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Kaa

Species: Python molurus; Type: Natural
Length: 30 ft (9 m, est); Weight: 500 lb (227 kg, est)
Attributes: Bite, constrictor
Powers: Hypnosis
Intelligence: Average; Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: Mowgli; Enemies: Shere Kahn
Film: The Jungle Book (1942)
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Description: Kaa wasn't sure if he could swallow this kid whole (it's the shoulders) and he had a full belly anyway, so instead they spent the day swimming and talking and just hanging out.
Review:
Moria
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Giant Python

Species: Python reticulatus; Type: Mutant
Length: 50 ft (15 m, est); Weight: 1,400 lb (636 kg, est)
Attributes: Bite, constrictor
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: The Cyclops (1957)
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Description: Radioactive radium deposits mutated all of the native fauna of a valley in Mexico to rather generous proportions, and apparently some escaped house pets also; this Python found itself in a frightful confrontation with the unfortunate Bruce Barton.
Reviews:
Cool Ass Cinema
1,000 Misspent Hours
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Giant Sea Serpent

Species: Unclassified snake; Type: Super-powered kaiju
Length: 279 ft (85 m); Weight: 4,000 tons
Attributes: Bite, constrictor, marine
Powers: Super durability
Intelligence: Animal; Water Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: One (welterweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: King Kong, humanity
Film: King Kong Escapes (キングコングの逆襲, 1967)
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Toho Kingdom
Description: This enormous Sea Serpent was about to make a meal of a Japanese submarine, but King Kong got a bee in his bonnet and beat the hungry reptile back into the ocean.

Reviews:
Cool Ass Cinema
1,000 Misspent Hours
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Giant Snake '70

Species: Unclassified snake; Type: Natural
Length: 50 ft (15 m, est); Weight: 1,400 lb (636 kg, est)
Attributes: Bite, aquatic
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Water Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Peach kid
Film: The Magic Sword of Watari (飛龍王子破群妖, 1970)
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Description: This Giant Snake was enjoying a swim when she was bushwhacked by that wicked little bastard, peach kid. Come on, peach kid! Leave the Snakes alone.
Review:
Tars Tarkas
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Giant Snake '76

Species: Unclassified snake; Type: Natural
Length: 100 ft (30 m, est); Weight: 22 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, constrictor
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: One (welterweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: King Kong, humanity
Film: King Kong (1976)
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The Monster Archives
Description: This Giant Snake from Skull Island tried to make a snack of Beauty, but lost its head in a heated argument with the over-possessive King Kong instead.

Reviews:
Black Hole Reviews
1,000 Misspent Hours
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Giant Snake '77

Species: Unclassified snake; Type: Supernatural
Length: 30 ft (9 m, est); Weight: 1,200 lb (546 kg, est)
Attributes: Bite, constrictor
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land/Water Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: The Battle Wizard (天龍八部, 1977)
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Description: This poor thing was just busying itself on some unknown Snake errand when it was viciously attacked without provocation by the human savage Tuan Yu.
Reviews:
Smoking Holes
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Satan

Species: Ophiophagus hannah; Type: Supernatural
Length: 20 ft (6 m, est); Weight: 75 lb (34 kg, est)
Attributes: Venomous fangs
Powers: Serpent control
Intelligence: Exceptional; Land Speed: Fast
Kaiju Level: One (welterweight); Weakness(es): God
Allies: Snakes; Enemies: God, humanity
Film: Jaws of Satan (1981)
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Description: Satan is not always super powerful; in this instance, he was limited to the form of a Giant Cobra. Although he wasn't that much bigger than a normal Cobra, he was able to control other snakes to attack those who displeased him, which seemed to be just about everybody.
Review:
Kindertrauma

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Thulsa Doom

Species: Homo sapiens; Type: Supernatural
Length: Up to 30 ft (9 m, est); Weight: Up to 1,200 lb (546 kg, est)
Attributes: As human by weapon type, wears armor; as snake bite, constrictor
Powers: Hypnotism, shape shifting, and other sorcery
Intelligence: Average; Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: Snakes, Temple of Set; Enemies: Humanity
Film: Conan the Barbarian (1982)
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Description: Through the power of the demigod Set, Thulsa Doom could transform into this wonderful Giant Snake; unfortunately, the transformation was slow, and of little use to him under duress. However, it was fantastic fun at parties.
Reviews:
Roger Ebert
1,000 Misspent Hours
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Giant Snake '82

Species: Unclassified snake; Type: Natural
Length: 60 ft (18 m, est); Weight: 5 tons (est)
Attributes: Venomous fangs, constrictor
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Slow
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: Thulsa Doom, Temple of Set; Enemies: Humanity
Film: Conan the Barbarian (1982)
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Villains Wikia
Description: This holy Snake was raised on a diet of sweet, supple virgins, and grew to impressive proportions. Protector of a gem called the Eye of the Serpent, this magnificent animal died trying to defend it.
Reviews:
Roger Ebert
1,000 Misspent Hours
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Giant Snake '83

