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Piranha 3DD -- After their spring break extravaganza at Lake Victoria, the swarm heads upstream where they look to make a meal out of patrons at a local water park.
Piranha 3DD -- 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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11 May 2012 (Ireland) See more »
Double the action. Double the terror. Double the D's. See more »
After the events at Lake Victoria, the pre-historic school of blood-thirsty piranhas make their way into a newly opened waterpark. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Danielle Panabaker ... Maddy

Matt Bush ... Barry

Katrina Bowden ... Shelby

Jean-Luc Bilodeau ... Josh

David Koechner ... Chet

Chris Zylka ... Kyle

Adrian Martinez ... Big Dave

Paul James Jordan ... Travis

Meagan Tandy ... Ashley

David Hasselhoff ... Himself

Christopher Lloyd ... Mr. Goodman

Paul Scheer ... Andrew

Gary Busey ... Clayton

Clu Gulager ... Mo

Sierra Fisk ... Bethany

Matt Lintz ... Freckled Boy (as Matthew Lintz)

Sylvia Jefferies ... Young Mother
Jenna Hurt ... Rochelle

Rozlyn Papa ... Dawn

Alisa Harris ... Hysteric / Stocky Woman

Stacy Rabon ... Fearful Woman
Nate Panning ... Waterpark Patron

Kathy Sue Holtorf ... Bimbo Lifeguard

Irina Voronina ... Kiki
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Sheila Brothers ... Bloody Bather (uncredited)
Truman Brothers ... Staring Kid (uncredited)

Chevy Lamont Cofield ... Lifeguard (uncredited)
Michael Faulkner ... Swimmer (uncredited)

Katie Garner ... Lizzie Guard (uncredited)
Beth Gosnell ... Saved Dead Woman (uncredited)
Sierra Holmes ... Bather (uncredited)
Richard Wes Howren ... Water Park Patron (uncredited)

Cody Kennedy ... Lifeguard Cody (uncredited)
Michael L. Kuhn ... Male Staffer (uncredited)
Sarah Ludington ... Massacre victim (uncredited)
Karen Malina ... Josh's Mom (uncredited)
Michelle Matthewson ... Nurse (uncredited)
Joe Montanti ... Water Park Monkey Man (uncredited)

Ving Rhames ... Deputy Fallon (uncredited)

Bria Roberts ... Wet T-Shirt Girl (uncredited)
Michael J Roberts ... Hospital Patient (uncredited)

Rima Saleeby ... Victim (uncredited)

David Schifter ... Bite Victim's Father (uncredited)
Stephania Schmidt ... Featured Extra (uncredited)

Tabitha Taylor ... Lifeguard Tabby (uncredited)
Pat Thomas ... Bather (uncredited)
Robert Wilmoth ... Boy discovering corpses (uncredited)
Melissa Anne Young ... Bikini Girl (uncredited)
Marta Zolynska ... Bella (uncredited)

Directed by
John Gulager 
Writing credits
Patrick Melton (written by) &
Marcus Dunstan (written by) and
Joel Soisson (written by)

Pete Goldfinger (characters) (as Peter Goldfinger) &
Josh Stolberg (characters)

