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King Cobra (1999)

PG-13  |  Video  |   |  Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi  |  29 April 1999 (Singapore)
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A mutated snake escapes from a laboratory and terrorizes the residents of a small California brewery town.

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Nick Hashimoto
Scott Hillenbrand ...
Dr. Brad Kagen (as Scott Brandon)
Casey Fallo ...
Jo Biddle (as Kasey Fallo)
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Mayor Ed Biddle
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Dr. Irwin Burns
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Dr. Joseph McConnell
Eric Lawson ...
Sheriff Ben Lowry
Arell Blanton ...
Jesse
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Conrad
Michael Leopard ...
Buck
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Bernie Alvarez
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Jurgen Werner
Cedric Duplechain ...
Deputy Bud Fuller
Paul Morgan Fredrix ...
Dr. Pat Kagen
Gary Bristow ...
Billy
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When a team of scientists led by Dr. Irwin Burns test an experimental drug that increases aggression in animals and humans, their biochemical lab explodes and a mutated nightmare escapes. Half African King Cobra and half Eastern Diamondback, Seth is pure evil. He's 30 feet long with a giant appetite for terror. Written by Mike

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Don't mess with mother nature! See more »


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Rated PG-13 for monster violence and terror, and for some sensuality | See all certifications »
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Goofs

The snake in this movie has a spectacle shape on the back of its hood which is the trademark for the Indian cobra (naja naja) not the king cobra (ophiophagus hannah) (although it could be argued that the Indian cobra is acting, and playing the part of a king cobra for the movie). See more »

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Seth Is The Devil
Written by Hoyt Axton
Performed by Hoyt Axton
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Frightening indeed.
5 February 2001 | by See all my reviews

Even taking into account what obviously was a miniscule budget, one of the worst efforts I've been exposed to. In a nutshell, this is a tale of a small town under the attack of a genetically engineered, grossly oversized mutant snake (half King Cobra-half rattlesnake) that has escaped from the local laboratory. To remedy this awful situation, they hire expert snake wrangler Mr. Miyagi to corral the ferocious reptile. Honestly, Pat Morita would have won more of my respect by signing on for another Karate Kid movie. And despite the fact that both the plot and the realism are miserable, every cloud has a silver lining - this movie is so bad that laughter is all but guaranteed. That's the only reason you'll make it to the end. And if you do, there's gold at the end of the rainbow. In one of the most outstanding moments in bad movie history, the movie's final scene features one of our heroes delivering a breathtaking drop kick to the snake that is guaranteed to have you doubled over in laughter while frantically reaching for the rewind button. You've got to see it to believe it.


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