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After a military plane crash near a small American town, a giant man-eating snake set off on a killing spree. The locals must find a way to eliminate the snake with the help of a scientist who knows about the snake and terminates it.

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Dootsen (as Theo Pagones)
Scott Williamson ...
Kenny Summers
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Boone
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Lenny
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After a military plane crash near a small American town, a giant man-eating snake set off on a killing spree. The locals must find a way to eliminate the snake with the help of a scientist who knows about the snake and terminates it.

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Rated R for violence and gore, some strong sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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A full-scale python head was constructed and used during filming, but never once is seen on-screen in the final cut. See more »

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When Bart Parker draws his Colt sidearm to threaten the doctor, we hear the sound of the hammer being drawn back, but when it comes into view, the hammer is still down. See more »

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Tommy: [last words] Dude, you got me out of bed for a snake?
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Followed by New Alcatraz (2001) See more »

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Ohh, it's a Kill The Celebrities Movie!
5 July 2004 | by (Utah, USA) – See all my reviews

Anaconda turned me off of snake movies, but I decided to see this one because Casper's in it. My last impression of the movie during the credits was, "ohh, it's a Kill The Celebrities Movie!" It was fun to see so many celebrities, Van Dien, Englund, Wheaton, Zabka, but only ONE of them survives! The snake's special effects weren't bad as long as it wasn't a close up. Actually, I wish that the special effects for Mummy II (The Scorpion King) had been done as well as this snake (there was a joke). The gore (acid eaten bodies) actually looked cool and I was happy there weren't any close ups of those. The gore from the snake's death was less than I expected because of the scene's setup. It wasn't very climactic. But hey, maybe that's what REALLY would have happened. The very end shows all of the survivors six months later. There was NO point to that. I'd have expected to see some "hint" at another movie, but no. It was just, look how happy every one is after this and they've achieved all their dreams. Warm and fuzzy, but it didn't propel the storyline. Good Saturday afternoon movie to relax to after you finish mowing the lawn.


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