Overall Rank: 5925
Average Rating: 2.7/4
# of Ratings: 11
Theatrical Release Date: 07/01/1973
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Bernard L. Kowalski
Actors: Strother Martin, Dirk Benedict, Heather Menzies, Richard B. Shull, Tim O'Connor, Jack Ging
Plot: Main character is hired as an assistant by a doctor who gives him injections that he tells them is to protect him from snake bites. In reality it is doing something else to him that he cannot stop.
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mdtinney - wrote on 11/14/2009
A doctor who specializes in snakes develops a way to turn a human being into a king cobra! Will he use this on the college student who has just became his new assistant? Sssssss (love that campy title, that's seven S's folks) is an above-average man-becomes-creature horror film. The film is very well made and despite its seemingly cheesy premise actually creates itself an effectively serious tone. The story is intriguing, thanks largely to the likable and well-rounded characters, and builds to some terrifically chilling scenes as well as a nice show-down finale. The makeup effects are solidly created and genuinely creepy. The lovely music score by Patrick Williams is also a highlight. The cast is definitely one of the films best features. Veteran actor Strother Martin is excellent as he …
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