Creeping Danger: 15 Exciting Snake Movies

One sight of a snake ring underfoot terrifies many people, and filmmakers love to play on phobias. Therefore, the creators of films about snakes do not skimp and launch the most gigantic creeping reptiles to revive the plot and kill the heroes. Moreover, reptiles live not only in the jungle – the fateful meeting of characters and spectacular hissing hoses can take place anywhere.

They crawl for you (2019)

A religious sect has settled in the mountainous area, in which rituals are monstrous in their cruelty. The community is headed by Pastor Childs, who considers poisonous reptiles to be the conductors of God’s will. The man is sure that reptiles are not capable of harming the true righteous, and the wicked are punished according to their deserts. Rituals of cleansing from sin are carried out in the sect with enviable regularity, and the pastor’s daughter should become the next victim.

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Original title:
Them That Follow

Genre:
Thriller, drama

Actors:
Walton Goggins, Caitlin Diver, Alice Englert …

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.0, IMDb – 5.4

Age restrictions:
18+


Rattlesnake (2019)

An American horror film about snakes is worth a watch for fans of mystical stories. Katrina, along with her daughter, goes to her mother to start life from scratch. On the way, the tire in the car goes flat, and during the forced stop, the girl is bitten by a viper. A mysterious woman comes to the rescue, offering to save the child in exchange for a favor. When the time comes to pay the debt, Katrina learns that she has to kill a man before sunset.

Original title:
Rattlesnake

Genre:
Thriller, fantasy

Actors:
Carmen Ejogo, Theo Rossi, Emma Greenwell …

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.0, IMDb – 4.6

Age restrictions:
16+


Serpents (2018)

In order to save his terminally ill daughter , a desperate father sets off into the impenetrable jungle along with adventurers. There is a legend that in a remote corner grows a tree of life that can heal any person. However, in the dense thickets , the expedition encounters a giant scaly monster, against which the weapons of the expedition members turn out to be useless.

Original Title :
Da she

Genre:
Action, Adventure

Actors:
Huang Kailun, Zheng Yue, Nomen Eerdeni, Xi Meili…

Country:
China

Rating:
IMDb – 6.7


Snake (2017)

The family life of Adam and Gwyneth is far from ideal, as the man devotes all his time to the study of rare species of animals. A bored woman takes a lover, but decides to save her marriage and end the affair on the side. Gwyneth asks her husband to take her on an expedition to Africa. On the first night, a black mamba crawls into the tent. Foreign snake movies take an unexpected turn when Adam lights up a dangerous guest with his wife’s cell phone – and notices messages from Gwyneth’s lover.

Original title:
Serpent

Genre:
Thriller

Actors:
Tom Ainsley, Sarah Dumont, Nicole Johnson …

Country:
South Africa, USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 4.4, IMDb – 4.5

Age restrictions:
16+


Lake of Fear: Anaconda (2015)

The novelty of the movie is a fantastic horror film , where there are both huge snakes and giant crocodiles that sailed from the Lake of Fear franchise. Scientists set out to create an elixir of eternal youth, for which they need to mix the blood of a female anaconda and a large alligator. During transportation, several animals manage to free themselves. A film about an anaconda turns into an unpredictable thriller when a predator breaks out into the open spaces where tourists and scouts walk.

Original Title :
Lake Placid vs. Anaconda

Genre:
Horror, fantasy, action, thriller, comedy, adventure

Actors:
Korine Nemec, Yancy Butler, Sky Lowry …

Country:
Bulgaria, USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 3.0, IMDb – 3.2

Age restrictions:
16+


Silent Poison (2009)

Dr. Andrea Swanson is experimenting, trying to develop a new kind of predator ordered by the military. Research is being done on a remote island in the middle of the ocean, so the only transport is a submarine . The scientist gets on board the submarine, unaware of the irresponsible act of the assistant. An assistant smuggles several specimens of reptiles onto the submarine – and soon the predators begin to hunt for the crew.

Original title:
Silent Venom

Genre:
Horror, fantasy, action, thriller, comedy, adventure

Actors:
Luke Perry, Christa Allen, Tom Berenger…

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 3.6, IMDb – 3.2

Age restrictions:
16+


Vipers (2008)

The action of the feature film about killer snakes takes place in a small town attacked by mutant vipers. During the experiment, scientists manage to create a modified species of reptiles. Snakes have incredible endurance, strength and aggressiveness, so they get out of the terrariums. A group of survivors band together to confront dangerous predators, but the hideout is becoming more and more like a death trap.

Original title:
Vipers

Genre:
Horror, fantasy, action, thriller, drama, comedy

Actors:
Tara Reid, Jonathan Scarf, Corbin Bernsen…

Country:
Canada

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 3.5, IMDb – 3.3

Age restrictions:
18+


Serpentine Flight (2006)

Sean Jones accidentally finds himself at the scene of the Yakuza massacre of the prosecutor. The guy manages to escape from the killer , but the bandits set off on the trail of the witness. FBI agent Neville Flynn accompanies Sean to court to testify, and chooses a night flight for complete safety. However, yakuza tentacles are able to penetrate everywhere – and among the flowers treated with pheromones, dozens of poisonous snakes lurk in the luggage compartment. Neville’s main task is not only the delivery of an important witness, but also survival in the midst of what is happening on board the horror.

