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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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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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Love Just You
Written by Ron Wasserman and Kathy Fisher
Performed by Fisher
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The saving grace is in the ending...
17 August 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What makes KING COBRA a step above your typical direct to video B horror film? Well, (I hate to say it)the ending is downright thrilling.....not giving away any details but the confrontation between Pat Morita's herpetologist/snake wrangler character and the giant cross-breeded snake is a great showdown...leading to the main characters (local policewoman and doctor who happen to be dating)last ditch effort to destroy the snake. Do not rent this film expecting JAWS. However, every now and then a subpar film rolls along teetering between a * and ** rating until the last half hour pushes into a respectable ** and a half star rating. KING COBRA is one such film. (then again the drop kick scene may very well be worth the price of rental...) Gore fans may be disappointed due to its PG-13 rating and its reliance on "appear from behind" scares...go into this accepting its low budget and you should be ok


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