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King Cobra (1999)

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)
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Jo Biddle (as Kasey Fallo)
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Conrad
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Buck
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Jurgen Werner
Cedric Duplechain ...
Deputy Bud Fuller
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Dr. Pat Kagen
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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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Nick Hashimoto calls the snake Seth even though he was never told that was its name. See more »

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Snakes can backpedal?
6 April 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

One of the absolute worst man-against-wildlife films I have ever seen. What we have here are a couple of characters obviously ripped from Arachnophobia and Jaws with cliched personalities confronted by some really big snake from out the blue in a small rural town. Sweet, it's the premise from Arachnophobia as well. Speaking of hacks, it's wonderful how the writer decided to go steal lines from the Temple of Doom when his characters began to enact their moronic plan to capture the big snake. What does he think; the audience is that stupid?

One thing that puzzled me after watching this monstrosity... the tube or whatever gas chamber they used against the snake... it looked to be about half the length of the Cobra, yet they made it impossibly long somehow when bad actor decided to lure the snake into it by crawling in. I guess this is called drama. Anyway, the snake realizes its foolishness, and backpedals to escape. ????????? Bad actor and actress realize themselves, they are unable to seal off the other end because they won't have enough time (even though it would have taken probably a few seconds to cover the distance). Instead they took the time to push it into a tree. WHY???


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