Snakes on a Plane
Tasked with transporting murder witness Sean Jones to Los Angeles, a badass FBI agent has to battle a horde of venomous snakes that were unleashed midflight to prevent Jones from taking the stand against the killer.
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- David R. Ellis
- DVD and Blu-ray
RLanguage, a scene of sexuality and drug use, and intense sequences of terror and violence
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer; making-of featurettes; commentary.
Widescreen Anamorphic 2.40:1, Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
English SDHClosed captioned
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby True HD, English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary; bloopers; deleted scenes; music video; making-of featurettes; behind-the-scenes featurette; trailers.
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Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that the film isn't for kids. It features frequent jump scenes, with snakes falling or darting out of compartments or from under the camera frame. On-screen or implied deaths are frequent and bloody (man killed with baseball bat, shoot-out leaves bodies, many characters bitten by venomous snakes, producing swelling wounds and visible blood). A couple has sex in the bathroom (and also disable the smoke detector so they can smoke a joint), and are immediately killed by snakes. Infant and children are threatened by snakes; a little boy is bitten, producing gross wound from which a woman sucks the poison (leading to crude comment from observer, who also wants her to suck his hand). Characters chop and smash snakes. Characters use frequent bad language, especially "motherf----r."
- Sexual Content
- Three Gs signs a fan's breast (and holds it); on the plane, a couple has sex in the bathroom, stripping off each other's shirts (close-ups show legs, the man's chest, and the woman's passionate face); seen from behind, a man pees ... and a snake jumps up to bite his penis; several references to masturbation and sex.
- Frequent bloody violence that's graphic but obviously fake; villain kills prosecutor by smashing head with baseball bat (blood sprays on villain, victim off-screen); a scene with wild gunfire; on the plane, snakes bite ferociously, at various body parts (eye, penis, breast, neck, etc.), usually drawing blood; when a child is bitten, his swollen hand produces grotesque pus; characters die on screen, their bodies left in frame as "props" to indicate the snakes' ongoing threat; characters fight back with axe and fire extinguisher (to chop/smash snakes, and produce blood and gore).
- Many uses of "f--k," in addition to multiple uses of other curse words -- including "s--t," "ass," "damn," "hell," and "goddamn."
- Social Behavior
- The movie doesn't make any effort to convey positive messages; it's all about shocking viewers with over-the-top action and comedy.
- Red Bull.
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- A couple smokes a joint while having sex in bathroom; a woman drinks from a flask; a nervous flyer asks for a gin and tonic; hearing that the snakes are responding to pheromones sprayed in the plane, Flynn calls them "Snakes on crack."
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it