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Piranhaconda (2012)

TV-14 | | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi | TV Movie 16 June 2012
Two piranha/anaconda hybrid creatures hunt down the scientist who stole their egg and a film crew making a slasher film in the jungle.


Jim Wynorski


J. Brad Wilke (concept), Mike MacLean
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rib Hillis ... Jack (as Robert 'Rib' Hillis)
Michael Madsen ... Lovegrove
Terri Ivens ... Rose
Shandi Finnessey ... Kimmy Weston
Chris De Christopher ... Milo (as Chris DeChristopher)
Rachel Hunter ... Talia
Michael Swan ... Pike
Noah Blake ... Arturo
Kurt Yaeger ... Gunner
Diana Terranova ... Jamie
Matthew Scott Townsend Matthew Scott Townsend ... Rick
Cindy Lucas ... Margaret (as Cynthia Lucas)
Angie Stevenson ... Debbie
Christina DeRosa ... Rachel (as Christina De Rosa)
Erika Jordan ... Dr. Masters (as Yasmin Yeganeh)


Intent on finding the eggs of the gigantic half-piranha, half-anaconda hybrid that slithers around the lush Hawaiian jungles, the expert herpetologist, Dr Robert Lovegrove, and a team of scientists enter the beast's habitat. There, a film crew is shooting their latest slasher movie, utterly unaware that ruthless Pike and his gun-totting mercenaries are watching their every move. However, the criminals are the least of their worries, as the scaly, bone-crushing predator with the hundreds of razor-sharp teeth is lurking in the shadows, and humans are its prey. The massive monstrosity is part-fish and part-snake, combining the best of two worlds. Is there an escape from the jaws of the Piranhaconda? Written by Nick Riganas

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Michael Madsen may get top billing as the only big name actor, but he probably filmed all his lines in one day. His on screen appearance can be counted in minutes. See more »


When Jamie and her boyfriend go for a swim at the isolated beach, she enters the water wearing a small pair of jeans shorts over her bikini bottom. When she returns from the swim, the jeans shorts are gone. See more »


Arturo: That loco chica, she played kickball with my cojones.
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Crazy Credits

In the end credits: "No animals were harmed in the production of this motion picture, but a few did become overweight from too many treats." See more »


References National Geographic Specials (1965) See more »


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Music, Lyrics and Performed by Jasmin Poncelet
Whatever's Clever Music, BMI
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Better than average for a SyFy picture
22 July 2012 | by movieman_kevSee all my reviews

A huge creature that's part snake, part fish is terrorizing the cast and crew of a B-movie, I'm guessing because it's mad that Professor Lovegrove (Michael Madsen, Sin City, Kill Bill) had stolen it's eggs (Piranhacondas don't know how to compartmentalize it seems) That's the threadbare plot for this SyFy original in a nutshell. Sure there's another plot about kidnappers but that one meanders and isn't that interesting. It's all about the snake.

Slightly above average (for a SyFy film). The effects are fairly well done and there is some fun to be had. Plus I'm still a huge admirer of Director Jim Wynorski even if it's more for his amazing work in the '80's as opposed to his more recent output.

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16 June 2012 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Kaua'i, Hawaii, USA See more »


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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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