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Anaconda (1997)

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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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Anaconda (voice)


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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

11 April 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Anakonda  »

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Box Office


$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


$65,557,989 (USA) (5 September 1997)

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Sound Mix:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


In the theatrical trailer, when Gary is attacked by the Anaconda, the CGI snake had not yet been put in, so he was falling backwards with nothing grabbing him. See more »


When Danny climbs aboard the boat they discover, his shoes and pants aren't wet, although he walked through the water to the boat. His shoes don't leave marks on the deck either. See more »


Danny: That's it, man. I'm getting the hell back to L.A...
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Followed by Anacondas: Trail of Blood (2009) See more »


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Written by Ice Cube & Mack 10
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Jennifer Lopez Tames a Snake?
13 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Being a big fan of Jennifer Lopez, "Angel Eyes",'01, I could not resist viewing this horror film and the horrors of a snake you have never seen before just hugging and hugging the entire cast to DEATH. Ice Cube, "Friday after Next",'02, was a great supporting actor who had a hard time trying to keep Jennifer Lopez out of harms way. Jon Voight,"Zoolander",'01, played a real real bad character who simply loved snakes and was a complete Snake himself through out the entire film. If you hate snakes in any way, this film will keep you on the edge of your seat in more ways than one. A great entertaining film because it has the charm of Jennifer Lopez, however, her charm does not seem to tame the Big SNAKE.

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