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Piranhaconda (2012)

Two piranha/anaconda hybrid creatures hunt down the scientist who stole their egg and a film crew making a slasher film in the jungle.

Director:

Jim Wynorski

Writers:

J. Brad Wilke (concept), Mike MacLean
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Madsen ... Lovegrove
Rachel Hunter ... Talia
Rib Hillis ... Jack (as Robert 'Rib' Hillis)
Terri Ivens ... Rose
Chris De Christopher ... Milo (as Chris DeChristopher)
Shandi Finnessey ... Kimmy Weston
Michael Swan ... Pike
Noah Blake ... Arturo
Kurt Yaeger ... Gunner
Diana Terranova ... Jamie
Matthew Scott Townsend Matthew Scott Townsend ... Rick
Cindy Lucas ... Margaret (as Cynthia Lucas)
Angie Stevenson ... Debbie
Christina DeRosa ... Rachel (as Christina De Rosa)
Erika Jordan ... Dr. Masters (as Yasmin Yeganeh)
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In this sequel to Sharktopus, two Piranhacondas hunt down their stolen egg. The scientist who stole the egg hitchikes the island and meets up with a movie crew on-set of filming. The star, the scientist, and some crew-members get kidnapped by some money-craving people who put them on ransom for some dough. Meanwhile, a Piranhaconda roams the island, along the way eating an island-goer, and some scientists searching for a rare flower. The snake comes to the kidnappers' hideout and attacks. The crew and the scientist escape. The lead kidnapper finds a camera and realizes that the scientist stole the egg, which caused the snake to attack, and he decides to kill the snake, and the crew. The snake follows the crew, who are in a truck, but is wounded by a grenade. The second Piranhaconda arrives and, sensing blood, attacks its wounded mate. It then decides to track down the crew. The scientist reveals that he had the egg, so they try to escape via boat. But the Piranhaconda stalls their ... Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 June 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Kaua'i, Hawaii, USA See more »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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New Horizons Picture See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Michael Madsen may get top billing as the only big name actor, but he probably filmed all his lines in one day. His on screen appearance can be counted in minutes. See more »

Goofs

The plot involves a film crew who are making a cheap slasher movie that's called Head Chopper 3. However, the fake film's director can be seen wearing a cap that says Head Chopper 2. See more »

Quotes

Arturo: It's like a unholy union between a piranha and an anaconda.
Talia: You mean a piranhaconda?
Pike: I can't believe you just said that.
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In the end credits: "No animals were harmed in the production of this motion picture, but a few did become overweight from too many treats." See more »

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References Heathers (1988) See more »

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Music, Lyrics and Performed by Jasmin Poncelet
Whatever's Clever Music, BMI
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Half piranha half anaconda in...Hawaii?
4 August 2013 | by highwaytouristSee all my reviews

OK, I'll try to sum it up. First, a Captain Ahab wannabe scientist discovers a half piranha, half anaconda in Hawaii. He gets one of its eggs and escapes, only to be kidnapped by some criminals whose activities are unexplained. Meanwhile, a low-budget film crew is shooting a lousy horror movie, though it can't be as terrible as this movie. The criminals kidnap part of the film crew to hold them for ransom, but they run into the piranhaconda, and then a second piranhaconda shows up for good measure. It's never really explained how a piranha-anaconda could create a hybrid breed, and it's also never explained how it wound up in Hawaii, which is not native to either creature. The film stars Michael Madsen as the mad scientist/hostage and Rachel Hunter as the diva star of the terrible movie, both obviously in it for an easy paycheck. It was produced by none other than Roger Coreman, who made several terrible science fiction films in the 1950's. Here, he proves that he hasn't lost his touch- he can still make terrible science fiction movies. In place of unconvincing zipper-backed monsters, we have unconvincing computer animated monsters, complete with laughable death scenes where even the victims seem to have difficulty keeping straight faces. The Sci Fi Channel strikes again, strikes out that is.


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