September 9, 2020
One of those horror films that intends to be serious, scary, and bloody, but turns out laughably hokey.
April 8, 2020
One of the highlights of... the last Golden Age of so-bad-it's-good cinema.
July 6, 2010
Just to show, early on, how much danger these folks are in, we get to see the film's titular star squeeze a black panther so tight that one of its eyeballs pops out.
January 20, 2009
...never quite lives up to the promise of its admittedly irresistible set-up...
October 18, 2008
A silly and plodding Jaws rip-off about a 40-foot man-eating snake on the prowl in the Brazilian rain forest.
February 9, 2006
One never questions the realism of the remarkable animatronic and computer-generated effects, but it's hard to credit a snake that screams.
December 6, 2005
At its best, it refuses to take itself seriously and literally winks at us. But more often, it derives laughs unintentionally.
December 29, 2003
Anaconda suffers from one-dimensional characters and cliches.
March 9, 2003
Both Ice Cube and Voigt are fun to watch in the film. The other actors are forgettable.
October 15, 2002
A morass of cliches, contradictions and clumsy attempts at suspense.
June 18, 2002
Anaconda is about a snake that eats everybody. That about says it all.
June 5, 2002
Scary, this movie isn't. The faux serpent, albeit an impressive creature, looks wholly unrealistic as it zips through water and air like a Saturday morning cartoon character.
April 12, 2002
January 1, 2000
An opening title informs us that anacondas will sometimes regurgitate their victims, just to have the pleasure of devouring them again: Yes, friends, prepare for the awesome spectacle of a vomiting giant serpent!
January 1, 2000
One thing that can be said for the film, it does have a high energy level and lots of action, even if it is all preposterous.