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Snake Fights in Movies

Humans and other animals fighting snakes.

This is an alphabetical list of movies with snake fights in them taken the main Snakes in Movies List.
Some of them show people fighting snakes, others show snakes fighting other animals.
These do not include every scene that shows someone killing a snake, or every scene where a snake tries to bite somenone,
only scenes where the snakes are fighting back.

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

Spoiler Alert !

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

Animal Cruelty Warning!

Some of these fights are blatant examples of animal abuse and are shown here just to
document their existence, not to promote the enjoyment of watching animals suffer.

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Any Which Way You Can (1980) 

New York City mobsters bet on a fight between a ferret and a rattlesnake.

Any Which Way You Can
Babylon (2022)

A drugged-out actress goads her drunken father into fighting a snake. When he passes out, she decides to fight the snake herself, only to get bitten on the neck.
Babylon Screenshot
The Blade Master [aka Cave Dwellers; Ator: The Invincible] (1984)

Nubile maidens are thrown into a snake pit as human sacrifices to be devoured by a giant monster snake, then the hero jumps in and fights the monster.
Calamity of Snakes (1982)

A sleazy land developer kills thousands of snakes, then thousands more snakes form an army to get revenge by killing his workers and his tenants. As one part of the attempt to fight the snakes, men put two badgers in a room with snakes to fight them. But the snakes don't put up much of a fight, with the badgers winning easily.
Calamity of Snakes Screenshot
Casino Royale (2006)  

A cobra fights a mongoose for a crowd of gamblers.
Casino Royale
Conan the Barbarian (1982)  

Conan fights a giant snake with his sword.
Conan the Barbarian
The Day The Earth Froze (Sampo) 1959

A wicked witch has a field overrun with snakes. She coerces two men to plow the field as sakes attack them and their horse.
Dragnet (1987)

A woman is abducted, dressed in a bridal gown, then thrown into a pool of water to be a human sacrifice for an Anaconda.
Eaten Alive! (1980)

A mongoose fights a cobra and another snake fights a bird.
Eaten Alive
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)  

Harry fights the slowest and stupidest gigantic monster snake ever seen.
Harry and the Secret Chamber Pot
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)  

An old woman turns into a big snake and fights Harry.
The River
Hercules Against the Barbarians (1964)

Mongol soldiers lure Hercules into a pit with a big snake and try to kill him with an arrow. He wrestles the snake then kills it with the arrow.
Herculese Screenshot
The Jungle Book (1994)

Mowgli fights the giant snake that guards the treasure in the monkey temple.
King Kong (1933)  

A big gorilla fights a giant creature that looks like a snake, but then we see that it has four legs. Everybody still calls it a snake, but it looks more like a giant slender salamander to me.
King Kong
King Kong (1976)   

King Kong fights a giant python that threatesn his girlfriend.
King Kong 1976
Komodo vs. Cobra (2005)

Scientists accidentally create a gigantic monster Komodo Dragon and a monster Cobra that battle it out in the end.
Komodo vs. Cobra
Moonraker (1979)  

James Bond is thrown into a pool to fight off a giant python while beautiful women stand around watching.
Naag Shakti (Nagadevathe) (2000) 

A cobra fights a vulture - outcome unknown.
Naag Shakti
Nagin (1976) 

Two cobras fight each other.
Nagina (1986) 

A snake that can change into a woman changes back into a snake when a greedy holy man sends a cobra to kill her husband in his hospital bed. We see a fight between two real snakes, with the one representing her the victor, and the other one a bloody corpse on the tile floor.
The Naked Prey (1965)  

A jungle adventure movie made in South Africa with a scene in which a large python fights a monitor lizard.
The Naked Prey
Nigahen: Nagina Part II (1989) 

An evil monk creates a mongoose to fight the cobra guardian of a sacred jewel.
Nigahen Nagina
Night of the Cobra Woman (1972)  

A woman releases an eagle from a cage to attack a cobra that is coming after her. The cobra loses the fight.
Night of the Cobra Woman
One Million B.C. (1940)

A cave man and cave woman encounter a giant snake in a jungle, then a giant Coatimundi grabs the snake in its mouth, pulls it off the tree, and starts to eat it.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)

An evil assasin can control snakes to use them as weapons and to attack people.
Prince of Persia
Sheshnaag (1990)

Two wish-fulfilling cobras turn into humans and are pursued by a demon and some evil humans while they protect some good humans. The demon turns into a mongoose and fights the male snake in his cobra form. This time the cobra wins.
Slave of the Cannibal God (The Mountain of the Cannibal God) (1978)

In the cave of some cannibals in Borneo, we see a snake fight a bird, just to shock us.
Slave of the Cannibal God Screenshot
Snake In the Eagle's Shadow (1978) 

A pet cat fights a cobra and kills it.
Snake In the Eagle's Shadow
Sssssss (1973)

A king cobra fights a mongoose.
Swiss Family Robinson (1960)

A boy hiking through a swamp on a tropical island is attacked by a large snake that suddenly wraps itself around his body. He fights it off until his brother intervenes with a machete.
The Ten Commandments (1956)

Moses turns his staff into a cobra to prove the power of his God to the Pharaoh. The Pharaoh then turns his staffs into two cobras. The snakes fight it out but Moses' cobra swallows the other two.
10 Commandments Screenshot
The Tender Warrior (1971)

We see an escaped leopard in a Georgia swamp encounter a Corn Snake. The snake strikes at the leopard, startling it and it leaves the snake alone.
Tender Warrior Screenshot
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