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Piranha 3-D Reviews

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Scott Weinberg
August 26, 2015
Unapologetically gleeful about doling out the cinematic junk food that you're looking for when you sit down to devour something called, well, Piranha.
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures
December 9, 2013
The joy of Alexandre Aja's Piranha is that he is accomplishing nothing but a bloody entertaining good time.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Glenn Dunks
September 15, 2013
Filled with recognisable faces, packed with excessive blood and gore and jokes as corny as they are hilarious, Piranha 3D is, if nothing else, the most honest and unpretentious piece of filmmaking of 2010.
John Hanlon
Big Hollywood
January 5, 2013
"Piranha 3D," although cliched, embraces its genre and is a highly-enjoyable fun B-movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.0/5
Jeff Beck
September 23, 2012
I understand what the filmmakers were trying to do and they almost pulled it off, but there's no sense in making the audience slog through a dreary 40+ minutes before the fun actually begins.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Steve Newton
Georgia Straight
March 29, 2011
The best example of the level of art that Piranha 3D aspires to comes when a guy gets his dick chomped off and it gracefully floats down towards you in 3D.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
March 29, 2011
Piranha 3D is more funny than disgusting, even when screen fills with half-nude swimmers, bobbing like human dumplings in a roiling vat of borscht. This isn't just sick, it's clas-sick!
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Paul Chambers
January 15, 2011
This action-thriller will eat you alive. Paul Chambers, CNN.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Bill Gibron
January 8, 2011
Aja once again proves that no one understands the aesthetic of ample arterial spray better than the foreign horror geek.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
January 6, 2011
...a mildly watchable B-movie effort that could have (and should have) been so much better.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses
November 20, 2010
full review at Movies for the Masses
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
October 31, 2010
Fails in being an entertaining satire and a competent horror film...
Sean P. Means
Salt Lake Tribune
October 8, 2010
There?s a dull predictability to the set pieces; when you see a topless para-skier bob in-and-out of the water, it?s inevitable that she?ll rise into the air without any legs.
| Original Score: 2/4

October 2, 2010
Piranha 3D gets honestly earned points for the creative energy it sustains in the arena of creatively gory dispatches, non-torture porn division.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Karina Montgomery
October 1, 2010
Neither gore enthusiasts nor boobie fans will be disappointed. Piranha 3D knows what it is and embraces it, from stupid disobedience to kids in peril to sexy exploitative silliness, with a remarkable level of humor and competence.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Maitland McDonagh
Miss FlickChick
September 19, 2010
Coarse, crass and mind-boggling shameless? Hell, yeah! Alexandre Aja's remake of the Joe Dante/John Sayles' killer-fish movie flies its trash flag high.
September 10, 2010
...this is one of the few flicks this summer that actually delivered what it promised.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Marc Fennell
Triple J
September 8, 2010
A movie fueled by the wet dreams and rage fantasies of a thousand pubescent boys. Perfectly attuned to its audience -- 3D boobs, gore and dodgy science abound.
| Original Score: 3/5
Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews
September 4, 2010
a wickedly effective cinematic union of suspense and irony, topped with an invigorating dash of dry wit
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Kevin A. Ranson
September 1, 2010
Even if the rest is immediately forgettable, the massacre scene isn't.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.0/4.0
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