Species: Unclassified snake; Type: Supernatural
Length: 30 ft (9 m); Weight: 300 lb (136 kg, est)
Attributes: Bite, constrictor
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Low; Land Speed: Fast
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: Yonosuke; Enemies: Humanity
Film: Legend of the Eight Samurai (里見八犬伝, 1983)
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Description: This respectably-sized Giant Snake fought alongside a demonic martial arts master, but they could not prevail against the eight samurai. Eight against two doesn't sound very honorable.
Review:
Cool Ass Cinema
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Dionin

Species: Unclassified snake demigod; Type: Supernatural
Length: Up to 200 ft (61 m, est); Weight: Up to 172 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, constrictor, subterranean
Powers: Vampiric, possibly immortal
Intelligence: Average; Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: One (welterweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: Lady Sylvia Marsh; Enemies: Humanity
Film: The Lair of the White Worm (1988)
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Description: This immortal white Giant Snake grows larger century after century, feeding on the blood and horror of mankind. Dionin lives deep underground, rising only to feed, preferably on a supple young virgin.
Reviews:
Roger Ebert
1,000 Misspent Hours
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Mozler

Species: Unclassified snake; Type: Super-powered mutant
Length: 656 ft (200 m); Weight: 6,000 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, constrictor
Powers: Electricity absorption spurs growth
Intelligence: Low; Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Two (middleweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: Ting Ting; Enemies: Not Ting Ting
Film: Thunder of Gigantic Serpent (大蛇王, 1988)
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Description: The intelligent Mozler was exposed to The Formula, causing him to grow to a respectably huge size. On top of that, upon being electrocuted, he grew to even bigger daikaiju (giant monster) proportions.
Review:
The Terrible Claw

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Giant Anaconda '97

Species: Eunectes murinus; Type: Natural
Length: 30 ft (9 m); Weight: 1,200 lb (546 kg, est)
Attributes: Bite, constriction, aquatic
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Crafty; Land/Water Speed: Fast
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: Anaconda (1997)
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Description: Although this Anaconda has no extraordinary mutations other than her size and appetite, being a 30' long top predator is more than adequate in most situations. This Brazilian Giant Snake was finally dispatched with liberal quantities of bullets and fire… or was she?
Review:
Roger Ebert

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Basilisk

AKA: Serpent of Slytherin; Species: Unclassified snake; Type: Supernatural
Length: 50 ft (15 m); Weight: 3 tons (est)
Attributes: Venomous fangs
Powers: Deadly gaze
Intelligence: Low; Land Speed: Fast
Kaiju Level: Two (middleweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
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Description: Ton for ton, the Basilisk is quite possibly the deadliest Giant Snake in the world. Freaky fast and stealthy with venomous fangs, her most feared power is her lethal gaze, which will instantly kill any creature that even glimpses upon her for a moment.
Reviews:
Roger Ebert
Haunted Houses
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Giant Anaconda '04

Species: Eunectes murinus; Type: Natural
Length: 30 ft (9 m); Weight: 1,200 lb (546 kg, est)
Attributes: Bite, constriction, aquatic
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Crafty; Land/Water Speed: Fast
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: Anacondas; Enemies: Humanity
Film: Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004)
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Description: These fecund Giant Anacondas have the run of a valley in Borneo (Indonesia), where they are the largest predator by far; even big enough to swallow a human whole! Good.
Review:
Roger Ebert
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Giant Boa

Species: Boa constrictor; Type: Natural
Length: 60 ft (18 m); Weight: 3 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, constrictor
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: Boa... the Huge Snake! (โบอา...งูยักษ์, 2006)
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Description: Deep in the jungles of Thailand this titanic Boa was discovered, much to the chagrin of university students, boats, and helicopters. Can't humans leave the jungles to the monsters, please?
Review:
Popcorn for Breakfast
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Giant Cobra '06

Species: Unclassified cobra; Type: Natural
Length: 40 ft (12 m, est); Weight: 600 lb (273 kg, est)
Attributes: Venomous fangs
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Fast
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: Vengeance (ไพรรีพินาศ ป่ามรณะ, 2006)
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Description: Cops and robbers and natives and guns and Giant Cobras in the jungle; just another steaming hot day in Thailand.
Review:
Black Hole Reviews
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Buraki

Species: Unclassified snake demigod; Type: Supernatural
Length: 656 ft (200 m, est); Weight: 6,000 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, constrictor, flight
Powers: Super durability and endurance
Intelligence: Average; Land/Air Speed: Fast
Kaiju Level: Two (middleweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: Atrox Army; Enemies: Imoogi, humanity
Film: D-War (디워, 2007)
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Description: Buraki was a Giant Snake that made quite a mess in Los Angeles (California, USA) when he last surfaced in 2007. He was stopped by Imoogi then, but who will stop him next time? Would it really be that much worse if he took over? He's exceptionally fast in spite of his immense size, and is able to fly effortlessly.
Reviews:
Black Hole Reviews
Cameron's Pit of Terror

