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Piranha 3DD (2012)

R | | Comedy, Horror | 11 May 2012 (UK)
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After the events at Lake Victoria, the pre-historic school of blood-thirsty piranhas make their way into a newly opened waterpark.

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Having awoken from their spring break extravaganza at Lake Victoria, the swarm heads upstream where they look to make a meal out of Big Wet, a local water park where when it comes to fun, nobody does it wetter! Though they came to get wet, get loaded and get some, the staff and patrons get more than they bargained for when they must face the fiercest, most bloodthirsty piranhas yet. Lead by the strong-willed, studious Maddy and her friends, Barry and Kyle, the trio must dive in and take on these man-eating creatures using every ounce of their being but can they be stopped? Written by bs7162

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No Body Is Safe. See more »

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Comedy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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11 May 2012 (UK)  »

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Piranha 2  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$182,237, 3 June 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$376,512

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,493,728
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Trivia

Miranda Cosgrove auditioned for the role of Maddy, but lost it to Danielle Panabaker. See more »

Goofs

When Maddy escapes a piranha attack her jacket is wet but in the next shot it is dry. See more »

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David Hasselhoff: Welcome to rock bottom.
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Crazy Credits

There is a scene after the credits where a lifeguard gets strangled by her whistle after she tries to go save someone. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Jaws 3-D (1983) See more »

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Written by Jon Berry, Corey Macgregor
Performed by Bobot Adrenaline
Courtesy of Basement Records
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Good for a laugh, familiar faces
10 June 2012 | by See all my reviews

This was more enjoyable than I thought. The acting was not as bad as some of the reviewers say, and for a film that doesn't take itself seriously, neither should you. I actually didn't mind the movie being short, after all it was always hard to stretch the storyline more than an hour.

The whole movie was more like a spoof, and somehow I felt Christopher Lloyd, Ving Rhames and of course The Hoff all added to the fun. The Hoff in particular was great. His role really suited him. He also had a bit more screen time than I would've thought.

I didn't see this in 3D, and I'm not sure if that would've changed my rating. There was a fair bit of gratuitous nudity, but I suppose the gratuitous gore balances that out.

So if you find gratuitous blood, body parts and boobs (and screaming) hilarious, this movie is worth a look over a beer and popcorn. And if you don't like it, it will be over before you know it.


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