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Release Date:
17 July 2002 (USA) See more »
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The beast is back.
Plot:
Hired for his transportation services, a former mercenary and his wife accompanying a secret convoy to a Soviet military base find it overrun by a gigantic snake and must battle the creature to get out alive. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

William Zabka ... Greg Larson (as Billy Zabka)

Dana Ashbrook ... Dwight Stoddard
Alex Jolig ... Matthew Coe

Simmone Mackinnon ... Nadia (as Simmone Jade MacKinnon)
Marcus Aurelius ... Col. Jefferson

Mike Mitchell ... Hewitt (as Michael Mitchell)
Anthony Nichols ... Keruptkot
Vladimir Kolev ... Crawley (as Victor Kohl)
Ken Evans ... Boyer

Raicho Vasilev ... Dirc (as Raymond Valley)
Vince Diamond ... McEwen

Velizar Binev ... Aziz
Tyrone Pinkham ... Pilot (as Tyron Pinkham)
Robert Sands ... Co-Pilot (as Sgt. Robert Sands)

Maxim Genchev ... Old Soldier
Hristo Shopov ... Doctor
Ivaylo Geraskov ... Zubov (as Ivailo Geraskov)
Ivan Barnev ... Russian Soldier #1 (as Ivan Burnev)
Georgi Ivanov ... Russian Soldier #2
Ivan Panev ... Scientist #1 (as Ivan Panez)
Stanislav Dimitrov ... Scientist #2

Robert Zachar ... Father
Bojka Velkova ... Mother
Kiril Hristov ... Spencer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Assen Blatechki ... Ramon

Directed by
Lee McConnell 
 
Writing credits
Jeff Rank 

Produced by
Jeffery Beach .... producer
John Capilla .... line producer
Melanie J. Elin .... producer
James Hollensteiner .... executive producer
Thomas J. Niedermeyer Jr. .... executive producer
Phillip J. Roth .... producer
T.J. Sakasegawa .... associate producer
Richard Smith .... executive producer
Plamen Voynovsky .... line producer (as Plamen Voinovsky)
 
Original Music by
Richard McHugh  (as Rich McHugh)
 
Cinematography by
Azusa Ohno 
 
Film Editing by
David Flores 
 
Casting by
LariAnn Lang 
Shala Lang 
 
Production Design by
Georgi Todorov  (as George Todor)
 
Art Direction by
Bobby Michaels  (as Borislav Mihailovski)
 
Costume Design by
Brianna Simer 
 
Makeup Department
Francie Hart .... key hair stylist
Francie Hart .... key makeup artist
J.M. Logan .... special makeup effects artist
Mariana Love .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Janine M. Clark .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Victor Bojinov .... second assistant director
Alexander Kossev .... second second assistant director
Joel Morales .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Nikolay Popov .... on-set dresser (as Nicholas Belvedere)
 
Sound Department
Bill Reinhardt .... sound mixer: Bulgaria
Anders Ross .... sound effects editor
Ken Skoglund .... sound effects editor
 
Visual Effects by
Ulysses Argetta .... digital compositor
Steven M. Blasini .... visual effects coordinator
Yancy Calzada .... character animation supervisor
Kevin Gendreau .... digital artist
Michael John McCracken .... visual effects designer
David Ridlen .... digital artist
Jason Shulman .... digital artist
 
Stunts
Kaloian Vodenicharov .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Vasil Galabov .... key grip
 
Editorial Department
Todor G. Todorov .... colorist
David Block .... colorist (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Alexander Peytchev .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Cherise Honey .... assistant: Mr. Beach
Krasimira Karachorova .... script supervisor
Peter Nikolov .... assistant armourer
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Python II" - USA (DVD title)
"Pythons 2" - USA (alternative title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for language and creature violence (DVD/VHS version)
Runtime:
Germany:85 min | USA:89 min
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Certification:
Germany:16 | UK:15 (DVD rating) | USA:R (DVD/VHS version)
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The whole opening sequence in the cave with the soldiers was shot at the very last minute, when the producers realized the cut of the film wasn't long enough to be marketable.See more »

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4 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Hey, how many Giant Snake movies have you seen filmed in the ex-USSR?, 15 September 2003
Author: davidemartin (davidemartin@cs.com) from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

I was puzzled by the credits being mostly Russian names. Then I realized this was a movie set in Russia that actually WAS shot in Russia!

So I say, cut it some slack. A stray thought-- the actors playing soldiers in the film probably WERE former members of the Red Army! They certainly had the moves. And the CGI serpents are pretty dang good! I was impressed by a couple of sequences. In one, the snake's underside reflects the light of the flamethrower being used (ineffectually) against it. The other nicely-done sequence is lifted from Gandalf's "death" in LotR: TFotR, with a serpent playing the Balrog role.

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