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Venomous (2001)

PG-13 | | Action, Drama, Horror | Video 29 November 2001
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Mutant snakes survived a terrorist attack on a government laboratory, and they now threaten the town of Santa Mira Springs, California. Seismic activity has brought snakes to the surface, ... See full summary »

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Dr. David Henning
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Dr. Christine Edmonton Henning
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Dr. Eric Foreman
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Susan Edmonton
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Maj. Gen. Thomas Sparks
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Gen. Arthur Manchek
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Billy Sanderson
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Cindy Sanderson
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Nurse Josie Randall
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Sheriff Jack Crowley
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Edgar Williams
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Katy (as Melissa J. Hayden)
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Dr. Dutton
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Daniel Andrews
Chas. Allan ...
Orderly (as Chas Allan)
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Mutant snakes survived a terrorist attack on a government laboratory, and they now threaten the town of Santa Mira Springs, California. Seismic activity has brought snakes to the surface, where residents are being bitten. Victims can transmit the virus to healthy persons. The military puts the town under quarantine. Local physicians try to control the epidemic, while the military is primarily concerned with keeping the virus a secret. Written by wkmiller704@yahoo.com

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There is no antidote


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Rated PG-13 for violence and brief language | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Major Manchek in "Venomous" must be related to the general of the same name from "The Andromeda Strain" (1972), another virus thriller. Both movies also refer to "Directive 712", described in "Andromeda Strain" as the use of a nuclear detonation to prevent the spread of a virus. See more »

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The woman who uses pepper spray on the guard goes down the hill in a different car. The headlights give it away. See more »

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General Tony Sparks: Not entirely original, I'm afraid.
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Edited from Species (1995) See more »

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A neat horror flick with a trick
28 September 2002 | by (China) – See all my reviews

I thought this was gonna be your typical brainless horror flick with the usual anti-establishment drivel to entertain the masses but lo and behold, it weren't so bad! The great unwashed will enjoy it but so will the average filmgoer who wants a bit more for his few bucks. Rattlesnakes get a bad break here but Treat Williams' character deals with them with respect and there is none of this revulsion that "Jaws" had for the sharks - guess we learned a lesson - Mother Nature does have a balancing act somewhere. The usual military stereotypes are villainous but redemption is at hand nonetheless. Enough of my philosophizing, get your popcorn and enjoy this movie. Do not watch it on TV - too many commercials will ruin it, rent it or buy it instead. Out here in HK, I paid $20HKD or about $2.50USD - not bad at all!! ha ha A pleasant surprise - enjoy.


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