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A "National Geographic" film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who forces them along on his quest to capture the world's largest and deadliest snake.
Director: Luis Llosa
Most of the stars were not fans of snakes but they coped. CGI on the big snake costs $100k per second. Thankfully it was a big hit at the box office despite poor critical reviews.
Anaconda received mostly negative reviews upon its release. Some critics did praise the film's effects, scenery, and tongue-in-cheek humor, but many criticized the acting.
During the filming, the controls for the animatronic anaconda shorted out, causing it to completely lose control. Some of the footage is included in the movie.
This film is listed among the 100 Most Enjoyably Bad Movies Ever Made in Golden Raspberry Award founder John Wilson's book.
Sir Sean Connery and Tommy Lee Jones turned down the role of Paul Serone.