From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
Piranha (1978, USA) is a Eco-Terror film directed by Joe Dante. It is followed by Piranha II: The Spawning.
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- Featured on: TCM Underground
- Included in: Nature Strikes Back! 10 Eco-Terror Classics
- Released in 1978 | Color
- Runtime: 94 min
- Production Co.: New World Pictures
- Distribution Co.: New World Pictures (1978) (USA) (theatrical); United Artists (1978) (France) (theatrical)
- Directed by Joe Dante
- Written by Richard Robinson, John Sayles
- Starring: Bradford Dillman, Heather Menzies, Kevin McCarthy, Keenan Wynn, Dick Miller, Barbara Steele, Belinda Balaski, Melody Thomas Scott, Bruce Gordon, Barry Brown, Paul Bartel
- Produced by Roger Corman, Jon Davison, Chako van Leeuwen, Jeff Schechtman
- Original Music by Pino Donaggio
- Cinematography by Jamie Anderson
- Film Editing by Joe Dante, Mark Goldblatt
Also Known As
- Piranhas (Germany)
- Lost River Lake was a thriving resort - until they discovered...
- They're here...Hungry for flesh! Who can stop them?
- There's something in the water at Lost River Lake. Something you can't see...something you can't feel...until it's too late!
- Then... you were shocked by the great white shark - Now... you are at the mercy of 1000 jaws!