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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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Don't Scream...Just Swim! See more »

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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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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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Kelly Brook auditioned with an American accent. This deeply disappointed director Alexandre Aja, who called her back and asked her to speak in her natural English accent. He felt the character would be much more appealing if Brook played her in her normal voice. See more »

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Some of the teenagers have blood on their bodies before they are attacked. See more »

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[first lines]
Matt Boyd: Oh boy, that's a fast fish.
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Show Me The Way To Go Home
Written by Irving King and Hal Swain
Performed by Mitch Miller & The Gang
Courtesy of Columbia Pictures
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fails even as a B movie
16 October 2010 | by (downtown, Michigan) – See all my reviews

Well, with 180+ comments already on the log, it's clear this review won't get much display time, but I've got to repay the film makers for their pitiful effort. Piranha is a really bad movie; it's mostly just a gore and soft-porn show. First, everyone should know before they see this movie that Richard Dreyfus is in it for all of about 2 and 1/2 minutes. They must have paid him a lot of money to get his name attached to this mess. Vingh Rhames is in it a bit longer, maybe 7 or 8 minutes, maybe less, yet these two are the featured actors in the flick. Within the first several minutes of the film, we wait eagerly for the murderous fish to quickly dispatch the seedy and obnoxious characters we are introduced to, but at 88 minutes you know this will take too long. Oh yeah! And the plot? Prehistoric piranha attack spring break college students and eat them at a lake in the middle of Arizona....or is it New Mexico? And there you have it!


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