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3.8
Piranha
Piranha 1995
Directed By
Scott P. Levy
Produced By
Roger Corman
Mike Elliott
Chako van Leeuwen
Written By
Richard Robinson
John Sayles (original)
Music By
Christopher Lennertz
Cinematography
Christopher Baffa
Editing By
John Gilbert

Distributed By
Concorde Pictures
Showtime Networks
Release Date(s)
1 October 1995
Runtime
89 min.
Country
Flag of the United States United States
Language
English
[[Category:Concorde Pictures
Showtime Networks]] Piranha, also known as Piranhas, is a remake of the movie Piranha (1978). It is a 1995 American horror film directed by Scott P. Levy about a school of killer piranha descending upon the bustling Lost River Lake Resort.

Plot Edit

A private investigator, Maggie McNamara, is hired by wealthy resort owner J.R. Randolph to find his missing niece. During her search she and local resident Paul Grogan stumble upon a deserted Army research facility and unwittingly release genetically modified Piranha into the river created by Dr. Leticia Baines.

Now they must do everything to stop them.

Cast Edit

  • Alexandra Paul as Maggie McNamara
  • William Katt as Paul Grogan
  • Darleen Carr as Dr. Leticia Baines
  • Soleil Moon Frye as Laura Dickinson
  • James Karen as Governor
  • Mila Kunis as Susie Grogan
  • Kehli O'Byrne as Gina Green
  • Richard Israel as Dave
  • Kaz Garas as Sheriff
  • Leland Orser as Terry Wechsler
  • Ben Slack as Earl Lyon
  • James E. Brodhead as Jack
  • Monte Markham as J.R. Randolph
  • Lorissa McComas as Barbara Randolph

Production Edit

Rather than shoot new special effects for the film, Roger Corman recycled the special effects from the original. The screenplay is nearly identical to that of the original, but removes all of the humor and comedy.

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