Piranha 3D Synopsis
A prehistoric strain of fish are set loose and people begin to disappear.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

What really matters is that the film works. It's a genuinely suspenseful, no-holds-barred masterpiece of sex 'n' horror exploitation.
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Time Out New York

By Joshua Rothkopf
Roger Corman could only dream of producing a movie this stupefyingly gory and loaded with exposed flesh, making the updated Piranha that...
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By Stephanie Zacharek
There's a degree of gruff integrity at work for at least two-thirds of Alexandre Aja's grindhouse piranhapalooza Piranha 3D, in which a...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
A pitch-perfect, guilty-pleasure serving of late-summer schlock that handily nails the tongue-in-cheek spirit of the Roger Corman original.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
I call Piranha 3D ''exploitation,'' rather than a quality scare movie, because it serves up well-timed gross-outs instead of genuine...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Piranha 3D ends the summer on a note of shamelessly entertaining B movie bottomfeeding.
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
Piranha 3D is more funny than disgusting, even when screen fills with half-nude swimmers, bobbing like human dumplings in a roiling vat of...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
There are few real scares, though, and even fewer actual laughs. Despite several obvious gags, Aja never captures the spoofy fun of the...
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Orlando Sentinel

By Roger Moore
It's not as scary as it needs to be or as clever as it thinks it is, but the new 3D version of "Piranha" is at least as gimmicky as those...
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The film's centerpiece is a massacre at a wet T-shirt contest, which the horror director Alexandre Aja has a good time staging (yes, Eli...
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Five Word Review

By redyeah
Funnest 3D movie experience yet...


By birac
Porn and crude actions and blood. What a wonderful thing for the young men of America to occupy their time with,and compare their girlfriends,wives to. Shame on the industry,and us....

Porno NOT for kids/families

By Nevrsaydie1988
It's just sick. This movie is pretty much a porno. It's a shame cause it could have really been a good horror movie. Instead, it's just a trashy cheap flick that I walked out of....

*WARNING* Strong Sexual Content

***Parents be warned some content in this movie may not be appropriate for children*** I work for a theatre so naturally i see a lot of films. To start off in my honest opinion this movie should...

Predictable, boring, annoying!

By TruthB3Told
There are Piranha's that kill in a lake, okaaaay... Basically there is nothing else to this movie if you're looking to watch something with substance. This moving is drawing in a crowd of immature...

dont go

By kb30cc
the only movie I've ever walked out of what a wast of time and money...

Campy movies can be great.

By asojax
First off if you enjoy a truly campy movie go see piranha 3D, just got done watching it, it's one of those movies that is so bad you have to laugh at it. This movie is not scary in anyway, the...

Remembering Jaws only for 2010

By cloudy9
THis movie was so much like Jaws only a newer story and effects. It was very realistic and the story was really good. I was shocked. I didn't expect much but this was one of the best movies of the...

Five Word Review

By Marcus23
Piranha 3D YES!!! Can't Wait...

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Bloody gore nudity horror must!...

More Info

Rated R | For Sequences of strong bloody horror violence and gore, graphic nudity, sexual content, language and some drug use
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Not for kids Extreme gore, sex, teen drinking in fishy remake.
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