Original title:
Snakes on a Plane

Genre:
Action, thriller, crime, adventure

Actors:
Samuel L. Jackson, Julianna Margulis, Nathan Phillips …

Country:
USA, Germany

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.7, IMDb – 5.4

Age restrictions:
16+


Serpent Battle (2004)

An interesting horror film about snakes will tell you what human carelessness can lead to. The eccentric millionaire Broddick is a lover of exciting adventures and risk on the verge of a foul. A man orders a giant python and gathers his friends to hunt the monster. However, while being transported, the snake wakes up and kills the group of escorts. An FBI detective arrives on the scene with a scientist offering to destroy the python with a huge boa constrictor.

Original Title :
Boa vs. Python

Genre:
Horror, fantasy, action, thriller, comedy, adventure

Actors:
David Hewlett, Jamie Bergman, Kirk B.R. Waller …

Country:
USA, Bulgaria

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 3.2, IMDb – 2.8

Age restrictions:
18+


Snake Island (2002)

Malcolm Page collects information for his book about different types of reptiles, and the inhabitants of the African jungle are of particular interest to the researcher. The naturalist is heading to his destination on a tourist boat, but a ship breakdown forces Malcolm’s companions to spend the night on an island – a real den of snakes. Predators are happy with the sudden appearance of prey and begin to hunt for defenseless people.

Original title:
Snake Island

Genre:
Horror, fantasy, action, thriller, comedy, adventure

Actors:
William Katt, Wayne Crawford, Kate Connor…

Country:
South Africa

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 4.3, IMDb – 3.3

Age restrictions:
16+


New Alcatraz (2001)

The horror film will take viewers to the snowy Antarctica, where in the middle of the icy desert is the most secure prison for especially dangerous criminals. A group of prisoners are planning an escape, but the main enemy is not security or harsh weather. An ancient monster comes to life in the snow – the monster is hungry and does not intend to leave people the slightest chance.

Original title:
New Alcatraz

Genre:
Horror, fantasy, action, thriller

Actors:
Dean Cain, Elizabeth Lackey, Mark Sheppard…

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 4.5, IMDb – 3.4

Age restrictions:
18+


Rattlesnakes (2001)

An exciting action movie begins with a powerful earthquake that woke up dangerous underground inhabitants. The villagers are bitten by snakes, and Dr. Hanning tries to help the victims of the attack. Traditional treatment is powerless, because reptiles are carriers of an unknown virus . The authorities decide to wipe out the infected city from the face of the earth, and the doctor has a few hours left to expose the conspiracy.

Original title:
Venomous

Genre:
Horror, fantasy, action, thriller, drama

Actors:
Treat Williams, Mary Page Keller, Hannes Enike …

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 4.6, IMDb – 3.9

Age restrictions:
16+


Python (2000)

Scientists, commissioned by the military, have created a unique boa constrictor, which should become the most powerful biological weapon against enemies in the impenetrable jungle. On the way, the python manages to escape from the container – and the giant monster begins to hunt the inhabitants of a provincial town. People live in constant anxiety, experiencing the strongest horror, while the government is looking for effective means to combat the monster.

Original title:
Python

Genre:
Horror, fantasy, action, thriller, comedy

Actors:
Fran Rosanoff, Robert Englund, Casper Van Dien…

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 4.1, IMDb – 3.7

Age restrictions:
16+


Killer Cobra (1999)

In a secret laboratory, experiments are being conducted with a chemical that increases aggressiveness in various animal species. The next test subject is a hybrid of a rattlesnake and a cobra, but the mutant suddenly breaks free. The inhabitants of a nearby city become victims of a predator, and the mayor invites Hashimoto, the most skilled specialist in his field, to capture the monster.

Original title:
King Cobra

Genre:
Horror, fantasy, action, thriller, adventure

Actors:
Pat Morita, Scott Hillenbrand, Casey Fallo…

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 3.7, IMDb – 3.2

Age restrictions:
16+


Anaconda (1997)

The list of the best horror films is completed by a feature film, which still collects rave reviews from the audience. Despite the lack of high ratings, addictive fiction broke records at the box office. A group of explorers embark on a journey into the Amazon jungle after choosing an unsuccessful candidate for the position of guide. Scientists want to find Indian tribes , and the guide is obsessed with the idea of ​​capturing a giant anaconda.

Original title:
Anaconda

Genre:
Horror, Action, Thriller, Adventure

Actors:
Jennifer Lopez, Ice Cube, Jon Voight…

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.1, IMDb – 4.8

Age Limits :
12+


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Jared Lambert/ author of the article

I’ve been writing about movies, TV shows and anime for over 3 years, and you may have seen my reviews on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic.

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