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A sunken US supply ship off a Caribbean island resort is the focus for a series of mysterious piranha attacks. Investigating the death of one of her son's companions after a scuba-diving trip, Anne Kimbrough breaks into the morgue with holidaymaker Tyler Sherman, only to discover that the fish have wings and can fly. But the hotel manager refuses to call off the annual fish fry on the beach, with inevitable consequences... Written by
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I can remember first coming across the first piranha, as it was on a VHS tape in my mother collection that only bore the first title. I remember watching it as a kid and being absolutely terrified as a child because up until that point a kid could never comprehend the local terror of something invading a lake to kill children and counselors alike. I remember catching Piranhas II briefly when I was a bit older and had a very vague idea of what it was about. So I decided to revisit it and see if it had any of that classic quirky charm that made the first Film directed by Joe Dante, a rather charming knockoff with just a bit of its own magic that so many jaws rip offs lacked. I can say this film doesn't really have any of the charm or interest of the original,but still tries to up the ante in terms of creativity. The plot seems less connected to the first title as it really tries to shoehorn in the connection via a mention and it seems less than interesting. The cast is pretty standard as far as most 80s casts go(keep an eye out for a really young Lance Henriksen). I wouldn't recommend this as a first choice, or a last choice,but I would say that if you have braved more than a few average horrors and are craving some more aquatic terror than this one will more than easily fill that void since it is still heaps better than the rather dismal new films which lack the charm of being an 80s movie and try to replicate bad on purpose.
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