Piranha

1978

Joe Dante
Director

Hugely entertaining Jaws rip-off features a horde of feasting fishies intent on dining at a kiddy summer camp. Funny and scary from Joe Dante who would move on to The Howling and Gremlins in similar tone.

See also Piranha: Part Two - The Spawning (1981).



3rd August 1978
Cinema





Piranha (1978/ Special Edition)
24th October 2000
DVD




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Bradford Dillman
Paul Grogan
Heather Menzies-Urich
Maggie McKeown
Kevin McCarthy
Dr. Robert Hoak
Keenan Wynn
Jack
Dick Miller
Buck Gardner
Barbara Steele
Dr. Mengers
Belinda Balaski
Betsy
Melody Thomas Scott
Laura
Bruce Gordon
Colonel Waxman
Barry Brown
Trooper
Paul Bartel
Dumont
Shannon Collins
Suzie Grogan
Shawn Nelson
Whitney
Richard Deacon
Earl Lyon
Janie Squire
Barbara
Roger Richman
David
Bill Smillie
Jailer
Guich Koock
TV Pitchman
Jack Pauleson
Boy in canoe
Eric Henshaw
Father in Canoe
Robert Vinson
Soldier
Virginia Dunnam
Girl
Hill Farnsworth
Water Skier
Robyn Ray
Screaming Woman
Mike Sullivan
Dam Guard
Jack Cardwell
Brandy
Eric Braeden
Dr. Robert Hoak (swimming double)
Bruce Barbour
Man in Boat
Rob Bottin
Piranha Leftovers (FX)
Joe Dante
Scuba Diver #2
Amy Jones
Rental Car Agent
John Sayles
Soldier
Phil Tippett
Scuba Diver #3 (victim)