Hot on the heels of the phenomenally successful boy-and-his-killer-rat movie, WILLARD (1972), and its sequel, BEN (1972), came this stomach-churning epic about a crazed Vietnam vet of Seminole Indian descent and his pet rattlesnake, Stanley. War experiences in Southeast Asia have caused
Tim Ochopee (Chris Robinson) to find solace in the company of snakes, and he soon breeds a whole shack full of them, setting up a snake empire with Stanley and his mate, Hazel, as the reptilian king and queen. Trouble looms on the horizon when a rich snakeskin apparel manufacturer, Richard
Thomkins (Alex Rocco), offers to buy Tim's snakes. The nature-loving vet refuses; he would nev...