Piranha (1978)

1978 Horror, Sci-Fi, Comedy

User Score: 60/100


When flesh-eating piranhas are accidently released into a summer resort's rivers, the guests become their next meal.

David (Roger Richman) and Barbara (Janie Squire) are two young backpackers who happen upon a military post that seems to be abandoned. They discover a large man-made reservoir and decide to go skinny dipping. Within minutes they are attacked and consumed by some underwater presence, their death screams attracting the attention of somebody still inside the military facility.

About Piranha (1978)

Title: Piranha
Year: 1978
Starring: Dick Miller, Joe Dante, Shawn Nelson, Kevin McCarthy, Belinda Balaski, Paul Bartel, Barry Brown, Eric Braeden, John Sayles, Bradford Dillman, Robert Vinson, Keenan Wynn, Virginia Dunnam, Diamond Farnsworth, Barbara Steele, Bruce Paul Barbour, Robyn Ray, Melody Thomas Scott, Mike Sullivan, Bruce Gordon, Jack Cardwell, Sally Bondi, Shannon Collins, Richard Deacon, Amy Holden Jones, Janie Squire, Roger Richman, Andrew G. La Marca, Bill Smillie, Phil Tippett
Director: Joe Dante
Score: 2 / 5 stars
Avg. Rating: 3/5 stars from 5 users. Votes: 5.
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Comedy

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