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Piranha 3DD (2012) Poster

(2012)

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The film grossed 95% of its box office take overseas. It was particularly popular in Malaysia.
Everyone got to keep a piranha fish egg when filming was over.
Puppets were used as much as possible for the piranha.
Danielle Panabaker had to surmount her fear of the water while acting in this film.
Miranda Cosgrove auditioned for the role of Maddy, but lost it to Danielle Panabaker
Most of the actors were given scuba training. This was particularly useful for Danielle Panabaker who was not a very confident swimmer.
Christopher Lloyd, Paul Scheer, and Ving Rhames all reprise their roles from the previous film.
At the height of its release in the USA, this only ever played in 75 theaters nationwide.
A Chihuahua dog was used for the piranha growls.
Shot in twenty-five days.
The opening shots of Lake Victoria as a ghost town were filmed at the Salton Sea in California.
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Deputy Fallon's gun leg was built in a single night.
Production was stalled in March 2011 and producer Joel Soisson was brought on board to rewrite the script.
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John Gulager wrote the two songs David Hasselhoff sings in this movie.
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That's director John Gulager's feet in the shot showing Big Dave stepping in a puddle of Shelby's vomit.
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The first entry in the "Piranha" series to be entirely filmed in 3D.
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David Hasselhoff was introduced at an Applebee's restaurant in an earlier draft of the script.
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Filming was intended to start in January 2011 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with a release date in August that year. However, it quickly became apparent that the weather was simply too cold in that location for that time of year for a cast mainly wearing swimwear.
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The film was intended to take place some five or ten years after the events of the first film and would have shown the fully adult piranhas as implied at the end of the first film
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Clu Gulager (Mo) is the father of the director John Gulager.
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The filmmakers originally considered shooting this movie on location in Detroit, Michigan.
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Xavier Dolan does the voice for Jean-Luc Bilodeau in the Quebec's french dubbed version.
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Several people makes cameos as Lifeguards such as Cody Kennedy, Katie Garner, Tabitha Taylor and more.
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The song Richard Dreyfus is singing while fishing is the same he sings with Roy Scheider and Robert Shaw in Jaws.
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