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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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Storyline

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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Color

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2.35 : 1
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All three actors have played characters in Dc Comics TV series. Karl Yune (Maseo Yamashiro), Eugene Byrd (Andy Diggle), Nicholas Gonzalez (Dante Ramon/Rupture). See more »

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Monkeys with prehensile tails and the anaconda itself are native to the Americas, not to the island of Borneo in the Indian Ocean, where the movie is set; parakeets (budgies) are native to Australia. 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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Sequel with lots of action,adventures and excitement
29 January 2007 | by ma-cortesSee all my reviews

The story combines elements of first film and provides exciting and stirring entertainment .It concerns about a scientific chief(Dennis Ardnt)assigns to his group(Morris Chesnut,Mattew Mardsen,Strickland,Salli Richardson,Eugene Byrd among others)encounter a strange flower called ¨Blood orchid¨that could grant lasting life.They are going out from New York City until Borneo jungle where is allegedly the rare flower.They hire an adventurer(Johnny Messner) leading the expedition by means a boat through the river and a dangerous forest.Meanwhile they confront each other and attacked by a pack of large Anacondas which are deadlier and bigger but the orchid gives longer existence. The giant snakes savagely are stalking its prey and the group run afoul and fight against one nature's most fearsome predators.

The movie delivers the goods with hair-raising chills,full of scares when the Anacondas appear with outstanding special effects.The giant snakes are majority made by computer generator but also by Animatronics and seem totally alive.Actors give vigorously physical performances dodging the Anacondas,running,bound and leaps or dangling over a well which contains a snakes nest.The Anacondas ,themselves,of course ,are the authentic stars and they're marvellous terrifyingly astounding and almost totally convincing.Spectacular music adjusted to the action by Nerida Tyson and colorful cinematography by Stephen Windon.The motion picture is regularly directed by Dwight H. Little,an expert action genre such TV movies(24,Prison break,Bones)as cinema(Rapid fire,Masked for death,Free Willy 2,Murder at 1600).The film will like to former(Anaconda with Jennifer Lopez) film fans and adventures cinema enthusiastic.No for small kids by realistic,gory and violent attack scenes.


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