After town handymen Val and Earl find a body on top of an electrical tower, it is discovered that the man died from dehydration. Soon after, they find the mangled body of a shepherd and his flock, which lead them to believe a maniac is on the loose. They soon find that the town is infected by man-eating creatures they label "graboids." After a rock slide, which traps the inhabitants in town, they are forced to fend off the flesh-hungry creatures. The townsfolk aren't particularly bright, so their attempts to ward off the creatures are hilarious.
Production Budget - $11,000,000
Domestic Gross - $16,667,084 (71st)
Worldwide Gross - $48,572,000 (70th)
Domestic Adjusted for 2013 - $32,152,105
Worldwide Adjusted for 2013 - $93,699,177
Filming locations include:
Alabama Hills, Lone Pine, California
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