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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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Complete credited cast:
... Bill Johnson
... Sam Rogers
... Dr. Jack Byron
... Dr. Ben Douglas
... Cole Burris
... Tran
... Gail Stern
... Gordon Mitchell
... John Livingston
... Christian Van Dyke
Peter Curtin ... Lawyer
... CEO
Khoa Do ... Lead Lopak Hunter
Aireti ... Lopak Hunter
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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27 August 2004 (USA)  »

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Anaconda 2: The Black Orchid  »

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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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Nerida Tyson-Chew's score was nominated for Best Soundtrack Album at the 2005 Screen Music Awards (Australia). See more »

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The 'stone spider' is actually a golden silk orb weaving spider, harmless to humans and not native to Southeast Asia See more »

Quotes

Gordon Mitchell: Are you okay now?
Gail Stern: Yeah, I'm fine. And keep your hands off of me!
Gordon Mitchell: It might be hard, but I'll try!
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Nombok Dong
Written by Iwa-K and Tori
Performed by Iwa-K
Courtesy of PT Musica Studios
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Not bad at all
5 September 2004 | by See all my reviews

Along with "Catwoman", here's another summer movie that really wasn't bad at all. In fact, I think I liked it a little better than the first one. The plot had a few unexpected zigs and zags, some chills and quite a bit of genuine humor. Everyone's a little too pretty (even the guys) to be believed as a representative cross-section of humanity but that's Hollywood for you.

The fact that there are no anacondas in Borneo mildly detracts but I guess that's a minor squabble (someone really should have either done more research or simply placed the movie back in South America). If you're looking for a light summer entertainment, it's perfect.


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