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Piranhaconda (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:
Michael Madsen ... Lovegrove
Rachel Hunter ... Talia
Rib Hillis ... Jack (as Robert 'Rib' Hillis)
Terri Ivens ... Rose
Chris De Christopher ... Milo (as Chris DeChristopher)
Shandi Finnessey ... Kimmy Weston
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 Savage ... Debbie
Christina DeRosa ... Rachel (as Christina De Rosa)
Erika Jordan ... Dr. Masters (as Yasmin Yeganeh)
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Storyline

In this sequel to Sharktopus, two Piranhacondas hunt down their stolen egg. The scientist who stole the egg hitchikes the island and meets up with a movie crew on-set of filming. The star, the scientist, and some crew-members get kidnapped by some money-craving people who put them on ransom for some dough. Meanwhile, a Piranhaconda roams the island, along the way eating an island-goer, and some scientists searching for a rare flower. The snake comes to the kidnappers' hideout and attacks. The crew and the scientist escape. The lead kidnapper finds a camera and realizes that the scientist stole the egg, which caused the snake to attack, and he decides to kill the snake, and the crew. The snake follows the crew, who are in a truck, but is wounded by a grenade. The second Piranhaconda arrives and, sensing blood, attacks its wounded mate. It then decides to track down the crew. The scientist reveals that he had the egg, so they try to escape via boat. But the Piranhaconda stalls their ... Written by Anonymous

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Part Snake! Part Fish! All Killer!


Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 June 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Piraconda See more »

Filming Locations:

Kaua'i, Hawaii, USA See more »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

New Horizons Picture See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

(at around 42 mins) Rachel Hunter (Talia) is the only person in the movie to actually call the creature "Piranhaconda." See more »

Goofs

Trying to escape a character runs to a road where a 2008 Chrysler Town & Country is waiting on the road he tries to start it twice with no luck. He then pops the hood but before he can even look another character steps out of the jungle and says "it's no good they took the distributor cap!" Huh?? Did someone transplant a 60s engine into that 2008? Modern cars don't use distributor caps and haven't for more than 20 years. Ooops. See more »

Quotes

Arturo: It's like a unholy union between a piranha and an anaconda.
Talia: You mean a piranhaconda?
Pike: I can't believe you just said that.
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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 The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Piranhaconda 1
Music, Lyrics and Performed by Jasmin Poncelet
Whatever's Clever Music, BMI
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Reminds me of Andy Sedaris movies
3 August 2014 | by L_MillerSee all my reviews

You know the story, and it doesn't matter all that much if you don't. Tacky effects, great scenery - Hawaii gorgeous as always, hot actresses and actors with serviceable acting ability and that guy who was in that thing that one time many years ago.

The only thing that keeps this from being an actual Sedaris movie is the absence of Andy or his son from the producer list and the lack of nudity since this is basic cable broadcast. The production companies should make these shows in dual-format for Syfy (who tragically lost their spell checker some years ago) and for Showtime or Cinemax.

The effects are really bad, I mean REALLY bad but the acting is OK and movies like this keep the majority of Hollywood in business, plus at least these actors got a trip to Hawaii, so I will give it a thumbs-up. Check it out.


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