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Piranha 3DD (2012)

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After the events at Lake Victoria, the pre-historic school of blood-thirsty piranhas make their way into a newly opened waterpark.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Danielle Panabaker ... Maddy
Matt Bush ... Barry
Katrina Bowden ... Shelby
Jean-Luc Bilodeau ... Josh
David Koechner ... Chet
Chris Zylka ... Kyle
Adrian Martinez ... Big Dave
Paul James Jordan ... Travis
Meagan Tandy ... Ashley
David Hasselhoff ... David Hasselhoff
Christopher Lloyd ... Mr. Goodman
Paul Scheer ... Andrew
Gary Busey ... Clayton
Clu Gulager ... Mo
Sierra Fisk ... Bethany
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Storyline

Having awoken from their spring break extravaganza at Lake Victoria, the swarm heads upstream where they look to make a meal out of Big Wet, a local water park where when it comes to fun, nobody does it wetter! Though they came to get wet, get loaded and get some, the staff and patrons get more than they bargained for when they must face the fiercest, most bloodthirsty piranhas yet. Lead by the strong-willed, studious Maddy and her friends, Barry and Kyle, the trio must dive in and take on these man-eating creatures using every ounce of their being but can they be stopped? Written by bs7162

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Twice the Teeth. Twice the Terror. See more »

Genres:

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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Country:

USA | Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 July 2012 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Piranha 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Kure Beach, North Carolina, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$182,237, 3 June 2012

Gross USA:

$376,512

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,518,634
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Dolby Digital | Datasat

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

According to the director of the the first movie, he had intended for the seqiluel to take place in Thailand, with a much larger Piranha attack in the third act of the film during a major festival. See more »

Goofs

When Barry is cleaning up around the pool in the beginning of the film, you see a green bag of chips fly away. He then throws his trash-picker in attempt to catch it. In the next scene, you see that he succeeded, but the bag pinned to the wall is now brown. See more »

Quotes

Maddy: What?
Kyle: Look at us. The cop and marine biologist.
Barry: I'm sorry. That sounds like a shitty sitcom. The Cop and The Marine Biologist.
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Crazy Credits

The end credits are first interrupted by a "clip" from Hasselhoff "music video" Fish Hunter, then by some bloopers, then by a "clip" from "Making of" the Hasselhoff "music video", then by outtakes, and finally, the proper Stinger. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Movie Review: Piranha 3DD (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Very Busy People
Written by Eric Victorino, Giovanni Giusti
Performed by The Limousines
Courtesy of Dangerbird Records
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Thank god I waited for the DVD
30 June 2012 | by darkraven_109See all my reviews

PIRANHA 3DD is one of those movies that makes you question your own intelligence after watching it. I bought the DVD knowing I was in for a trash-gore horror/ comedy movie but Christ, I didn't expect it to be this bad.

The dialogue is bad, the acting is flat and the "scares" suck. For a horror movie, the scares were not only predictable (which is still a bit forgivable) but really bland. It's only now I remember being this bored at the sight of excessive blood. Also the fan-service was more annoying than anything; I may be a guy but I want a HORROR movie, not a cheap horror movie spliced into an episode of "Girls Gone Wild." I remember the times when horror movies had more blood and actual horror instead of mentally challenged large-breasted girls running around like idiots.

If there's one thing the movie got right, it's the comedy. I wasn't laughing all throughout but the cameos from Ving Rhames and David Hasselhoff were fun while they lasted. A couple of jokes got me but that's it. You know there's a problem with a horror movie when the end-credits montage of gags and jokes is more entertaining than the whole damn movie.

I'm really thankful I waited for the DVD release of this movie instead of watching it on the big screen. The only consolation I got was the fact that I didn't spend as much after watching that disaster called GHOST RIDER: SPIRIT OF VENGEANCE and LOCKOUT.


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