In 1997, Anaconda snapped its way into cinemas. The movie – a horror film about a human-eating snake – starred Jennifer Lopez and Ice Cube, and was a hit at the box office.
Anaconda developed a cult following and in turn spawned a series of sequels to further the story. But how many Anaconda movies are there?
In this post I am taking a look at the series, to provide details about the collection, along with a list of the films.
What is the order of the Anaconda movies?
To date, there are five entries in the Anaconda movie series. The films include:
- Anaconda (1997)
- Anaconda: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004)
- Anaconda 3: Offspring (2008)
- Anacondas: Trail of Blood (2009)
- Lake Placid vs. Anaconda (2015)*
*Note: The fifth entry in the series is a crossover with the Lake Placid movie series. A series of horror movies about 30ft crocodiles.
Are the Anaconda movies part of the same series?
The Anaconda movies are all part of the same series, although they largely focus on a different cast of characters with each new entry.
Are the Anaconda movies the work of the same director?
The Anaconda movies are the work of multiple directors. Luis Llosa directed Anaconda, Dwight H. Little directed Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid, Don E. FauntLeRoy directed Anaconda 3: Offspring and Anacondas: Trail of Blood, and A.B. Stone directed Lake Placid vs. Anaconda.
Who are the cast of the Anaconda movies?
Notable actors in the Anaconda movie series include Jennifer Lopez, Ice Cube, Jon Voight, Eric Stoltz, Jonathan Hyde, Owen Wilson, Kari Wuhrer, Danny Trejo, David Hasselhoff, John Rhys-Davies, Corin Nemec, Yancy Butler, and Robert Englund.
What is the best Anaconda movie?
According to IMDb, the Anaconda movies are ranked from best to least-best as follows:
- Anaconda (1997) – 4.8/10
- Anaconda: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004) – 4.7/10
- Lake Placid vs. Anaconda (2015) – 3.2/10
- Anacondas: Trail of Blood (2009) – 3.0/10
- Anaconda 3: Offspring (2008) – 2.8/10
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