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Snakes in Movies
Lizards in Movies
Turtles in Movies
Amphibians in Movies
Alligators and Crocodiles
in Movies
 
Snake Face
All Movie Snakes
Must Die!
All Movie Snakes
Want to Kill You!
Snake Bites
Snakes Used
as Weapons
Giant Monster Snakes with a Taste
for Human Flesh
Pet Snakes
Snakes Used
to Shock Us
Dancing With Snakes
Snake Charmers
Snake People
Snakes Used Realistically
Snakes Used for
Food or Medicine
Snake Fights
SnakeSexploitation
Throwing and
Whipping Snakes
 
Rattlesnakes
Cobras
Black Mambas
Boas, Pythons,
and Anacondas




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The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005)
 
Spoiler Alert !

Some of these pictures and descriptions may give away plot details that you might not want to know before watching the film.
 
3 burials of me 3 burials of me 3 burials of me
"Nobody is beyond redemption."

In Texas near the Mexican border a Bad guy Border Patrol Agent crawls into a wind-carved shelter in a large rock face and hears some rattling then gets bitten by a rattlesnake. We never get a good look at it, we only see him thrashing around with it inside the cave then throw it outside where it lands on a green bush. This is a rare realistic movie rattlesnake encounter. The snake was somewhere it could be and bit the man in a realistic way. But for some reason, when a group of illegals comes, it has moved from the bush to the ground. Tommy Lee Jones then takes him across to Mexico where a woman gives him some herbal treatment and says he will be cured of the venom. That part is a bit far fetched.
 

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