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Piranha 1978
Directed By Joe Dante
Screenplay By John Sayles
Cast Bradford Dillman, Dick Miller, Heather Menzies, Paul Bartel
Produced By Roger Corman, Jon Davison, Chako van Leeuwen
Film Editing By Mark Goldblatt, Joe Dante
Cinematography By Jamie Anderson
Music By Pino Donaggio

United States



Release Date

August 3, 1978


95 Minutes

Rating R
Distributed By

New World Pictures, United Artists

Budget $6,000,000
Gross $10,000,000



  • Bradford Dillman as Paul Grogan
  • Heather Menzies as Maggie McKeown
  • Kevin McCarthy as Dr. Robert Hoak
  • Keenan Wynn as Jack
  • Dick Miller as Buck Gardner
  • Barbara Steele as Dr. Mengers
  • Belinda Balaski as Betsy
  • Melody Thomas Scott as Laura Dickinson
  • Bruce Gordon as Colonel Waxman
  • Barry Brown as a Trooper
  • Paul Bartel as Mr. Dumont
  • Shannon Collins as Suzie Grogan
  • Shawn Nelson as Whitney
  • Richard Deacon as Earl Lyon



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