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Piranha 3D (2010)

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After a sudden underwater tremor sets free scores of the prehistoric man-eating fish, an unlikely group of strangers must band together to stop themselves from becoming fish food for the area's new razor-toothed residents.

Director:

Alexandre Aja

Writers:

Pete Goldfinger (as Peter Goldfinger), Josh Stolberg
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Dreyfuss ... Matt Boyd
Ving Rhames ... Deputy Fallon
Elisabeth Shue ... Julie Forester
Christopher Lloyd ... Mr. Carl Goodman
Eli Roth ... Wet T-Shirt Host
Jerry O'Connell ... Derrick Jones
Steven R. McQueen ... Jake Forester
Jessica Szohr ... Kelly
Kelly Brook ... Danni
Riley Steele ... Crystal
Adam Scott ... Novak
Ricardo Chavira ... Sam
Dina Meyer ... Paula
Paul Scheer ... Andrew
Brooklynn Proulx ... Laura Forester
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After a sudden underwater earthquake, that releases thousands of prehistoric piranha just in time for spring break. As the spring breakers party at Lake Victoria the piranhas attack and local police, friends and family must work together to stop it. Written by Lachlan Reck

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This summer, how fast can you swim? 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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Trivia

Jerry O'Connell played Derrick Jones in this and played Derek Feldman in Scream 2 (1997). As well as, Richard Dreyfuss played Matt Boyd in this and played Matt Hooper in Jaws (1975). See more »

Goofs

The 'sinking' boat which needed to be rescued was in fact in the middle of rocks and on rocks and not sinking at all. Once it partially sunk, it stayed there, and the occupants could have just survived as it was. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Matt Boyd: Oh boy, that's a fast fish.
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Crazy Credits

The Dimension Films logo is shown to be just below the surface of water See more »

Connections

Referenced in Keith Lemon: The Film (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Here She Comes
Written by Geoff Siegel and Nik Frost
Performed by Flathead
Courtesy of Fundamental Music
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User Reviews

Fun! 3D fun! Bad CGI!
7 November 2018 | by gregkaeSee all my reviews

I was laughing from the beginning right to the end.

Camp does not begin to cover it. Alex Aja knows what he is doing and is doing it well. The movie does not drag at all and it does not take itself seriously at all, so bear that in mind going into it.

Bodies get ripped to shreds, blood by the buckets, you are cheering the piranha on throughout. The only disappointment is the CGI but if you told me it was on purpose I would totally believe you.

Watch with an open mind and you'll have one hell of a ride.


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Country:

USA | Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 August 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Piranha 3-D See more »

Filming Locations:

Lake Havasu, Arizona, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,106,872, 22 August 2010

Gross USA:

$25,003,155

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$83,188,165
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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