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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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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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$24,000,000 (estimated)

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£1,487,119 (UK) (20 August 2010)

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

To help Kelly from the sinking boat, Jake dove under water holding a walkie talkie. It would have been impossible to use the walkie talkie because it should be shorted from being soaked in water. Jake however, was able to call his Mom on the walkie talkie to drag them from away from the sinking boat. As equipment used on the Sheriff's Dept. patrol boat on the water it would make sense the hand held two way radio Jake used was a waterproof Marine model walkie talkie like the Motorala EX560 XLS which meets JSI4 standards (submersible to a depth of 1 meter for 30 minutes) . See more »

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This Movie should be titled differently as it is NOT about Piranha
25 October 2010 | by See all my reviews

If this film were to be reedited to shots actually dealing with Piranha it would be a five minute static shot of the prehistoric creature. And if this were done, I would actually be much happier paying to see this five minute version rather than the film I actually viewed. I am a huge fan of this genre, I've watched just about every man eating water monster movie there is, but this movie was a huge let down. No doubt the director went into this movie thinking he had something to add to this genre, in the end he took all features that worked for the genre and tweaked them just enough to bring them to ruin. For instance, "the less is more" aspect of Jaws, wherein you don't see the Shark and blood and gore with each attack actually adds to the film because it leaves room for the imagination, where in this film the gore is so grossly overdone you are desensitized and apathetic. My objection is not due to a weak stomach, but merely it did not work or add to the film. I believe in getting what you pay for, which in this case should have been a movie about Piranha. However, in reality the title for this movie should be "Man Obsessed with Female Anatomy Has a Camera and Money to Burn." And while I didn't go into the movie looking for sophistication, I also didn't think they'd let a teenager going through puberty direct this film. At the very least there should have been a warning in the trailer, so that people don't waste their money and time.


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