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Piranha 3D (2010)

 -  Comedy | Horror  -  20 August 2010 (USA)
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After a sudden underwater tremor sets free scores of the prehistoric man-eating fish, an unlikely group of strangers must band together to stop themselves from becoming fish food for the area's new razor-toothed residents.

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Lake Victoria's annual Spring party by 50,000 young revelers is about to turn into a feeding frenzy with prehistoric hunger-pains. With knee-trembler's above the waves and tremors below, released from their dormant sleep, thousands upon thousands of flesh-eating nippers are released into the lake with whetted appetites and razor-sharp teeth. With a motley crew of strangers thrown together to defend these shores, it is now up to them to prevent the largest eat-out in human, and piranha, history. Written by Cinema_Fan

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lake | fish | sheriff | piranha | teenager | See All (205) »

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Don't Scream...Just Swim! See more »

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Comedy | Horror

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Rated R for sequences of strong bloody horror violence and gore, graphic nudity, sexual content, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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20 August 2010 (USA)  »

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Piranha 3-D  »

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Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,487,119 (UK) (20 August 2010)

Gross:

$25,003,072 (USA) (12 November 2010)
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Trivia

Alexandre Aja planned to have Joe Dante (director of the original Piranha (1978)) and James Cameron (director of Piranha Part Two: The Spawning (1981)) play boat captains who give safety lessons to the teens. Dante wanted to do it, but Cameron was too busy. See more »

Goofs

When the paragliding girl is about to be attacked by the Piranhas there is a set of close up shots where you see her in the water up to the waist. To do this in paragliding, you need to boat to be moving. However in the shots you can clearly see that the actress is motionless. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Matt Boyd: Oh boy, that's a fast fish.
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Crazy Credits

After the credits a severed partially skeletal head is shown sinking to the lake floor. See more »

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References Jaws (1975) See more »

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Bring The Noise Remix
Written by Chuck D. (as Chuck D), Eric Sadler and Hank Shocklee
Performed by Public Enemy vs. Benny Benassi
Courtesy of Ultra Records and Reach Global, Inc.
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just how old is the director?
15 August 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is without a doubt the most dumbest film ever made in the world. Just how old is the director? Is he 13 years old or something? That'll explain his weird, sick fascination with T&A with gory scenes. This film produces nothing but porno with gore. There is no storyline, no character development, and most certainly, no plot. All i can say to the people who made this film is this; you have the maturity of a teenage pervert with no sense of directing a film.

If your idea of a horror film is T&A, gratuitous sex, and lots of gore, then i'm sorry your mother never loved you. I can do a whole lot better job in making a horror film involving piranhas and it doesn't involve stupid stuff like those. Sure it may have a little gore, but my idea is for psychological scare, not porn with gore.


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