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King Cobra (1999)

PG-13 | | Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi | Video 29 April 1999
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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
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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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29 April 1999 (Singapore)  »

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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 »

Quotes

Nick Hashimoto: Snakes kill more people in one year than sharks do in one hundred years.
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References Jaws (1975) See more »

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Seth Is The Devil
Written by Hoyt Axton
Performed by Hoyt Axton
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Intensely Explosive and Emotionally Draining
25 May 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Hillenbrand's present one of the most frightening and intensely horrifying reptile films ever made. With incredible suspense and unrelenting thrills, the story of a huge hybrid snake wreaking havoc simply explodes across the screen. Pat Morita is superb as Hashimoto, the snake expert who recognizes pure evil in the unholy beast. Scott Hillenbrand is also excellent and certainly proves his acting prowess. Hoyt Axton is especially powerful in the role of the town's mayor and gives one of the best performances of his career. The entire cast is quite good in this terrifying motion picture and the direction is taut and creative. The sudden attacks by the snake, its stealth and menace, are almost to much to endure and represent some of the most frightening moments ever committed to film. Overall, this is giant snake cinema at its most visionary, epic in scope yet intimate in its moments of personal terror.


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