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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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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:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$370,904 (USA) (15 June 2012)
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Everyone got to keep a piranha fish egg when filming was over. See more »

Goofs

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 »

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Maddy: What?
Chet: Look at us. The cop and marine biologist.
Barry: I'm sorry. That sounds like a shitty sitcom. The Cop and The Marine Biologist.
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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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References Baywatch (1989) See more »

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Written by Eric Victorino, Giovanni Giusti
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Good for a laugh, familiar faces
10 June 2012 | by (Sydney, Australia) – 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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