Synopsis: When a documentary crew traveling through the Amazon jungle, picks up a stranded man, they are unaware of the trouble that will occur. This stranger's hobby is to capture the giant Anaconda snake, and plans to continue targeting it on their boat, by any means necessary.
Director(s): Luis Llosa
Production: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
  6 wins & 10 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
89 min

- Miss Flores.

- Professor. When did you get in?

A couple of days ago. l've been out

asking about our tribe.

- Any luck?

- The evidence is they're out there.

And can be found ...

or so l told the grant people!

My guide thinks they're here.

He found one of their markers.

- That's good!

- l think we have a chance.

- Get me there, and l'll shoot it.

- That's why I hired you.

- l appreciate the work.

- l wanted the best director.

l think we'll make a good team.

You're a mess. What happened?

Just a small piranha attack.

l barely escaped with my life.

- Somebody's up awfully early.

- Well, today's a good day.

Not every day my home girl

gets to direct a documentary.

- You ready?

- l think so.

- Congratulations.

- Thanks.

ls this a pleasure cruise?

You know me.

l don't mix business with pleasure.

lf we go up through here ..?

This way better.

lf not, l cannot be responsible.

Well, it's only 55 kilometers more.

Better safe than sorry.

- Mateo, you understand me?

- Sure.

- l need some shots over there.

- As you say, cheffe .

- Where's Westridge? He checked in.

- Probably getting his beauty sleep.


Careful! Bordeaux!

Fragile. Expensive wine.

- Christ! Good morning.

- Morning. How was your flight?

Actually, it was a bloody nightmare.

Ongoing, l think.

- One zoom lens ...

- You! Stow this in my room.

l'm the production manager.

- Then manage them into my room!

- One pompous ass ...

ln some cultures, asking you

to carry bags shows respect.

Respect this!

Terri Flores.

l've seen some of your films.

They were ... promising.

- lt's hot! Are we on the equator?

- Welcome aboard ... l guess.

- He likes you!

- You felt that too?

lt's Jacques Cousteau!

- Joinez-moi avec mon equipe ...

- Whatever the hell that means ...

Ready for Rio Negro!

Everybody! Check your gear and

pray you remembered bug spray.

Our adventure begins 1,000 miles

from the mouth of the Amazon.

From here, we travel

unexplored backwaters -

- in search of the Mist People,

the Shirishama.

On of the last mysteries

of the Rain Forest.

ls it just me,

or does the jungle make you horny?

- l think it's the jungle.

- l've got one thing on my mind.

Can l work, please?


Save me! l'm stranded.

My boat is stranded in the ropes.

Help me!

There's a dude on a boat over there.

Pull over to his boat!

We'll bring you on board.

Thank the Lord for you!

- Are you okay?

- The roots tore off my propeller.

We can't take you back to Manaus.

At the next village, l know the

people. They will help me.

- l apologize for the trouble.

- There's no need.

We're all at the mercy of machines.

Yours broke.

Mateo, vamonos.

- Fish, river style!

- Not bad!

We should get that on film.

- Ever work in a sushi bar, Mr ..?

- Paul Sarone.

- Where are you from, Mr. Sarone?

- Paraguay.

l studied to be a priest.

But then l needed to see

the real world.

So l ended up in the jungle.

l seem to fit.

What does a failed priest do here?

Who says l failed?

l didn't fail.

So what is your calling now?


l catch them.

- For zoos and collectors.

- Poaching?

Poaching is illegal.

What are you hunting?

We're not hunting anything.

We're making a documentary

on the Shirishama lndians.

- The People of the Mist?

- You know of them?

- l've seen them.

- Could you show me where?

You saved my life. l can show you

exactly where l saw them.

So slurs every river rat after

five whiskies in any Manaus bar.

Five whiskies?

That's breakfast on the river.

Does salad go well

with fish river style?

Salad would be perfect,

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