Great memorable quotes and script exchanges from the snakes on a plane movie on quotes. net. Snakes on a plane is a 2006 american action thriller film directed by david r. Ellis and starring samuel l. It was released by new line cinema on august 18, 2006, in north america. The film was written by david dalessandro, john heffernan. Last year, someone posted a tweet bashing snakes on a plane and tagged sam in it. They tweeted, “whenever you feel bad about certain bad choices you’ve made in life, just remember @samuelljackson thought snakes on a plane was a good idea. ”. Sam didn’t waste any time and responded to the rude tweet within 24 hours. A compendium of the most quotable lines from one of the best/worst films to ever involve snakes attacking people on an airplane. While there isn't too much here that you couldn't get from the memorable quotes section of imdb, it.