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Python (2000)

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After a military plane crash near a small American town, a giant man-eating snake sets off on a killing spree. The locals must find a way to eliminate the snake, with the help of a scientist who knows about the snake and terminates it.

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Richard Clabaugh

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Phillip J. Roth (story) (as Phillip Roth), Chris Neal (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Frayne Rosanoff ... John Cooper
Robert Englund ... Dr. Anton Rudolph
Casper Van Dien ... Bart Parker
William Zabka ... Greg Larsen
Dana Barron ... Kristin
Sara Mornell ... Theresa
Wil Wheaton ... Tommy
Jenny McCarthy ... Francesca Garibaldi
Chris Owens ... Brian Cooper
Sean Whalen ... Deputy Lewis Ross
Gary Grubbs ... Sheriff Griffin Wade
Theo Nicholas Pagones ... Dootsen (as Theo Pagones)
Scott Williamson ... Kenny Summers
David Bowe ... Boone
Keith Coogan ... Lenny
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Storyline

After a military plane crash near a small American town, a giant man-eating snake sets off on a killing spree. The locals must find a way to eliminate the snake, with the help of a scientist who knows about the snake and terminates it.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Created by Nature... Redesigned by Man See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and gore, some strong sexuality and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 August 2001 (Kuwait) See more »

Also Known As:

Piton See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

A full-scale python head was constructed and used during filming, but never once is seen on-screen in the final cut. See more »

Goofs

The film depicts a python with fangs, but pythons actually kill through strangulation, not through venom; a python's fangs do not contain enough venom to kill. See more »

Quotes

Kristin: Look, let's just wait it out. Sooner or later it's bound to get hungry.
Dr. Anton Rudolph: You must understand, it's still basically a snake. Even at its size, it can go without a month without feeding right outside that door.
John Cooper: There's not enough food in here to wait that long. And if it did decide to leave, where do you think it would go?
Kristin: Ruby. Oh, my God. The whole town is like an all-you-can-eat special.
John Cooper: And I sure don't want to wait around here to see what's gonna happen. So what do you say? How about it?
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Ohh, it's a Kill The Celebrities Movie!
5 July 2004 | by dahstraSee all my reviews

Anaconda turned me off of snake movies, but I decided to see this one because Casper's in it. My last impression of the movie during the credits was, "ohh, it's a Kill The Celebrities Movie!" It was fun to see so many celebrities, Van Dien, Englund, Wheaton, Zabka, but only ONE of them survives! The snake's special effects weren't bad as long as it wasn't a close up. Actually, I wish that the special effects for Mummy II (The Scorpion King) had been done as well as this snake (there was a joke). The gore (acid eaten bodies) actually looked cool and I was happy there weren't any close ups of those. The gore from the snake's death was less than I expected because of the scene's setup. It wasn't very climactic. But hey, maybe that's what REALLY would have happened. The very end shows all of the survivors six months later. There was NO point to that. I'd have expected to see some "hint" at another movie, but no. It was just, look how happy every one is after this and they've achieved all their dreams. Warm and fuzzy, but it didn't propel the storyline. Good Saturday afternoon movie to relax to after you finish mowing the lawn.


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