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Writers (WGA):
John Carpenter (teleplay) and
William S. Gilmore (teleplay) ...
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Release Date:
13 June 1999 (USA) See more »
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Harry Hamlin ... Vic Rondelli

Shannon Sturges ... Mandy Stratford

David Spielberg ... Mayor Parker

Patty McCormack ... Vera Conrad

Beau Billingslea ... George Mitchell

Phillip Troy Linger ... Dr. Matthew Watkins

Jack Scalia ... Max Farrington

David Whitney ... Ken
David Webb ... Sheriff Howell
Carolyn Bock ... Anita Young

Beth Champion ... Karen
Sandra Bell ... Laura Holden
Kirsty Boden ... Tammy Holden
Darce Florio ... Anita's Friend

Paul Tassone ... Stranded Motorist
Nathalie Roy ... Lacey
Mark Fairall ... Jack Kelly

Dominic Purcell ... Truck Driver
Daniel Murphy ... Jake
Amanda Dettrick ... Mrs. Parker (as Amanda Mires)
Antonia Murphy ... Olivia Porter
Katy Charles ... Victim's Wife
Tom Betts ... Little League Father
Marc Arena ... Kirk
Michael Langdon ... Lance Parker
John Walkin ... Umpire

Directed by
Noel Nosseck 
Writing credits
John Carpenter (teleplay) and
William S. Gilmore (teleplay) (as William Gilmore) and
Matt Dorff (teleplay)

Patricia Arrigoni (story) &
Fred Brown (story)

Produced by
Richard D. Arredondo .... producer (as Rick Arredondo)
Ted Babcock .... co-producer
William S. Gilmore .... co-executive producer (as William Gilmore)
Leslie Lipton .... co-producer
Peter Sadowski .... associate producer
Robert M. Sertner .... executive producer
Erik Storey .... co-producer
Randy Sutter .... producer
Frank von Zerneck .... executive producer
H. Daniel Whitman .... co-executive producer
Original Music by
Michael Tavera 
Cinematography by
John Stokes (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Tod Feuerman 
Casting by
Susan Glicksman 
Fern Orenstein 
Production Design by
Jon Dowding 
Set Decoration by
Paul Hurrell 
Costume Design by
Graham Purcell 
Makeup Department
Margaret Stevenson .... make-up and hair supervisor
Production Management
Troy Clarke .... unit manager
Julie Forster .... unit production manager
Skates Naiman .... production supervisor (as 'Skates' Naiman)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bob Howard .... first assistant director
Angella McPherson .... second assistant director
Dean Mountford .... additional third assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Chrissy Feld .... props
Sound Department
Wayne Artman .... re-recording mixer
Greg Burgmann .... production sound mixer
Chris David .... re-recording mixer
Robert L. Harman .... re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
Mont Fieguth .... special effects coordinator
Matt Sloan .... animatronics technician (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Craig Weiss .... visual effects supervisor
Danny Baldwin .... stunt coordinator
Sue Baldwin .... stunt department coordinator (uncredited)
Haydn Dalton .... utility stunts (uncredited)
Nick McKinless .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Phil Cross .... camera operator
Brett Marks .... key grip
Ken Moffatt .... gaffer
Andrew Railton .... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Casting Department
Tom McSweeney .... casting: Australia, Maura Fay Casting
Editorial Department
Christopher Campbell .... post production coordinator
Pam Sharp .... assistant editor
Eric Whipp .... telecine colorist (uncredited)
Music Department
Terri Fricon .... music supervision
Marty Wereski .... music editor
Scott Cochran .... music engineer (uncredited)
Billy Martin .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Truck Humphries .... vehicle coordinator (as 'Truck' Humphries)
Other crew
Lyn Aronson .... script supervisor
Annie McEvoy .... production coordinator
Jamie McGuire .... production assistant: los angeles
Jamie McLennan .... location manager
Rachel Leigh Anderson .... stand-in (uncredited)
Nancy Mouton .... assistant to executive producers Robert M. Sertner and Frank von Zerneck (uncredited )

Production CompaniesDistributorsOther Companies
  • Maura Fay Group  casting: Australia, Tom McSweeney (as Maura Fay Casting)

Additional Details

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91 min

Did You Know?

This was based on "Fangs", a script John Carpenter did back in the 1970s when he wrote as a gun for hire. In the original, according to Carpenter himself, there were scares and jumps all over the place. One scene included a man who hears a rattle, thinks it's his infant, and finds a rattlesnake in the crib.See more »
Errors in geography: The movie is supposedly set somewhere in America but when they run into the bush when the first man is bitten, the trees in the background are stringy bark etc. and the leaf litter in the ground is also Eucalypt found in Australia.See more »


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5 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
A movie of Silent predators? Nope., 6 November 2002
Author: Scott ( from Greensboro, N.C.

When I first saw this movie, I only caught the first half hour of it, but it was enough. I had seen enough of these formulaic, made-for-TV movies to know how it was going to end. Two months later, the curiosity of the accuracy of my predictions got the best of me, so I rented the movie and finished it this time. And I can say that with my guesstimation abilities, movie companies should hire me to write formulaic, made-for-TV movies. Everything happened that I anticipated: the progression of the plot, the introduction and killing off of characters, the role each character plays in the movie, it all was there.

If you've seen one of these movies, you've seen them all. Movies like this one, Marabunta, The Fury Within, Nightscream, Burial of the Rats, they are all the same. Watch one movie, replace the aggressive animal with a different animal, and enjoy.

Scott says: For a movie of silent rattlesnakes, the snakes sure broke script a lot.

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