After a sudden underwater tremor sets free scores of the prehistoric man-eating fish, an unlikely group of strangers must band together to stop themselves from becoming fish food for the area's new razor-toothed residents.
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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 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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