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2.7
56 Ratings

Venom

Directed by Piers Haggard
United Kingdom, 1981
Thriller

Synopsis

International terrorists attempt to kidnap a wealthy couples child. Their plan comes unstuck when, a deadly Black Mamba sent by mistake instead of a harmless snake, escapes, and the terrorists and several hostages are trapped in the boy’s London home.

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Venom Directed by Piers Haggard

Critics reviews

The underlying concept belongs wholly to the realm of exploitation, with Robert Carrington’s screenplay trying a little cop drama here, a little gore there. The mix proves wholly depleted of greater meaning, so that the film’s tension revolves around whether or not the snake or the cops will get the characters first. Even a shred of lunacy could have gone a long way for this drawn-out film.
May 25, 2016
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