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Piranha (1972)

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Wildlife photographer Terry and her brother Art go to Venezuela for a photo shoot. They hire Jim Pendrake to guide them through the jungle. However, the trio run afoul of evil local hunter Caribe.

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Complete credited cast:
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Jim Pendrake
Ahna Capri ...
Terry
Tom Simcox ...
Art Greene
John Villegas ...
Juan
Ernie Fracis ...
Diamond Miner
Julie Teca ...
Girl
Miguel Berzares ...
Miguel
Andres Delgado ...
Bartender
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Wildlife photographer Terry and her brother Art go to Venezuela for a photo shoot. They hire Jim Pendrake to guide them through the jungle. However, the trio run afoul of evil local hunter Caribe.

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Two Wildlife Photographers. A Homicidal Hunter. A Head Start. See more »

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8 November 1972 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Piranha, Piranha!  »

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Obvious fake head of Caribe drowning. See more »

Quotes

[After their race, that Caribe won]
Art Greene: Congratulations, Caribe.
Caribe: Another try?
Jim Pendrake: No, thanks.
Caribe: So, who wants to see the diamonds now?
Art Greene: Terry, do you wanna see diamonds?
Terry: Not only see them, I want to make pictures of them, my Dear!
Caribe: I'll meet you in half an hour!
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Love All Things That Love the Sun
Written and Sung by Jim Stein
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Angry...
22 November 2010 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Got this in a DVD pack where it was listed as the 1978 movie with Barbara Steele. After watching the damned thing and two hours trawling the internet to find out what the hell happened disappointment and annoyance are battling it out inside my noggin'.

Really all I can say is Don't See This Film. There's no plot, characters and plot elements are introduced and discarded in moments, and the frequent shots of motor bikes and scenery brings to mind "Easy Rider" in the jungle, minus any of the quality. Also there is NO PIRANHAS, just a lot of birds and the odd snake, with the most unintimidating villain in history.

If your interested in the little biting fish, or enjoying a film in general, check out the 1978 movie and hurl this waste of time out the nearest window


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