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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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Dwight H. Little (as Dwight Little)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Johnny Messner ... Bill Johnson
KaDee Strickland ... Sam Rogers
Matthew Marsden ... Dr. Jack Byron
Nicholas Gonzalez ... Dr. Ben Douglas
Eugene Byrd ... Cole Burris
Karl Yune ... Tran
Salli Richardson-Whitfield ... Gail Stern
Morris Chestnut ... Gordon Mitchell
Andy Anderson Andy Anderson ... John Livingston
Nicholas Hope ... Christian Van Dyke
Peter Curtin Peter Curtin ... Lawyer
Denis Arndt ... CEO
Khoa Do Khoa Do ... Lead Lopak Hunter
Aireti Aireti ... Lopak Hunter
Andre Tandjung Andre Tandjung ... Bartender
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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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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Indonesian

Release Date:

27 August 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Anaconda 2: The Black Orchid See more »

Filming Locations:

Deuba, Fiji See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,812,287, 29 August 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$32,238,923

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$38,753,975
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2.35 : 1
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Nerida Tyson-Chew's score was nominated for Best Soundtrack Album at the 2005 Screen Music Awards (Australia). See more »

Goofs

When Cole gets mouth-to-mouth, Sam's thong is showing. Then from a behind shot, you see no thong. See more »

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Cole Burris: I'm so hungry, I'd sell my Grandmother for a tic tac!
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Featured in Shameful Sequels: Anacondas (2010) See more »

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Chapow! Part 2
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Entertaining Adventure
10 September 2007 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

In New York, the ambitious Dr. Jack Byron (Matthew Marsden) and his associate Gordon Mitchell (Morris Chestnut) present the research of his assistant Sam Rogers (KaDee Strickland) 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 (Johnny Messner) and his partner Tran (Karl Yune) 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.

I saw "Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid" with a very low expectation based on the IMDb User Rating, but I liked this entertaining adventure a lot. The story is full of action and humor, and I laughed a lot when Cole calls Sam of "Lorena Babbitt" when she cuts the head of one anaconda. There are the usual clichés of this type of predictable B-movie, but I had a good surprise in the end. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Anaconda 2: A Caçada Pela Orquídea Sangrenta" ("Anaconda 2: The Hunt for the Bloody Orchid")


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