Piranha 3-D
Piranha 3-D (2010)

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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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 20, 2010
DVD Release Date: January 11, 2011
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Critic Score: 74% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Playing exactly to expectations for a movie about killer fish run amok, Piranha 3-D dishes out gore, guffaws and gratuitous nudity with equal glee.

Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

Piranha 3D is more funny than disgusting, even when screen fills with half-nude swimmers, bobbing like human dumplings in a roiling vat of borscht. This isn't just sick, it's clas-sick!

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Joshua Katzman
Chicago Reader

This moderately entertaining popcorn thriller recaptures the B-movie spirit of such vintage schlockmeisters as Samuel Z. Arkoff and Roger Corman.

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Brigit Grant
Daily Express (UK)

If the team behind Piranha is planning a sequel they will need to recast as many of the key players were eaten during the craziest 88 minutes I've ever spent in the cinema.

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James Berardinelli

For most of Piranha 3D, Aja skates along the line separating satire/camp from horror without straying into the realm of outright parody.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

Piranha 3D ends the summer on a note of shamelessly entertaining B movie bottomfeeding.

Scott Weinberg

Unapologetically gleeful about doling out the cinematic junk food that you're looking for when you sit down to devour something called, well, Piranha.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

If you're looking for signs of intelligent life -- well, did you really expect to find them in a remake of a Seventies B-movie anyway?

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Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

Horny horror-movie revelers tend to deserve what's coming to them, a sentiment French-born director Alexandre Aja embraces with maniacal glee in a third-act massacre that's downright ruthless.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

The joy of Alexandre Aja's Piranha is that he is accomplishing nothing but a bloody entertaining good time.

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Flixster Audience Score: 43% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
So much fun and gore I couldnt stop waiting for more!! Oh thats a rhyme lol. A great cast having a lot of fun with a movie so over the top campy yet horrific.… More
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Samuel Riley
What's interesting about this film is that its aware that its bad, and from this, it mocks itself for being bad. It is from this that makes it a good film… More
KJ Proulx
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Melvin White
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Everett Johnson
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