Piranha 1995

views updated

Piranha ★★½ 1995 (R)

Genetically enhanced piranha terrorize the resort community of Lost River. Scientists Paul (Katt) and Maggie (Paul) have accidentally released the vicious fishies but everyone ignores their warnings until some swimmers become din-din. Remake of Roger Corman's 1978 cult item and based on John Sayles' original screenplay. 81m/C VHS, DVD . Alexandra Paul, William Katt, Soleil Moon Frye, Monte Markham, Darlene Carr, James Karen, Lincoln Kilpatrick; D: Scott Levy; W: Alex Simon; C: Christopher Baffa; M: Christopher Lennertz.