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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.

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Alexandre Aja

Writers:

Pete Goldfinger (as Peter Goldfinger), Josh Stolberg
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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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Sea, Sex and Blood [French Poster] 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

Production was originally slated to begin in late 2008, but was delayed until March 2009. See more »

Goofs

While a guy in a white shirt carries half of a yellow shirted man's corpse to shore, the cameraman's shadow is briefly shown on the sand at the bottom left of the screen. 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 »


Soundtracks

Bring the Noise Remix
Written by Chuck D (as Chuck D), Eric Sadler and Hank Shocklee
Performed by Public Enemy vs. Benny Benassi
Courtesy of Ultra Records and Reach Global, Inc.
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Gory, Disgusting, Offensive...But all in Fun
20 August 2010 | by seraphinoSee all my reviews

So I just got done seeing this movie and the first thing I have to say is "Wow!" That wow is good and bad; firstly, parents should really make note of what people are saying here, this is definitely NOT for KIDS!! I would even go so far as to say that it is not for adults with a weak stomach. The amount of gore, nudity, and disgusting content in this movie shouldn't have warranted an R-rating in my opinion; it was quite possibly the grossest movie I have ever seen; and I have seen some pretty disturbing movies.

On top of that, the acting was fairly sub-par, but, what can you expect from a movie filled with d-list cast members? While some scenes were very convincing, other scenes were so fake and unrealistic that this film could even be considered a dark comedy. This goes for some of the scary sequences too, because they looked so forced in order to make the viewer jump, it was very unconvincing.

The second "Wow!", I say because while this movie is disturbing it is all in fun. The movie is gross, yes, it is terribly acted, yes, and some people would say that this film is not a film that shouldn't have ever been made by mankind. But, for those attracted to gore and extremely gruesome creature horror/comedies. This is right up your alley.


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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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