Did you know that the fear of snakes is called ophidiophobia? Whether you had a traumatic experience before with snakes, or for some or other inexplicable reason you just have a debilitating fear of snakes…the struggle is real. They say that to overcome your fears, you must face them. Why not start off slow and watch a snake inspired movie or two, before you try and face a real snake again.
Here are our top 5 favourite snake inspired movies.
Snakes on a plane (2006)
It is rumoured that Samuel L Jackson said yes to his iconic role, just from the name of the script, before he even read it!
An FBI agent takes on a plane full of deadly venomous snakes, deliberately released to kill a witness being flown from Honolulu to Los Angeles to testify against a mob boss.
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
David, a college student, is looking for a job. He is hired by Dr. Stoner as a lab assistant for his research and experiments on snakes. David also begins to fall for Stoner’s young daughter, Kristina. However, the good doctor has secretly brewed up a serum that can transform any man into a King Cobra snake-and he plans to use it on David.
Snake Island (2002)
A group of American tourists heading down an African river make a brief stop at Snake Island, an island that has been virtually abandoned for years. When they end up getting trapped on the island overnight, they find thousands of deadly snakes intent on reclaiming the tropical island for themselves.
After a military plane crash near a small American town, a giant man-eating snake sets off on a killing spree. The locals must find a way to eliminate the snake, with the help of a scientist who knows about the snake to kill it.
We hope you add one of these snake inspired movies to your watchlist. If you are dealing with a snake that has invaded your home, contact Service Master to advise and administer the best pest control solution for your problem.