Produced by
Mark Canton .... producer
Pete Goldfinger .... co-producer (as Peter Goldfinger)
Chako van Leeuwen .... executive producer
Ben Ormand .... executive producer
Jonathan Shore .... associate producer
Joel Soisson .... producer
Matthew Stein .... executive producer
Josh Stolberg .... co-producer
Marc Toberoff .... producer
Bob Weinstein .... executive producer
Harvey Weinstein .... executive producer
Original Music by
Elia Cmiral 
Cinematography by
Alexandre Lehmann 
Film Editing by
Martin Bernfeld 
Devin C. Lussier 
Kirk M. Morri  (as Kirk Morri)
Casting by
Nancy Nayor 
Production Design by
Ermanno Di Febo-Orsini 
Set Decoration by
Thurston Edwards 
Costume Design by
Carol Cutshall 
Makeup Department
Coni Andress .... second hair stylist
Denise Baer .... makeup effects crew
Dan Driscoll .... makeup effects crew
Jamie Grove .... makeup effects crew
Mecki Heussen .... makeup effects crew
Emma Jacobs .... makeup effects artist
Tonya Johnson .... makeup artist
Louis Kiss .... makeup effects crew
Mark Maitre .... makeup effects crew
Nick Marra .... makeup effects crew
Richard Maybery .... makeup effects crew
Mike Measimer .... makeup effects crew
Yoko Nobushi .... key makeup artist: additional photography
Larry Odien .... makeup effects crew
Gary Pawlowski .... makeup effects crew
Mike J. Regan .... makeup effects crew
Eleanor Sabaduquia .... makeup department head: additional photography
Holly Sago .... key makeup artist
Gary J. Tunnicliffe .... special makeup & creature effects designer
Pedro Valdez .... makeup effects crew
Cecilia Verardi .... makeup department head
Jason Willis .... makeup artist
Steve Winsett .... makeup effects crew
Production Management
Sarah Morse .... production supervisor
John Stecenko .... production supervisor: additional photography
Matthew Stein .... executive in charge of production
Ron Cosmo Vecchiarelli .... unit production manager (as Ronald Cosmo Vecchiarelli)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alisa Fredericks .... first assistant director
Matt Kutcher .... second unit director
Todd J. Labarowski .... first assistant director: second unit
Todd J. Labarowski .... second second assistant director
Brandon O'Neil Leonard .... additional second assistant director (as Brandon Leonard)
Alice M. Peschl .... second assistant director (as Alice Peschl)
Art Department
Peter Battistelli .... construction coordinator
Bonnie Betancourt .... property master (as Bonnie Temple)
Cat Cacciatore .... assistant property master
Ronald Collins .... propmaker (as Ronald B. Collins)
Raphael Di Febo .... production assistant
Chris Holcombe .... lead scenic
Kathy Sue Holtorf .... art department production assistant
Jay Jones .... set dresser
Todd B. Lawson .... mill shop foreman
Rebecca Lee .... set painter
Otto Lindsey .... set dresser
Lauren Mallard .... set decorator buyer
Michael Martishius .... painter
Joseph R. McGuire Jr. .... leadman set dresser
Evan Pileri .... propmaker
Emma Madeline Ross .... art department coordinator
'Polar Bear' Shaw .... swing gang
Marina Starec .... set decorator: additional photography
Dana White .... on-set dresser
Ralph Woollaston .... foreman
Sound Department
Steven Avila .... sound designer
Steven Avila .... supervising sound effects editor
Trip Brock .... supervising sound editor
Matt Dawson .... adr mixer
Jenny Elsinger .... cable person
Rob Embrey .... post sound coordinator
Dan Giannattasio .... boom operator
Jackie Johnson .... dialogue editor
Peter D. Lago .... sound effects editor
Greg Mauer .... foley mixer
Owen Peterson .... sound recordist
Alexander Pugh .... sound effects editor
Michael Rayle .... sound mixer
Mark A. Rozett .... sound re-recording mixer
Ian Shedd .... dialogue editor
Ian Shedd .... foley editor
Brian Straub .... foley artist
Steven Utt .... sound recordist
Kelly Vandever .... sound re-recording mixer
Ben Whitver .... adr mixer
Special Effects by
David Beavis .... special effects supervisor
Susan Beavis .... special effects buyer
Aaron John Failing .... special effects technician
Michael Hauck .... special effects technician
Jeffrey L. Loy .... special effects foreman
Nick Marra .... special effects makeup
Visual Effects by
Graeme Baitz .... digital compositor: Zoic Studios
Nadine Blackler .... digital compositor
Russell Bowers .... digital compositor
Kristen Branan .... head of production: Zoic Studios
Joseph H. Coleman .... visual effects artist: Speedshape
Ram Dhumne .... stereo 3d project director: Maya
Brett Dowler .... visual effects producer (segments)
Amanda Dyar .... visual effects
Stanislav Enilenis .... visual effects artist
Elaine Fung .... visual effects artist: Artifex Studios
Dawn Giddings .... visual effects production manager: Speedshape
Sean Gilhooly .... visual effects coordinator: Artifex Studios
David Grey .... technical director: Speedshape
Tim Kafantaris .... lead character animator: Speedshape
Rinu Kamalamma Rajasekharan .... stereo compositing lead
Jeff Lietz .... visual effects supervisor
Juan Melgoza .... stereoscopic supervisor: FactoryVFX
David Miles .... digital production manager (as David Miles Wolkind)
Scott Moelich .... compositor: Speedshape
Milton Muller .... digital compositor
Nitish Naik .... visual effects coordinator
Vincent Oster .... visual effects producer
Richard Patterson .... cg supervisor
Roger Prudden .... visual effects compositing supervisor: Speedshape
Chris Roff .... head of vfx production: Zoic Studios
Lilian SooHoo .... visual effects producer: Speedshape
Daniel Stein .... digital compositor
Adam Stern .... visual effects supervisor: Artifex Studios
Andy Tanguay .... visual effects supervisor: Speedshape
