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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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David Hasselhoff


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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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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Release Date:

11 May 2012 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Piranha 2  »

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Box Office


$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$182,237 (USA) (1 June 2012)


$370,904 (USA) (15 June 2012)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Danielle Panabaker had to surmount her fear of the water while acting in this film. See more »


The orientation of the cinder block Barry uses to keep himself underwater while rescuing Maddy changes. When he first goes in the water it is horizontal (with him holding both ends). When he gets to the bottom of the pool he is holding it vertically (holding only one end). And when he gets to Maddy it is horizontal again (holding both ends). See more »


Barry: [about Kyle] I don't see what he has that I don't have.
Travis: Six inches and a badge.
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Crazy Credits

The end credits are first interrupted by a "clip" from Hasselhoff "music video" Fish Hunter, then by some bloopers, then by a "clip" from "Making of" the Hasselhoff "music video", then by outtakes, and finally, the proper Stinger. See more »


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The Good Life
Written by William Saloshi Nutter
Performed by Amber Pacific
Courtesy of Victory Records
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User Reviews

Fails on almost every level!
28 June 2012 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I had high hopes for this film. I absolutely LOVED Alexandre Aja's Piranha film. But everything that made that movie work, is nowhere to be found in this film. Sure, it features lots of blood and lots of nudity but it lacks all the fun. The only funny thing worth mentioning is David Hasselhof's role and when that man is the only funny thing in your film, you've got a problem. The kills are lame, the characters are beyond stupid (i know these movies aren't about the characters, but they could at least TRY) and it's all too exaggerated to be fun. My recommendation: Skip this one and just watch Alexandre Aja's film or the original 1978 classic again. 4/10

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