R | | Action, Thriller
An F.B.I. Agent takes on a plane full of deadly venomous snakes, deliberately released to kill a witness being flown from Honolulu to Los Angeles to testify against a mob boss.
The filmmakers named the large Burmese python "Kitty".
Go, get outta here. Go!
(at around 44 mins) The snake that is handled and put into the microwave is a Scarlet King Snake. It isn't poisonous, but looks like a Coral Snake. It is often used in snake movies in shots where actors have to handle snakes, or shoot close ups with snakes.
Before the credits, there is a quick flash of a open-mouthed snake ready to bite the camera. During the credits, Cobra Starship's "Snakes on a Plane (Bring It!)" music video plays.
In the "world broadcast television premiere" on the FX network, the infamous "Enough is enough!..." line had to be edited, but just deleting the profanity lessened the intensity of the moment. FX opted to dub over the offending adjectives, so viewers heard, "I have had it with these monkey-fighting snakes on this Monday-to-Friday plane!"
£1,069,608 (UK) (20 August 2006)
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