Venom (1981)

Klaus Kinski and Oliver Reed both look like they'd rather be anywhere else than on the set of Venom. The plot concerns -- surprise -- a deadly black mamba snake (in fact, it's billed as the world's deadliest). A little boy… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 29, 1981
DVD Release Date: July 29, 2003
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Critic Score: 50% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

no one is going to hold this film up as Kinski or Reed's best work, although there is a certain guilty pleasure in watching them in constant conflict

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Scott Weinberg

Kinski is his typical insane self, but this killer snake thriller lacks bite.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Pretty darn funny, but I don't think that was the idea.

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Alex roy
Interesting idea for a horror thriller, Venom is a fine little gem, one that could have been better, but still manages to be worth seeing. The concept is pretty… More
Ken Stachnik
It feels kind of like Panic Room, except instead of Dwight Yoakam it has a Black Mamba. With a cast like Kinski, Reed and Hayden I can only the onset… More
Barry Lappin
I saw this as young kid on a Friday night and it scared the living daylights out of me for years. Okay it will be as cheezy as hell now but the way the film is… More