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Lake Placid vs. Anaconda (2015)

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A giant crocodile goes head to head with a giant anaconda. The town Sheriff must find a way to destroy the two monsters before they kill the whole town.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Corin Nemec ... Tull
Yancy Butler ... Reba
Skye Lourie ... Bethany
Robert Englund ... Jim Bickerman
Annabel Wright ... Sarah Murdoch
Oliver Walker ... Deputy Ferguson
Laura Dale ... Tiffani
Ali Eagle ... Margo
Georgia Jay ... Jennifer (as Georgina Philipps)
Heather Gilbert ... Jane
Jenny May Darcy Jenny May Darcy ... Melissa
Nigel Barber ... Mayor
Kalina Stoimenova Kalina Stoimenova ... Megan
Carolina Bratanova Carolina Bratanova ... Heather
Sophia Lorenti Sophia Lorenti ... Amber
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Jim Bickerman, the intrepid poacher and now the lucky one-eyed survivor of the reptilian attack in Lake Placid: The Final Chapter (2012), has joined forces with a pharmaceutical company, to catch a crocodile for their bizarre cross-breeding experiments. Of course, nothing goes as planned, and now, the once-fenced-off area near Maine's Black Lake is rife with ravenous crocodiles and killer anacondas, threatening to devour not only the inhabitants but also an unsuspecting team of college sorority girls. Once more, it's up to no-nonsense Sheriff Reba, along with the Fish and Wildlife officer, Will Tull, to stop the scaly menace, as the members of both aggressive species won't stop fighting until the extinction of the opponent. Is there an escape from the mandibles of death? Written by Nick Riganas

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Crocs on the Dock. Snakes on the Lake.


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Trivia

This is the fifth film in both series. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the movie anaconda eggs are discussed. Anacondas, however, are one of a few varieties of snake that give birth to live young instead of laying eggs. See more »

Quotes

Margo: You did everything somebody like you was willing to do.
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Connections

Follows Lake Placid: The Final Chapter (2012) See more »

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B-movie in all its glory (kinda sarcasm?)
26 October 2015 | by ArchonCinemaReviewsSee all my reviews

I have always had a soft spot for science fiction B-movies. And while Lake Placid vs. Anaconda fills all the requirements for terrible B-movie glory, it is not actually good in any manner.

People often forget that the original Lake Placid and Anaconda films were quite good in a campy creature kind of way. The onslaught of sequels bastardizing their originality and fun of those films have relegated the sub-genre to pure and lovely guilty pleasure filth. Lake Placid vs. Anaconda has nearly every ghastly B-movie trope we've come to expect from these films, and it's not in a good way.

The plot of the film often gets overly summarized to the point of stating the title in sentence form. Lake Placid vs. Anaconda has a super science-y organization funding crazy genetic research while searching for an elixir of youth. Of course, that means they need a super anaconda to bear love children formed from breeding the snake with the gigantic crocodile, thereby making "baby croc-a-condas." Along the way the creatures get loose and go on a killing spree, as they often do, and what do they stumble upon but a group of near- naked sorority girls during rush.

Lake Placid vs. Anaconda has all the literal makings of a B-movie without any of the self referential and irreverent humor of its more successful predecessors, such as the recent Sharknado and Piranha 3D. For some inexplicable reason, the makers behind the film chose to minimize the comedy, and without humor it is just dull.

A B-movie stuff wouldn't be true to itself if it didn't fail at some basic film making techniques, and the sound production, anaconda effects and dialogue overall are pretty terrible. And for a B-movie where gigantic creatures are constantly killing humans, it was pretty weak on the gore and creativity in the death scenes, with the only amusing part being croc on anaconda casualties.

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25 April 2015 (USA) See more »

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