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Piranha (1995)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror  -  1 October 1995 (USA)
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Doctor Baines has been conducting genetic experiments on piranhas and has made them virtually unstoppable. Unfortunately, his assistants, Maggie and Paul, accidentally release the hybrids ... See full summary »

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J.R. Randolph
Darleen Carr ...
Dr. Leticia Baines
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Governor
Drancy Jackson ...
Jimmy
Billie Worley ...
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Darlene
Kaz Garas ...
Sheriff
Richard Israel ...
Lorissa McComas ...
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Terry Wechsler
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Doctor Baines has been conducting genetic experiments on piranhas and has made them virtually unstoppable. Unfortunately, his assistants, Maggie and Paul, accidentally release the hybrids into the Lost River Lake threatening to destroy everyone in their path. Can they prevent the flesh-eating piranhas from escaping into the ocean and spawning? Written by Anonymous

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Lost River Lake was a thriving resort... Until they discovered...

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Rated R for violence/gore and some nudity | See all certifications »

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Roger Corman Presents Piranha  »

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Trivia

Some of the scenes were shot in the same locations as the original. See more »

Goofs

Despite being described as 'freezing', the pool that the piranhas were originally in had steam rising from it, indication that it was, in fact, heated. See more »

Quotes

Paul Grogan: The piranha are coming! You've got to believe me!
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Connections

References Attack of the Crab Monsters (1957) See more »

Soundtracks

Killer Mutant Piranha
Written by David Teague
Performed by Uncle Dog Food
Published by Roger's Little Shop of Music (BMI)
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What a mess
25 April 2003 | by (Preston England) – See all my reviews

This film is a complete shamble's from start to finish i ahve seen some remakes & thought yep ok not a patch on the orginal but they have tried something different, but this i know the original was made on a shoe string but it looks like titanic when compared to this mess, i wont go into the story as most people will be familiar with the original it dosent really detract from the original script aside from a few character changes however the most shocking thing about this film is that the producer's must have thought everyone who would watch this film would have there brain removed on the way in, the performance's where lousy actor's attempting to be tongue in cheek & ironic dosent really cut it, a really bad music score as well which dosent live up to fantastic one by pino donnaggio, but the biggest crime of all is that they have used effects footage from the orginal with the orginal actor's ( like how are we gonna miss that) it's like having Jaws 2, 3 & 4 & just re using all the shark attack footage from the first film

Please do yourself a favour Avoid at all cost's & if u really need something to watch go back to the orginal as all this version does is leave a very nasty taste in the mouth


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