LOL they actually made up to “Tremors 4” … I hate to think how bad the other 3 are.



AJ187 December 8, 2010 at 12:20 am

Yep, Reba Mcentire knows her clips from her mags alright. I too remember playing tremors at school. It was a really variation of the lava game. Classic……


AJ187 December 8, 2010 at 12:23 am

I mean really a…….


BigFatPanda December 8, 2010 at 12:25 am

There was also a Tv series.

All Hail Bertram Gummer


Ed December 8, 2010 at 12:45 am

What I never understood is why the poster and cover of the movie shows a creature that looks nothing like anything in any of the movies…


BigFatPanda December 8, 2010 at 01:04 am

Yeah I always thought it was weird the image they chose for the poster is an image of the worm-like things that came out of the graboid’s mouth. Then again those were much more aggressive looking then the graboid itself.


LastResort December 8, 2010 at 12:57 am

I knew what clip this was before I even clicked! Such a (B-) classic….


032125 December 8, 2010 at 03:51 am

That movie was surprisingly good. At the time I thought it was a made for TV flick. It’s great to see preppers get the last laugh for once.


Aaron December 8, 2010 at 06:25 am

I saw it in the theater three times! Rec Room scene was, of course my favorite.
Nice detail that it was a shell casing cleaner that drew the graboids to the house.
Sequels actually weren’t all that bad.

If you do a bit of freeze-frame/slo-mo when Bert breaks open the display case, you can see one of those wood-backed cartridge displays right inside, at the foot of it – neatly arranged from smallest to largest!


Miguel December 8, 2010 at 07:12 am

Earl Bassett: What kind of fuse is that?
Burt Gummer: Cannon fuse
Earl Bassett: What the hell do you use it for?
Burt Gummer: My cannon!


Chris December 8, 2010 at 11:05 am

Blu-Ray version of the film came out not but a few weeks ago. Definitely like this take on a monster film where the locale of the humans makes them a better prepared folk (armed, no strangers to guns), over a bunch of sissy big city teens.


Will December 8, 2010 at 04:28 pm

And then there is his license plate – Uzi4u


Jusuchin December 8, 2010 at 07:08 pm

God, I remember this growing up.

This probably helped turn me into a firearms enthusiast (even though I have no money to even get a plinker, damn poor college student). The other was old anime where people actually died and it had some resemblance of a plot.


El Duderino December 9, 2010 at 12:30 pm

Ol’ Bert has a Red Ryder BB gun on that wall…


pat December 11, 2010 at 12:31 pm

My favorite Kevin Bacon movie?

It’s a tie. Between all of them.


Admin (Mike) December 15, 2010 at 05:11 pm

haha I just saw that commercial.



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