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Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004)

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A scientific expedition sets out for Borneo to seek a flower called the Blood Orchid, which could grant longer life. Meanwhile, they run afoul of snakes and each other.

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In New York, the ambitious Dr. Jack Byron and his associate Gordon Mitchell present the research of his assistant Sam Rogers to the CEO and board of directors of a corporation to sponsor a scientific expedition to Borneo. The objective is to find a flower, Blood Orchid, that flourishes for a couple of weeks every seven years and could be a fountain of youth, prolonging the expectation of life of human beings. They are succeeded and once in Borneo, they realize that it is the raining season and there is no boat available to navigate on the river. They pay US$ 50,000.00 to convince Captain Bill Johnson and his partner Tran to sail to the location. After an accident in a waterfall, the survivors realize that a pack of anacondas have gathered for mating and their nest is nearby the plantation of Blood Orchid, which made them bigger and bigger. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The hunters will become the hunted.


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Rated PG-13 for action violence, scary images and some language | See all certifications »

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27 August 2004 (USA)  »

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Anaconda 2: The Black Orchid  »

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Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,812,287 (USA) (27 August 2004)

Gross:

$31,526,393 (USA) (8 October 2004)
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Trivia

All three actors have played characters in Dc Comics TV series. Karl Yune (Maseo Yamashiro), Eugene Byrd (Andy Diggle), Nicholas Gonzalez (Dante Ramon/Rupture). See more »

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In the opening sequence, Borneo tribesmen are seen hunting a tiger. Tigers have been extinct on Borneo for 11,000 years. They exist on nearby Sumatra, but the tiger depicted was a Bengal tiger native to the Indian subcontinent. See more »

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Cole Burris: I had this friend, who had this friend who shot documentaries, and he and his whole crew went down to the Amazon, and they were all eaten by snakes, and thats a true story
Gordon Mitchell: Come on Cole, you new a guy who new a guy. That's an urban Myth.
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Not a masterpiece, but Good Enjoyable Fun.
2 January 2005 | by (Georgia, United States) – See all my reviews

A scientific expedition sets out for the island of Borneo. They are in search of a flower named the Blood Orchid. Reports say that this flower can lead to a longer life. But what they find inhabiting the rain forest of Borneo are a group of anacondas. But they aren't ordinary... the Blood Orchid made the anacondas longer, faster, and smarter. Now the scientists must find a way out of the rain forest by outsmarting, outrunning and outliving the anacondas.

This movie got slammed by pretentious movie-critic-wannabes who don't understand the concept of a popcorn flick. This is a popcorn flick, a movie that you watch and eat lots of popcorn and enjoy yourself, cause Shakespeare it is not.

I enjoyed the movie, and I'm planning on buying the DVD.


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