Snakes, a venomous reptile which has caused several disturbances to the human society for ages, have made appearances in several Hollywood movies. If you are in search for a movie that assures a spine chilling effect, snake movies are for you. Snake movies, which have always portrayed some of the deadliest serpents, are not only popular for their thrilling effect, but also for their technical aspects. The camera works, and also the shooting location of these movies are worth a watch. Snake has made several negative impacts on the lives of human beings since Satan entered the Garden of Eden. And most of the snake movies show mankind’s triumph on snake. The deadliest snakes get killed by the protagonists of the movie- something that gives the audiences some kind of relief at the end. And this mental satisfaction that people experience at the climax of the movie also reduces their fear of snake to some extent. This sense of victory and deep sigh of relief are some of the popular experiences of snake movies. If you are interested to see some of them, you may check out the list of top ten snake movies.
Anaconda is undoubtedly the best snake movies of all times. The script of the movie and acting skills of every actor has taken the movie to great height. The setting of the film has added to the acting skills and technical brilliance of the entire movie. Though the entire movie has several praiseworthy moments, the death scene at the end deserves special mention.
2. Snake On A Plane
Snakes on a Plane has received a widespread popularity among the audiences and garnered huge success in the box office. Apart from the presence of hundreds of snakes in the movie, Samuel L. Jackson’s work is also known to be a reason behind the grand success of the movie.
3. Raiders Of The Lost Ark
Though the film does not have snakes in all part, the brilliant way of introducing snakes in different sections of the movie makes it a must watch. The scenes that involved the cobras and Indy have received an unforgettable place in the hearts of people.
4. Anacondas: The Hunt For The Blood Orchid
Directed by Dwight H. Little, the sequel of the film Anaconda has also received success in the box office. Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid is a horror thriller movie which rotates around the lives of a group of explorer searching for one sacred flower which will give human beings healthier and longer life. It is during their forest expedition that they will have to face tough challenges from the giant snake Anaconda.
When it is about snake movies, Python deserves special mention. The horror movie, which was actually made for airing in television, has grabbed the attention of people of different age groups. Wil Wheaton and Jenny McCary showcased excellent performance in the movie.
6. Conan The Barbarian
If you are a fan of Arnold Schwarzenegger and searching for a film that showcases his valiant act, you can check out Conan the Barbarian. Though the film is not entirely based on snakes, the fight between a fearful snake monster and Arnold Schwarzenegger makes it one of the most memorable snake films.
7. Boa Vs. Python
Boa vs. Python is one of the most remarkable films of this genre. Boa’s great escape and the governor’s decision to release Python to find Boa is worth watching. The film is also known for the performance by Angel Boris.
8. Curse II: The Bite
Curse II: The Bite is an unforgettable story: not for its plot and the excellent direction but also it is known for its special effects. J.Eddie Peck who portrayed the role of Clark has amazed every audience, but it is the special effects which has given the actual feel to the movie.
9. The Snake King
Directed by Allan A. Goldstein, The Snake King has a star lineup that includes, Larry Day, Jayne Heitmeyer and Stephen Baldwin. The plot moves round the research team that has been sent to a jungle for find a unique fountain. It is then the team found the snake instead of the fountain and struggled through different odds.
Vipers deserve special mention not only for the snake but also for the role of Tara Reid. The plot moves around an organization which has been experimenting on horned vipers to find cancer cure, but things go wrong and the members face the wrath of enraged snakes.