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Dancing With Snakes in Movies

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Dancing With Snakes
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Whipping Snakes
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Boas, Pythons,
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Dancing with snakes, performing with them, or wearing them.
(See also Snake Charmers in Movies.)

This is an alphabetical list of movies in this category for those who want to browse by category instead of by the main list.

You can see more pictures and read a description of the snake scenes by following the title link.

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Some of these pictures and descriptions may give away plot details that you might not want to know before watching a film.

Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955)

Whenever Costello plays a snake charmer's flute, a cobra raises up out of a basket, but when Abbott plays the flute, a beautiful snake dancer arises and kisses him.
Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy
Bad Timing (1980)

A couple quarrels in an outdoor cafe overlooking a Moroccan plaza where snake charmers are entertaining the crowd.

Bad Timing
Billy Jack (1971)  

Billy Jack performs a snake ceremony, dancing around in a circle with a rattlesnake and getting bitten repeatedly.
Billy Jack
Blade Runner (1982)  

An android woman dances on stage with an artificial python.
Bronco Billy (1980)  

A Wild West show features Chief Big Eagle's Rattlesnake Dance.
Bronco Billy
Cobra Woman (1944)  

Maria Montez rules Cobra Island with a sparkly cobra dance for the sacred King Cobra.
Cobra Woman
Eva Nera (1976) 

Eva does a nightclub act dancing nude with a python.
Eva Nera
Firewalker (1986) 

A Native American dances, chants and holds a snake over a fire to cast a spell on Chuck Norris.
From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)  

You won't be able to take your eyes off the big beautiful albino Python when it's dancing on stage.
From Dusk 'til Dawn
Guide (1965)  

A woman whose husband refuses to let her dance, sneaks away and dances a snake dance with some snakecharmers, then becomes a great and successful dancer.
Kiss My Snake (2007)

Entertainers in a small village in Thailand uses snakes, including King Cobras, in their acts.
Kiss My Snake
The New World (2005)  

A green snake on a Native American's head painted black makes nice jewelry.
The New World
Shadow of the Hawk (1976) 

The ghost of a Native American shaman dances around with a deadly snake then uses her magic to send it to another shaman to bite him.
Shadow of the Hawk
Snake Dancer (Glenda) (1976) 

The story of Glenda Kemp, a South African dancer who fought for her right to dance nude with snakes.
Snake Dancer
Snake People (1971) (Isle of the Snake People)  

A snake priestess dances with snakes and turns people into zombies.
Snake People
Stanley (1972)  

A psycho keeps rattlesnakes as pets and provices harmless snakes to a woman who dances with them on stage - until he finds out she is biting their heads off to attract a bigger crowd.

The Tomb of Love (The Indian Tomb) (1959)  

Scantily-clad Debra Paget dances with a cobra to appease a snake goddess. It appeased me, but not the snake goddess
Tomb of Love
The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (1960)

An exotic nightclub entertainer dances with a boa constrictor. The same snake is used to kill a man.
The 2 Faces of Dr. Jekyll
Wayne's World (1992) 

A rock singer wears a Burmese Python around her shoulders in a music video.
Wayne's World
The Woman Eater (Womaneater) (1958) 

An Amazon witchdoctor dances with snakes in a ceremony to sacrifice a woman to a woman-eating tree.
The Womaneater

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