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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Bart Parker
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Kristin
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Dootsen (as Theo Pagones)
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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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Kristin: Look, let's just wait it out. Sooner or later it's bound to get hungry.
Dr. Anton Rudolph: You must understand, it's still basically a snake. Even at its size, it can go without a month without feeding right outside that door.
John Cooper: There's not enough food in here to wait that long. And if it did decide to leave, where do you think it would go?
Kristin: Ruby. Oh, my God. The whole town is like an all-you-can-eat special.
John Cooper: And I sure don't want to wait around here to see what's gonna happen. So what do you say? How about it?
Theresa: Well...
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A Throwback To 50's Horror!
20 January 2001 | by (PA) – See all my reviews

Python is a film that is very reminiscent of those classic *B* horror films of the 1950's. It's a film that you know from the start won't win any awards for acting, directing or writing, but you find yourself unable to turn it off. You can't blame anyone but yourself for watching this film for the simple fact, you knew what to expect before you even began watching it. The star of the film is a HUGE python, genetically engineered to be almost indestructible, the characters are never fully developed, but overall, the film is fun to watch and if you can call this film a guilty pleasure, then no need to hang your head in shame, I found it hard to turn away, too!


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