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Bradford Dillman Bradford Dillman
Paul Grogan
Heather Menzies-Urich Heather Menzies-Urich
Maggie McKeown
Kevin McCarthy Kevin McCarthy
Dr. Robert Hoak
Dick Miller Dick Miller
Buck Gardner
Barbara Steele Barbara Steele
Dr. Mengers
Melody Thomas Scott Melody Thomas Scott
Laura Dickinson

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Richard Robinson Richard Robinson
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John Sayles John Sayles


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An average movie

4 years, 9 months ago at Jan 24 21:33
Since I'm not a huge fan of this genre, I wasn't expecting much from this flick. However, since I have a weak spot for Joe Dante's work, I still wanted to check it out. First of all, I was quite surprising to discover that John Sayles was one of the writers on this movie (Apparently, he used the profits from the film to fund his own projects. It was also his scriptwriting debut). Eventually, since... read more
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When flesh-eating piranhas are accidently released into a summer resort's rivers, the guests become their next meal.
Release date: 3 August 1978
UPC: 736991418943
Tags: Horror (12), 1978 (9), Sci-fi (5), Comedy (5), 1970s (4), Boats (3), Monster (3), Animal Attack (3), Water (3), Animals (2), Blood (2), Piranha (2), Rated R (2), Joe Dante (2), Animal (1), (1), *saipal (1), Saturn Award Nominee (1), 01 (1), Dumb (1)
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