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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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orchid | blood | borneo | flower | anaconda | See more »

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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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Anaconda 2: The Black Orchid  »

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Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

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$262,896 (South Africa) (18 February 2005)

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$489,044 (South Africa) (4 March 2005)
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Nerida Tyson-Chew's score was nominated for Best Soundtrack Album at the 2005 Screen Music Awards (Australia). See more »

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After the boat sinks, a member of the crew says "Hard Drive's ruined". The device being held in his hand, dripping with water, is in fact an ASUS 52x CD-ROM drive. Clearly not a hard drive. See more »

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Gordon Mitchell: Are you okay now?
Gail Stern: Yeah, I'm fine. And keep your hands off of me!
Gordon Mitchell: It might be hard, but I'll try!
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Referenced in Anacondas: Trail of Blood (2009) See more »

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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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