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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.

Director:

Jim Wynorski

Writers:

J. Brad Wilke (concept), Mike MacLean
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Cast

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)
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

Part Snake! Part Fish! All Killer! See more »

Genres:

Action | Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Was filmed in Kauai, Hawaii. See more »

Goofs

When Rick leaves the beach to go water the plants, you can hear the sound of him urinating. When the camera takes a shot from the right, the sound can still be heard, but no urine is seen leaving his body. The stream should be visible from this angle. See more »

Quotes

Gunner: Hey, you were a Marine right?
Jack: Right out of high school.
Gunner: Tell me you were some kind of Force Recon bad ass or something.
Jack: No, motor pool bad ass.
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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 »

Connections

References Punk'd (2003) See more »

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Piranhaconda 1
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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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

16 June 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Piranhaconda See more »

Filming Locations:

Kaua'i, Hawaii, USA See more »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

New Horizons Picture See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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