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Venomous (2001)

PG-13  |  Video  |   |  Action, Drama, Horror  |  29 November 2001 (Germany)
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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. Christine Edmonton Henning
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Edgar Williams
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Dr. Dutton
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Daniel Andrews
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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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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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Great fun.
31 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you're a fan of disaster movies, you'll enjoy this one. Acting by the principal characters was excellent, except for Anthony Denison who couldn't act his way out of a paper bag. He provides the comic relief, and the lines he had to recite were ludicrous. An interesting subplot between the two principal characters carries the movie. If you like to watch the science in these movies, there's an error in the premise. You don't get antibodies from the snake venom. You get them from the bloodstream. But it wouldn't have been half as fun watching them try to draw blood from a snake as to milk it for venom. This movie was great fun to watch.


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