Jared Tripp .... technical director: Speedshape
Joe VanDalsem .... lab supervisor
Brent Veal .... digital compositor
Caleb Wagner .... visual effects: Zoic Studios
Worth Bjorn Walters .... stereo compositor
Lauren Weidel .... visual effects coordinator: Zoic Studios
Joni Williams .... rotoscope artist
Jennifer Badger .... stunt double
John Copeman .... stunt coordinator
Scott Corbett .... marine coordinator
Ashley Cusato .... utility stunts
Angelique Fawcette .... stunt double: Ashley Fallon (underwater work) (as Angelique Montague)
John Gilbert .... assistant stunt coordinator
Matt Kutcher .... action coordinator
Dino Muccio .... utility stunts
Tina Wanner .... stunt double
Camera and Electrical Department
Troy Blischok .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Eddie Bowlin .... rigging gaffer
Warren Brace .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Darwin Brandis .... electrician
Simon Carey .... additional electrician
Matt Clark .... electrician
Joe D'Alessandro .... camera operator: "b" camera
Jason Dunn .... b dolly grip
Carlos Gonzalez .... technocrane operator
Mark Graves .... generator operator
Robert Hoelen .... best boy grip: main unit
Robert Hoelen .... rigging grip
Robert Howie .... digital imaging technician
Chris Jadick .... electrician
Kale Jessen .... 3D video engineer
Kale Jessen .... hd video assist
Chris Koch .... "a" camera dolly grip
Eric Leach .... camera operator: "a" camera, Los Angeles
John C. Lehman .... second assistant: "b" camera
Bo McKenzie .... grip
Jimmie R. Owens .... grip
Robert Petrin .... edge head technician
Paul Poleski .... rigging electrician
Patrick Redmond .... edge head technician
Dale C. Robinson .... best boy electric
Jay Sheveck .... technocrane operator
Chris Shrider .... electrician
Dave Spencer .... key grip
Jeff Sterner .... best boy rigging electrician
Michael Tackett .... still photographer
Stephen Thompson .... gaffer
Dan Turek .... assistant camera
Dan Turek .... first assistant A camera
Bo Webb .... camera operator: "a" camera
Casting Department
Allison Bader .... casting associate
Elizabeth Brown .... casting intern
Kimberly Helms Stewart .... extras casting
Jon Huybrecht .... casting intern
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Catherine Bayley .... key costumer
Casey Crespo .... seamstress
Victor M. Giarrusso .... costume supervisor
Editorial Department
Aaron M. Collins .... lab technician
James Cowan .... digital intermediate manager
James Cowan .... finishing editor
Richard A. Eisenstein .... post-production technician
Lee Hultman .... digital intermediate operator
Catherine McQuaid .... DI producer: Technicolor
Morgan Mitchell .... apprentice editor
Thor Roos .... digital intermediate artist
Damon Silvester .... 3D artist
Damon Silvester .... second digital artist
Vegard H. Sorby .... first assistant editor
Tessa VanDalsem .... lab technician
Kyle Cunningham .... executive sales assistant: Technicolor Creative Services Vancouver (uncredited)
Brent Koetter .... editorial engineer (uncredited)
Location Management
Vick Griffin .... location manager
James Billy Hill III .... location assistant
Kendrick Hudson .... location scout
Sam McClure .... location assistant
Tony Morin .... key assistant location manager
Music Department
Wolfgang Amadeus .... score mixer
Elia Cmiral .... music programmer
Elia Cmiral .... orchestrator
Elia Cmiral .... score producer
Mike Flicker .... supervising music editor
Matt Friedman .... music editor
Richard Glasser .... executive in charge of music
Eric Jasper .... score coordinator
Melissa R. Kaplan .... vocalist
Michael Mason .... musician: drums
Richard Glasser .... music supervisor (uncredited)
Richard Glasser .... soundtrack album producer (uncredited)
Richard Glasser .... soundtrack songs producer (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Robin Drinkwater .... driver
Debbie Lane Hewett .... driver: Day Player
Randall Pickett .... driver
Cindi Randall .... transportation coordinator
Scott Siler .... transportation co-captain
Other crew
Nichole Amerson .... stand-in
Molly Nikki Anderson .... special thanks
J.D. Banks .... key stand-in: David Hasselhoff, David Koechner, Chris Zylka
Laura Bartlett .... studio teacher
Ross Burchfield .... production assistant
Stuart Burkin .... executive in charge of post production
Brad Butler .... water safety
Samantha Marie Clark .... production assistant
Reid Duke .... assistant water safety coordinator
Hart Ebersole .... second assistant accountant
Rebekah M. Erford .... production secretary
Matthew K. Hacker .... office production assistant
Amber Harley .... script supervisor (as Amber Fritz)
Mariah Breitel Hembree .... post script services
Corey L. Howard .... additional set production assistant
Brandon Linville .... first assistant accountant
Adrian Lopez .... Miscellaneous Crew - Executive in Charge of Business Affairs
Adrian Lopez .... executive in charge of business affairs
Doug Miley .... stand-in: christopher lloyd
Andre P. Nel .... water safety
Sherri C Nolan .... accounting clerk
Mike Park .... production legal counsel
Jason Salzman .... production coordinator
Serena Shen .... production secretary: additional photography
Robin Spears .... production assistant
Christopher Stanback .... production associate
Adam M. Stone .... product placement coordinator
Cat Stone .... product placement coordinator
Aaron Lee Syrett .... film commissioner
Birdie Talanca .... production accountant
Serena Shen .... assistant production coordinator (uncredited : additional photography)
Diane Ayala Goldner .... very special thanks
Beth Powder .... very special thanks

