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A plot to abduct a young boy for ransom is foiled when the two kidnappers and their hostages are up trapped by the police in a posh London row house... along with a deadly black mamba snake running loose within and killing them off one by one.
The mystery of "The Birds", The danger of "Psycho", The evil of "The Omen", The terror of "Jaws", Now, the ultimate in suspense.
Release Date: January 29, 1982
Runtime: 93 mins
All Genres: Thriller, Horror
Colors: Black and White, Color
IMDB Rating: 5.2
Buried.com Rating: 6.2 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With V
MPAA Rating: R
Klaus Kinski ...Jacques Muller (Jacmel)
Oliver Reed ...Dave Averconnelly
Nicol Williamson ...Cmdr. William Bulloch
Sarah Miles ...Dr. Marion Stowe
Sterling Hayden ...Howard Anderson
Cornelia Sharpe ...Ruth Hopkins
Lance Holcomb ...Philip Hopkins
Susan George ...Louise Andrews
Mike Gwilym ...Det. Constable Dan Spencer
Paul Williamson ...Det. Sgt. Glazer
Michael Gough ...David Ball
Hugh Lloyd ...Taxi Driver
Rita Webb ...Mrs. Loewenthal
Edward Hardwicke ...Lord Dunning
John Forbes Robertson ...Sgt. Nash
Ian Brimble ...Constable in Police Station
Peter Porteous ...Hodges
Maurice Colbourne ...Sampson
Nicholas Donnelly ...Superintendant
Cyril Conway ...Man in #17
Sally Lahee ...Woman in #17
David Sterne ...Driver
Charles Cork ...Driver's mate
Howard Bell ...Constable
Alan Ford ...Peters
Norman Mann ...Williams
Tony Meyer ...Martin
Michael Watkins ...Rogers
Gerard Ryder ...Smith
Moti Makan ...Mr. Mukerjee
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Richard R. St. Johns
Louis A. Stroller
More Movie Taglines:
- The mystery of "The Birds", The danger of "Psycho", The evil of "The Omen", The terror of "Jaws", Now, the ultimate in suspense.
- Kidnappers terrify... black mamba's kill!
- The object of man's most ancient fear.
- Klaus Kinski took his role in this movie over an offer to appear in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) because he was offered more money.
Tobe Hooper quit because of "creative differences". The DOP also quit for the same reason after ten days of shooting.
Replacement director Piers Haggard thought the Black Mamba was the nicest person on the set
Sterling Hayden's final acting role in a theatrical film.
Final film of Rita Webb.
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Rating: 6.2 out of 10.0 - 55 votes cast total