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Killer Fish (1979)

PG | | Horror | 7 December 1979 (USA)
Jewel thieves attempt to recover treasure from piranha infested waters. Mistrust and betrayals happen amongst the gang in the quest for gold.

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Lasky
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Kate
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Gabrielle
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Ann
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Paul Diller
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Ollie
Dan Pastorini ...
Hans
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Warren
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Lloyd
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Max
Fábio Sabag ...
Quintin
Jorge Cherques ...
Police Inspector
Chico Arago ...
Ben
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Tom
Sônia Oiticica ...
Nurse
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Jewel thieves attempt to recover treasure from piranha infested waters. Mistrust and betrayals happen amongst the gang in the quest for gold.

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Deadly Treasure of the Piranha  »

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Trivia

Dan Pastorini's bare-chest scene with Karen Black foreshadows his appearance one year later in the December 1980 issue of Playgirl magazine in which he shed more than just his shirt. See more »

Goofs

The fire truck, ambulance and police vehicles seen during the oil refinery fire are USA-manufactured automobiles. Also, a 1973 Plymouth Fury III painted in the livery of the NYPD is seen - Brasil Federal Police operated the Chevrolet Opala as a squad in real life. See more »

Quotes

Kate Neville: Have you ever broken it before?
Hans: Probably.
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Connections

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Soundtracks

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Written by Barry Leng, Simon May, Guido De Angelis & Maurizio De Angelis
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Fun
25 June 2001 | by (Daytona, FL.) – See all my reviews

I had a lot of fun with this movie, which is not the same thing as having a lot of fun at it. There was something cozy about its simple plot and its even simpler faith in tried and true conventions. It could be accused of many things, including laughable dialogue, hysterical performances and insane camera angles, but it could not be accused of dishonesty.


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