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Piranha DD" - USA (DVD title)
"Piranha Returns" - Japan (English title) (imdb display title)
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Rated R for sequences of strong bloody horror violence and gore, graphic nudity, sexual content, language and some drug use
83 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

John Gulager wrote the two songs David Hasselhoff sings in this movie.See more »
Crew or equipment visible: When we see Hasselhoff looking out of his motel room window, the crane holding the camera is reflected in the window.See more »
Deputy Fallon:I'm not afraid of some punk ass water... I'm not afraid of some punk ass water...See more »
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92 out of 139 people found the following review useful.
Just Pathetic, 1 June 2012
Author: DoctorRabbit from United States

Well this was a huge disappointment! I really liked the first Piranha 3D film so I was looking forward to this. This is a lazy, lifeless, and pointless sequel that had no business being made. Instead of being so bad it's good like the first film, this one is just so bad it's terrible. For starters, the first Piranha film actually had likable characters and somewhat of a plot to it. This one has the thinest of a plot you can get and the characters are incredibly lifeless and not even the main character serves any purpose to the film at all. You'd think that with this being a sequel they would amp up the gore and deaths, but the deaths in this one are actually tamer than the first and there's actually less of them. The film tries to be much more of a comedy this time around by adding more humor which all of it falls flat. The humor in this film is so awful and outdated thats it's hard to believe anyone over the age of 13 actually wrote this film. But, what really annoyed me about this film is just how damn stupid it is! The writers couldn't even come up with a decent way to get these characters in a situation to set up a death scene and instead have them do something really stupid or come up with a really stupid reason to get them in a situation that sets up a lame death. The acting here (even though it's suppose to be bad) is bad even for a B-Movie. And just when you think you will finally get a payoff after sitting through 55 minutes of crap, the film presents you with a lazy and totally underwhelming climax that is filmed so poorly that most of the time you can't even tell what is going on (And this really sucks because that was the highlight of the first film). And then, the film presents us with an ending so stupid and forced that even those who can suspend their disbelief the most will be left frustrated with just how incredibly stupid the ending is. The film is a short (althought it feels much longer) 70 minutes followed by 11 minutes of credits that include a ton of lame outtakes. I can now see why The Weinstein Company decided to only release this in barely any theaters and just put in on VOD. I still can't believe how bad this movie was. The director John Gulager shouldn't ever be allowed to be involved with a film ever again because this guy can't direct to save his life. Alexandre Aja who directed the first film actually understood the material he was working with. John Gulager had no idea what the hell he was doing and just decided the wip out a POS to make a quick buck because he obviously didn't care about this film at all and just wanted to get paid. As far as the cameo's in the film go, Gary Busey is only in the films opening scene and is wasted (the only thing we get to see him do is light a cow's farts on fire). Ving Rhames cameo doesn't just feel forced, but also is just really pathetic and sad to watch. The only positive things I can say about this film was that David Hasselfhoff's scenes are actually chuckle worthy and there's a lot of gorgeous nude women on screen many times. Even though i'm only giving the film 1/2 a star, that feels generous. This film could've really been a blast and fun just like the first one was, but it really is just an atrocity of a film that not even the biggest fans of the first one will enjoy. If you are looking for a fun B-Movie, go rent Piranha 3D and just forget that this film even exist. Piranha 3DD tries to so self-award of itself that it just ends up being exactly what it's parodying.

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