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Imoogi

Species: Unclassified snake demigod; Type: Supernatural
Length: 656 ft (200 m, est); Weight: 6,000 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, constrictor
Powers: Super durability and endurance, flight
Intelligence: Average; Land/Air Speed: Fast
Kaiju Level: Two (middleweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: Humanity; Enemies: Buraki and the Atrox Army
Film: D-War (디워, 2007)
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The Monster Archives
Description: Imoogi is a Giant Snake demigod that can to fly without effort, moving as quickly on air as on the ground. She has a deadly bite, and is a ferocious and relentless combatant. On special occasions, she can change into her Celestial Dragon form, and she becomes much more powerful.
Reviews:
Black Hole Reviews
Cameron's Pit of Terror
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Giant Cobra '09

Species: Unclassified cobra; Type: Supernatural
Length: 60 ft (18 m, est); Weight: 1 ton (est)
Attributes: Venomous fangs, constrictor, subterranean
Powers: Super durability
Intelligence: Crafty; Land Speed: Fast
Kaiju Level: One (welterweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: The Scout (เดอะ สเก๊าท์: บิดพิภพทะลุโลก, 2009)
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Description: This Giant Cobra was rumored to inhabit an ancient temple in Thailand; some precocious human children decided to investigate the tail.
Review:
Wise Kwai's Film Journal
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Giant Snake '10

Species: Unclassified snake; Type: Natural
Length: 50 ft (15 m); Weight: 3 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, constrictor
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: King Kong, humanity
Film: Banglar King Kong (কিং কং, 2010)
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Description: This hungry Giant Snake made a slight error in judgment when it tried to snack on King Kong's new girlfriend. She wasn't blonde this time, how was it to know? Live and learn.
Review:
Undead Backbrain
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Qingqing

Species: Unclassified snake demon; Type: Supernatural
Length: Up to 30 ft (9 m, est); Weight: Up to 1,200 lb (546 kg, est)
Attributes: As human kung fu, as snake bite, constrictor; flight Powers: Super durability, endurance, speed, and strength, transform into snake, human, or snake-human, and other sorcery
Intelligence: Average; Land/Air Speed: Fast; Weakness(es): None revealed
Kaiju Level: One (welterweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: Susu; Enemies: Demon hunters
Film: The Sorcerer and the White Snake (白蛇傳說之法海, 2011)
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Description: Qingqing the green Snake Demon wasn't as sweet and soft-hearted as her sister, Susu, so things went a lot better for her over the long run.
Review:
Drunken Sword
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Susu

Species: Unclassified snake demon; Type: Supernatural
Length: Up to 30 ft (9 m, est); Weight: Up to 1,200 lb (546 kg, est)
Attributes: As human kung fu, as snake bite, constrictor; flight; Powers: Super strength, speed, durability, and endurance, shape shift into snake, human, or snake-human, sorcery
Intelligence: Average; Land/Air Speed: Fast
Kaiju Level: One (welterweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: Qingqing, Xu Xian; Enemies: Demon hunters
Film: The Sorcerer and the White Snake (白蛇傳說之法海, 2011)
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Description: Susu the Snake Demon was happy frolicking with her sister, Qingqing, as the centuries slipped by; until that fateful day when she fell in love with a man, then everything went straight to hell.
Review:
Drunken Sword
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Giant Snake '12

Species: Unclassified snake; Type: Supernatural
Length: 60 ft (18 m, est); Weight: 5 tons (est)
Attributes: Venomous fangs, constrictor
Powers: Super durability
Intelligence: Crafty; Land Speed: Fast
Kaiju Level: One (welterweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: Ancient One; Enemies: Humanity
Film: The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
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Description: One of the more dangerous servants of The Ancient Ones, this Snake appears to be a gigantic and lethal combination of anaconda, cobra, and rattlesnake.
Review:
Roger Ebert
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Dr. Sydney Gerber

Species: Homo sapiens; Type: Super-powered mutant
Length: Up to 60 ft (18 m, est); Weight: Up to 5 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, constrictor
Powers: Fire breath, super durability
Intelligence: Exceptional; Land Speed: Fast
Kaiju Level: Two (middleweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: The Vortex (2012)
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Description: The frustrated Dr. Sydney Gerber jammed himself full of alien wormhole crystals, which, as everyone knows, just so happens to turn humans into Giant Snakes that can swallow grenades and breathe fire.
Review:
Horror News

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Giant Snake '13

Species: Unclassified snake; Type: Natural
Length: 50 ft (15 m); Weight: 3 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, subterranean
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Crafty; Land Speed: Fast
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: Ragnarok (Gåten Ragnarok, 2013)
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Description: As humans encroached upon their territory, these Norwegian Giant Serpents wisely took shelter underground, managing to survive unmolested for centuries… until 2013, at least. Who knows, people have probably wiped them out by now.
Review:
Roger Ebert

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Giant Cobra '16

Species: Unclassified cobra; Type: Supernatural
Length: 500 ft (152 m, est); Weight: 600 tons (est)
Attributes: Venomous fangs
Powers: Fire breath
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: One (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: Set; Enemies: Horus
Film: Gods of Egypt (2016)
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Description: This healthy pair of Giant Cobras were dispatched by Set to hunt down Horus and his human compatriot Bek. Each Snake had its own rider and could breathe fire.
Review:
Roger Ebert

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