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Piranha 3DD? More like Piranha 3Zzzz 

But boobs! Don't forget those.

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Caligula-esque nudity and exaggerated carnage bookend an otherwise floundering comedy-horror film in Piranha 3DD. This sequel to the suspiciously fun Piranha 3D finds slimy businessman David Koechner (Anchorman) opening a topless, adult-only section of his water park. Doing so not only upsets his marine biologist stepdaughter, but also a subterranean lake filled with killer prehistoric fish. The gore in this 83-minute feature starts late and sadly doesn't last long. Though a euphemistic turn of the phrase "you're wet" is uttered about a billion times. There was a refined, almost elegant absurdity to Piranha 3D, nicely rooted in a cast of strong character actors. But aside from all-too-short returning cameos from Paul Scheer and Ving Rhames, along with a surprisingly existing character arc for David Hasselhoff, nobody in this sequel shines. But there are lots of tits on display. So, weigh and measure that as needed.

Piranha 3DD
Rated R (MPAA) · 83 min. · 2012
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Director: John Gulager
Writer: Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton
Producer: Mark Canton
Cast: Katrina Bowden, Danielle Panabaker, Christopher Lloyd, Ving Rhames, Chris Zylka, Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Gary Busey, David Hasselhoff, Jacqueline MacInnes Wood and David Koechner


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