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On This Day in Horror: 11 Years Ago Someone Released Those Mother F**king ‘Snakes on a Plane’

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I have been, and always will be a huge fan of lovingly bad horror (Plan 9 from Outer Space is one of my favorites) movies. Especially lovingly bad horror movies like Snakes on a Plane! The film, which was helmed by the extremely competent, man of many hats, David R. Ellis, was released exactly 11 years ago today.

Who said 2006 wasn’t a great year?

The coolest thing about Snakes on a Plane – a film that under nearly any other circumstances would have slithered directly onto DVD with malnourished promotion – is that it not only saw a theatrical release, it was a good sized theatrical release! The movie hit 3,555 screens, and, get ready for this – opened at the box office at number one!

Snakes on a Plane made $62 million worldwide, which isn’t a resounding success for a film shot on a $33 million budget (I know, right?), but let’s be real here… that was a major success! Furthermore, the movie earned a solid cult following once arriving on home video.

Happy birthday, you odds-crushing machine, you!

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About The Overseer (2283 Articles)
Author of Say No to Drugs, writer for Blumhouse, Dread Central, Horror Novel Reviews and Addicted to Horror Movies.

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