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Anaconda (1997)

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A "National Geographic" film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who forces them along on his quest to capture the world's largest - and deadliest - snake.

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Luis Llosa
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jennifer Lopez ... Terri Flores
Ice Cube ... Danny Rich
Jon Voight ... Paul Serone
Eric Stoltz ... Dr. Steven Cale
Jonathan Hyde ... Warren Westridge
Owen Wilson ... Gary Dixon
Kari Wuhrer ... Denise Kalberg
Vincent Castellanos ... Mateo
Danny Trejo ... Poacher
Frank Welker ... Anaconda (voice)
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Storyline

When a documentary crew traveling through the Amazon jungle, picks up a stranded man, they are unaware of the trouble that will occur. This stranger's hobby is to capture the giant Anaconda snake, and plans to continue targeting it on their boat, by any means necessary. Written by FilmFanUk

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When You Can't Breathe You Can't Scream See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense adventure violence, and for brief language and sensuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 April 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Anaconda See more »

Filming Locations:

Amazonas, Brazil See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,620,887, 13 April 1997

Gross USA:

$65,885,767

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$136,885,767
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby | SDDS (8 channels)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Mark Haskell Smith was responsible for much of the shooting screenplay, but went uncredited for his work. See more »

Goofs

When Serone uses dynamite to blow up a blockade across the river, a falling branch knocks the spare barrels of fuel overboard leaving them with only one for the remainder of their trip. However later the boat is seen from the back with all five barrels tied in their original position. See more »

Quotes

Paul Serone: Westridge! Take my gear up to the pilot house.
Warren Westridge: I'm not your bloody poodle!
Paul Serone: What are you saying?
Warren Westridge: How dare you presume to order me about?
Paul Serone: Presume? How you like I presume to throw you in the river? You like that presume? Huh? Take it upstairs.
Warren Westridge: Thank you.
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Alternate Versions

The version shown on the Sci-fi channel has several scenes added, including Westrige complaining about his room, Cale musing that the monkeys are acting like they sense a predator nearby, and a dinner scene where Westrige expresses reservations about Sarone. See more »

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Spoofed in Tripping the Rift: Creaturepalooza (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Dio Che Nell'alma Infondere
From the opera 'Don Carlo'
Written by Giuseppe Verdi
Performed by Michael Sylvester & Vladimir Chernov with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Courtesy of Sonny Classical
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Bad and Good at the same time.
30 August 2019 | by undeaddtSee all my reviews

This is the funniest cast you'll see in your lifetime, Ice Cube, Owen Wilson and Angelina Jolie's father all in one place. The movie is not good, but having in mind it is the 90's, it is almost great hahah. The acting is okay to say the least, the CGI snakes are as good as they can get in 1997. The plot is very weak and the ending is underwhelming, but it is a movie that if you catch it on TV, you will keep on watching the channel.


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