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June 1975 (USA) See more »
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Slimy nightmares that mean death to the living. See more »
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A young man who has been beaten, abused, humiliated and laughed at all his life finds that he has an unusual empathy with snakes... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Kwok-Leung Gan ... 'Keto' Chen Chih-Hung (as Kurt Lang)
Lin Lin Li ... Hsiu Chuan (as Maggie Lee)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chun Chen ... Hu Bao-Chun
Hao Chen
Shao-Liang Chen
Shao Lun Chiang
Chi Chou ... Kuan Fu-Cheng
Li Jen Ho
Hsiung Kao
Ti Hua Ko ... Chin Yin
Chih-hao Kuo
Min-Lang Li ... Li Tung
Feng Lin ... Fang Cheng-Chung
Yen Ling
Terry Liu ... Fang Fang
Ching Ho Wang

Directed by
Chih-Hung Kuei 
 
Writing credits
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Kuang Ni 

Produced by
Runme Shaw .... producer
 
Original Music by
Yung-Yu Chen 
 
Cinematography by
Chi Yu 
 
Film Editing by
Hsing-Lung Chiang 
 
Art Direction by
Mao-lung Lin 
 
Costume Design by
Chi-Yu Liu 
 
Makeup Department
Hsu-Ching Wu .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Tien Wu .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Chi Cheng .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Yung-Hua Wang .... supervising sound editor
 

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Also Known As:
"The Killer Snakes" - Hong Kong (English title) (original subtitled version), International (English title) (dubbed version)
"Killer Snakes... The Hiss of Death" - USA (promotional title)
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99 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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5 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Yuck, 27 July 2002
Author: rufasff from Los Angeles CA

This seventies Hong Kong import is about as unpleasant as it gets. An unsanitary, screwed up uber loser befriends some snakes to get back at everyone; for Everyone is mean, stupid and cruel in this film. Except his virginal girlfriend of course, and well, don't ask.

I thought it was interesting that you are never really sure if this guy has trained the snakes, or if they just feel sorry for this miserable soul. At any rate, when he's not using live snakes to rape his tied up whores, he is not above zapping them with a Kamoto dragon. It's a fun filled frolic for the whole family! Some of the trained Cobras are impressive to watch.

The letterboxed print from "Something Weird" is awful, blotched and stained all the way through. If you want to see this, however, you better go for it, I don't think Criterion will get to this one for awhile.

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