Earl Bassett: No way those things can outrun these horses!
Valentine McKee: Yeah, well, for all you know, they can fly.

Well, there sure as hell ain't nothing to stop us now... everybody we know between here and Bixbe's already dead.

Earl Bassett

Damn it Valentine, you never plan ahead, you never take the long view, I mean here it is Monday and I'm already thinking of Wednesday... It is Monday right?

Earl Bassett

Rhonda LeBeck: They only respond to vibration, right? Couldn't we... distract them somehow?
Valentine McKee: Yeah, something to keep 'em busy, like a... like a decoy!
Earl Bassett: Hey Melvin... wanna make a buck?

Valentine McKee: We can't hold still long! These things are damn smart! They're getting smarter by the minute!
Burt Gummer: That's fine! [holds up a stick of dynamite] We got some new things to teach 'em!

Valentine McKee: Come on you two, let's go, we're headed for the mountains!
Burt Gummer: [Grabs a bag of weapons] If that's how we're doin it, we're going prepared!

That's how they get you. They're under the goddamn ground!

Valentine McKee

No tracks, no sign, no spoor... you'd think after eating all those sheep they'd have to take a dump someplace ...

Burt Gummer

[hearing music underground] So where the hell's that goddamn golden oldie comin' from?

Valentine McKee

What the hell is going on! I mean what the hell is going on!

Valentine McKee

This valley is just one long smorgasboard.

Valentine McKee

Earl Bassett: We gotta run. We've got a schedule to keep.
Valentine McKee: Yeah. See, we plan ahead, that way we don't do anything right now. Earl explained it to me.

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Tremors Quotes

Valentine McKee: STAMPEDE! Stampede, Earl! Get out of the way, get out of the way!
Earl Bassett: You dumb shit. I was in a stampede once. Five hundred head, all hell-bent for the horizon.
Valentine McKee: Now, exactly how many cattle are required for a stampede, Earl? Is it three or more? Is there a minimum to 'pede?
Earl Bassett: I wish they'd stampede up your ass.

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!