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Anaconda (1997)

PG-13  |   |  Adventure, Horror, Thriller  |  11 April 1997 (USA)
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A "National Geographic" film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who takes them along on his quest to capture the world's largest - and deadliest - snake.

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When a documentary crew traveling through the Amazon jungle, picks up a stranded man, they are unaware of the trouble that will occur. This stranger's hobby is to capture the giant Anaconda snake, and plans to continue targeting it on their boat, by any means necessary. Written by FilmFanUk

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snake | boat | anaconda | jungle | amazon | See All (39) »

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Rated PG-13 for intense adventure violence, and for brief language and sensuality | See all certifications »

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11 April 1997 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$16,620,887 (USA) (11 April 1997)

Gross:

$65,557,989 (USA) (5 September 1997)
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Strong language was dubbed with (for example, using 'freaking') in order to get a PG-13 rating. Not only do the ADR'd lines have a slightly different sound to the rest of the dialogue, but the actors' lips do not match the new dialogue when they speak. See more »

Goofs

Near the middle of the film, when the monkeys are "warning" the documentary makers, you can see in close-up shots that several of the monkeys are tethered to the branches they are perched on with a fine cord. See more »

Quotes

Paul Serone: Westridge! Take my gear up to the pilot house.
Warren Westridge: I'm not your bloody poodle!
Paul Serone: What are you saying?
Warren Westridge: How dare you presume to order me about?
Paul Serone: Presume? How you like I presume to throw you in the river? You like that presume? Huh? Take it upstairs.
Warren Westridge: Thank you.
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References Jaws (1975) See more »

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Dio Che Nell'alma Infondere
From the opera 'Don Carlo'
Written by Giuseppe Verdi
Performed by Michael Sylvester & Vladimir Chernov with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Courtesy of Sonny Classical
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Excellent!!
13 February 2004 | by (Staten Island, New York) – See all my reviews

An excellent movie. That's all to say about this movie. Excellent. It contains some of the biggest names in entertainment(Jennifer 'J-Lo' Lopez, Ice Cube, Jon Voight, and Eric Stoltz) and some actors and actresses going from good to great, just good, or not good at all(Jonathan Hyde, Kari Wuhrer, Owen Wilson, and Vincent Castellenatos). Plus there was the appearence of Danny Trejo as the poacher. Even though the cast for this movie isn't really big, it's good enough to make a good movie. Other things I found great with this movie are it's special effects and the characters themselves. Jon Voight's character says funny things, even when he doesn't mean to be funny, Ice Cube's character is just plain funny, and Jonathan Hyde's character is hilarious. As I said, this movie is excellent, no doubt about it.

One more thing: Anybody who's anybody should see this movie. IT'S A GREAT MOVIE!!!!

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