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

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$45,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$65,557,989 (USA) (5 September 1997)
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The CGI for the Anacondas cost $100,000 a second. See more »

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When the anaconda gets shot by Terri, the victim the anaconda holds in its mouth clearly is a dummy. See more »

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Terri Flores: This film was supposed to be my big break. But it turned out to be a big disaster.
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Fabulous Cast & Fun Film...
11 December 2013 | by (North America) – See all my reviews

'Anaconda' (1997) is headlined by a brilliant cast that wouldn't normally be collected for a production of this quality/genre (kudos to the casting crew!). However, its the Anaconda that's supposed to be the real star here. Unfortunately, the snake's CGI isn't quite up to the par of the passable animatronics, so its rarely able to pass itself off as believable, but the remainder of the cinematography is rich & luscious. Additionally, the plot/premise are let down by an loose & inconsistent script, mediocre editing (continuity errors galore!), & direction that could have gotten more out of this cast/production; 'Anaconda' however, still views as thoroughly enjoyable entertainment with great (if not campy) acting, & somewhat thrilling adventure & suspenseful action. Although the level of cast says otherwise, this is no Academy/AFI experience. Instead, what you view here, is your better than average light horror, thriller, action, adventure film that is perfect for a home matinée on the weekend, or an intimate midnight view on a dark & rainy night. 'Anaconda' is therefore recommended for light monster/horror genre fans & for the casual horror/thriller genre enthusiast. For similar themes consider watching: 'Alligator' (1980); 'Python' (2000); 'Anaconda (2): The Hunt for the Blood Orchid' (2004); 'Lake Placid' (1999); & 'Komodo' (2000). Also consider: 'Crocodile' (2000); 'Crocodile 2' (2001); 'Python' (2000); 'Venomous' (2001); 'Boa' (2002); 'Congo' (1995); 'The Relic' (1997); 'Mimic' (1997); Snake Woman' (2005); 'Boa vs. Python' (2004); & 'Snake Island' (2002).


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