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Anaconda

A movie directed by Luis Llosa

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Jon Voight is scarier than the snake!

  • Dec 20, 2007
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+3
This is the essence of a great popcorn movie. Lots of fun, and things jumping out and scaring the characters, and the audience. The weakest part of the film is the Anaconda, which looks very computer-generated (because it is, of course!). The director wisely keeps the snake shots to a minimum, and the result is a creepier picture.

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Pros: The movie is over     Cons: The movie started and I watched it all     The Bottom Line: Watch it for Kari Wuhrer only     Sssssnakes have never bothered me, unlike those arachnids, but this isn't your ordinary sssssnake! This is the Anaconda, biggest and baddest of them all, with a nasty eating habit. Ssssso, if sssssnakes aren't your cup of tea, ssssstay away from this baby.      The movie stars Eric Stoltz for …
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This giant-man-eating-snake-in-the-jungle thriller definitely scores points as a guilty pleasure, especially with Jon Voight hamming it up as the monster-poacher. He makes life miserable for a team of documentary filmmakers on the Amazon river.Anacondais one of those movies that exists for no other reason than to give computer animators a chance to strut their stuff with a new digital beastie, and they don't disappoint. It's a lot of fun to watch the mega-snake scarf down its victims and--in the case of Voight--regurgitate 'em right back up again, all covered in gooey digestive juices. You might wonder why Eric Stoltz, who plays Dr. Steven Cale, showed up for a role that requires him to be off-screen for most of the movie, but hey--when it comes to big snake movies, you might as well put your brain on hold and sit back for the slimy ride.--Jeff Shannon
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Director: Luis Llosa
Screen Writer: Jack Epps Jr., Hans Bauer, Jim Cash
DVD Release Date: August 27, 2002
Runtime: 89 minutes
Studio: Sony Pictures
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