Piranha 3DD

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Bloody, sexed-up sequel lacks predecessor's camp appeal.

R 2012 83 minutes

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 17+

Based on 22 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

In to deep

Classic Piranha movie with loads of blood, gore, cameos, dark humor, steamy situations and more.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 18+

Very gross movie

This is one of the nastiest movie in all of history. I mean nothing can beat it's grossness.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex

Movie Details

  • In theaters: June 1, 2012
  • On DVD or streaming: September 4, 2012
  • Cast: Danielle Panabaker, David Koechner, Matt Bush
  • Director: John Gulager
  • Studio: Dimension
  • Genre: Horror
  • Run time: 83 minutes
  • MPAA rating: R
  • MPAA explanation: sequences of strong bloody horror violence and gore, graphic nudity, sexual content, language and some drug use
  • Last updated: March 31, 2022

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