Piranha 3DD
Piranha 3DD (2012)

After the terror unleashed on Lake Victoria in Piranha 3D, the pre-historic school of blood thirsty piranhas are back. This time, no one is safe from the flesh eating fish as they sink their razor sharp teeth into the visitors of… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 1, 2012
DVD Release Date: September 4, 2012
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Critic Score: 14% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: It strains to up the gore and self-awareness of it predecessor, and -- despite some game celebrity cameos -- the result is a dispiriting echo of 2010's horror-comedy.

Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times

Tacky and intermittently entertaining is all"Piranha 3DD"sets out to be, and that is all this playfully graphic horror-comedy sequel accomplishes.

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Tasha Robinson
AV Club

Gulager ... mostly seems to be trying to see how much he can degrade the old Jaws formula and still have it interpreted as parody rather than apathy.

David Keyes

Here is a follow-up that could not be any more clueless if it had been conceived in a void.

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Kyle Anderson
Entertainment Weekly

The first half of the film merely treads water in anticipation for the eventual bloodbath, and once the teeth start gnawing, it's just one laborious machination after another to get to the end of the movie, which stops without much of a resolution.

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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

The director, John Gulager, has no idea how to mix his ingredients to create a savvy self-parody.

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Scott Weinberg

This movie looks like it was shot in 1989 and cobbled together randomly.

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Justin Lowe
Hollywood Reporter

With most of the running time devoted to setting up and over-explaining the premise, mayhem gets short shrift.

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Eric D. Snider

It's not outrageous enough to warrant a you-gotta-see-this-to-believe-it screening, and the gore is nothing that gore fans haven't seen a hundred times before.

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Richard Haridy

The picture's biggest sin (or biggest achievement) is the fact that it manages to be stunningly short yet still have several flat, boring stretches.

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Flixster Audience Score: 22% Flixster User Reviews
Nate Zoebl
Wow, I was not expecting the follow-up to the so-bad-it's-excellent Piranha 3D to pretty much just inhabit the "so bad" spectrum, though I… More
Lorenzo von Matterhorn
<i>"Double D's get in for free!"</i> After the events at Lake Victoria, the pre-historic school of blood-thirsty piranhas make their… More
Dean King
Really bad and I don't know where the 82min run time is as the credits come up after just 68mins!! The first was quite a good tongue in cheeky, B-movie… More
Alex roy
John Gulager's sequel to Piranha 3D is an awful mess from beginning to end. Considering that he helmed the Feast franchise, which was a great horror comedy… More
Josh Lewis
I actually thought this was about as entertaining as the first one, albeit just a rehash of all the elements that made the original so much fun. That's the… More
Everett Johnson
Sequel to the 2010 horror/Comedy, "Pirahna 3D" that takes this to a whole new level with Double D's. Story is the same, just in a water park.… More