Release Date: April 11th, 1997

DVD Release Date: January 20th, 1998

PG-13 |1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary

Filmmaker Terri Flores (Jennifer Lopez) is traveling deep in the Amazon jungle looking for a forgotten tribe. Terri and her crew, which includes an anthropologist (Eric Stoltz) and a cameraman (Ice Cube), come across Paul (Jon Voight), who is stranded on the riverbank. He offers to help them find the tribe, but his secretive behavior puts everyone on edge. They realize too late that he's using them to find a legendary anaconda that's worth a fortune -- if they can catch it.

Cast: Jennifer Lopez, Ice Cube , Jon Voight, Eric Stoltz, Jonathan Hyde, Owen Wilson, Kari Wuhrer, Vincent Castellanos

Director: Luis Llosa

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Columbia Pictures Corporation

Keywords: Gripping , Intense , Quest , Suspenseful , Survival , Escape , 1990s ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Mike ClarkUSA Today

    An enjoyably cast, superbly shot, jolt-generating device...It isn't art, but it'll crush your bones.

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    A slick, scary, funny Creature Feature, beautifully photographed and splendidly acted in high adventure style. show more

  • 75
    David SterrittChristian Science Monitor

    Coil up with a tub of popcorn, get a stranglehold on your soda - this is a creepy, action-packed boat ride down a jungle river with lots of huge snakes dropping by for man-sized snacks. show more

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