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Basilisk: The Serpent King (2006)

TV Movie  |  TV-14  |   |  Action, Fantasy, Horror  |  25 November 2006 (USA)
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Two millennia ago, a Lybian king has a basilisk (snake-shaped dragon), which petrifies people, subjected to the same fate with a golden scepter during a solar eclipse. Both these and ... See full summary »

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Dr. Harrison 'Harry' McColl
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Rachel Donegal
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Col. Douglas
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Rudy Skeeters
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Sierra
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Carlton
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Hannah
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Brock
James Graves ...
Captain Hinkley
Atanas Srebrev ...
Simms
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Bedouin Leader
Djoko Rosic ...
Elder Berber (as Djoko Rosich)
Martin Gjaurov ...
Berber #1
Velislav Pavlov ...
Berber #2
Daniel Gibson ...
Chubby Guy
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Two millennia ago, a Lybian king has a basilisk (snake-shaped dragon), which petrifies people, subjected to the same fate with a golden scepter during a solar eclipse. Both these and several victims are dug up by modern archaeologist Harrison 'Harry' McColl's expedition. Despite a cryptic warning from tribal locals, everything goes to his Colorado university's museum. It's all exhibited during another eclipse, which leads to the monster reviving. Harry and some of his friends must try to petrify the monster again. Written by KGF Vissers

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An Eclipse Awakens An Acient Monster Whose Gaze Turns Flesh To Stone...No One Knows How To Stop It...But One Woman Knows How To Control It


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Throughout the film, Yancey Butler's character, Hannah, is shown alternately wearing high heels and sneakers, but she is never seen changing her footwear. This occurs more than once. See more »

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27 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Basilisk wasn't as bad as some of the other Saturday night Sci-fi Channel offerings. The majority of the budget was obviously spent on CGs. While there were scenes where the CG effects weren't great, there were others that it was.

My big complaint about these movies are little details. These movies are filmed in Eastern Europe, where the buck can be stretched further than in the states. That's fine, but at least if you're depicting the U.S. military, use American-issued weapons, not weapons fixed to look like them. Would it be too hard to scrounge up some decent-looking M-16s?


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