PIRANHA (1978 U.S.) D: JOE DANTE W: JOHN SAYLES/RICHARD ROBINSON P: JON DAVISON
Bradford Dillman and Heather Menzies try and warn people after they accidentaly release genetically altered piranha (created by scientist Kevin McCarthy) into the river system. Roger Corman was the Executive Producer of this solid (yet tongue-in-cheek) B movie that`s ocassionaly given too much praise. With Keenan Wynn, Barbara Steele, Dick Miller, Paul Bartel (particularly fun), Richard Deacon, Dante, Sayles, stop-motion micro-beasts and a clip from THE MONSTER THAT CHALLENGED THE WORLD. Don`t expect a classic and you should enjoy. Another Sayle script became ALLIGATOR. Remade in 1995 and (in 3D) in 2010. There was a sequel.

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