Hick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite an admonition from a shapely seismology coed who's picking up odd readings on her equipment. Before long, Val and Earl discover what's responsible for those readings: 30-foot-long carnivorous worms with a proclivity for sucking their prey underground.
United States of America
Kevin Bacon (Valentine McKee), Fred Ward (Earl Bassett), Finn Carter (Rhonda LeBeck), Michael Gross (Burt Gummer), Reba McEntire (Heather Gummer), Robert Jayne (Melvin Plug), Charlotte Stewart (Nancy Sterngood) more..., Tony Genaro (Miguel), Ariana Richards (Mindy Sterngood), Richard Marcus (Nestor), Victor Wong (Walter Chang), Sunshine Parker (Edgar), Michael Dan Wagner (Old Fred), Conrad Bachmann (Dr. Jim), Bibi Besch (Megan), John Pappas (Carmine - Roadworker), John Goodwin (Howard - Roadworker), Frank Welker (Graboids)
S. S. Wilson (Screenplay), Brent Maddock (Screenplay), Brent Maddock (Producer), Gale Anne Hurd (Executive Producer), S. S. Wilson (Producer), Alexander Gruszynski (Director of Photography), O. Nicholas Brown (Editor) more..., Ernest Troost (Original Music Composer), Peter Iovino (Still Photographer), Susan Bierbaum (Script Supervisor), Abigail Murray (Costume Design), Debra Combs (Set Decoration), Ivo Cristante (Production Design), Don Maskovich (Art Direction), Walt Martin (Production Sound Mixer), Jeffrey J. Haboush (Sound Re-Recording Mixer), Greg P. Russell (Sound Re-Recording Mixer), Kevin O’Connell (Sound Re-Recording Mixer), Richard L. Anderson (Supervising Sound Editor), Stephen Hunter Flick (Supervising Sound Editor), Ralph Sall (Music Supervisor), Kathy Durning (Music Editor), Patricia Carlin (Music Editor), Karen Sharp Lancaster (First Assistant Editor), Derek Berlatsky (First Assistant Editor),
Universal Pictures, No Frills Film Production
Valentine, Earl and Rhonda try to escape from the rock they are sitting on because of the giant creatures.