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
The film makes mention of the Candiru, a tiny catfish (also known as the Vampirefish) which has been attributed with the peculiar behavior of swimming into the human body through the urethra (in men) or the vagina (in women), where it lodges itself with its spines. This is not as common an occurrence as the film implies. Only one such incident is known to have happened to a man where a small catfish travelled into the urethra while he was urinating in a river. This account has been corroborated by Jeremy Wade in River Monsters - Amazon Flesh Eaters. See more »
The 'fuel' constantly referred to is almost certainly marine diesel. Even with a naked flame applied to it, marine diesel, or DERV just doesn't burn like that. See more »
They strike, wrap around you. Hold you tighter than your true love. And you get the privilege, of hearing your bones break before the power of embrace causes your veins to explode.
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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 »
OK, so in retrospect, "Anaconda" looks pretty ridiculous: Ice Cube talks like a rapper wannabe, Jennifer Lopez always looks like she's getting made up (despite the fact that they're out in the jungle), and the title serpent only attacks obnoxious people. If we accept the movie as just a cheap action flick, it doesn't seem all that bad. The main question is how Oscar winner Jon Voight ended up in something so silly (and the major goof of having Brazilians speak Spanish).
Oh well, Owen Wilson had to start somewhere; he should thank his lucky stars that he didn't have to start out in "Dante's Peak". Also starring Eric Stoltz, Jonathan Hyde, Danny Trejo, and the voice of Frank Welker.
As for snakes in movies, we'll have to see how "Snakes on a Plane" turns out.
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