The Resource Piranha, New World Pictures ; co-produced by Chako van Leeuwen ; screenplay by John Sayles ; produced by Jon Davison ; directed by Joe Dante

Piranha, New World Pictures ; co-produced by Chako van Leeuwen ; screenplay by John Sayles ; produced by Jon Davison ; directed by Joe Dante

Label
Piranha
Title
Piranha
Statement of responsibility
New World Pictures ; co-produced by Chako van Leeuwen ; screenplay by John Sayles ; produced by Jon Davison ; directed by Joe Dante
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"While searching for missing teenagers. novice skip tracer Maggie McKeown and local town boozer Paul Grogan stumble upon a top-secret Army laboratory conducting genetic research on piranha fish for the purpose of developing biological warfare. When the deadly eating machines are accidentally released from the compound, they're soon headed downstream and consuming everything, and anything, in their path. Just when you thought it was safe to go in the river ..."--Container
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Story by Richard Robinson ; director of photography, Jamie Anderson ; edited by Mark Goldblatt, Joe Dante ; music by Pino Donaggio
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.P57 2010
PerformerNote
Barbara Steele, Bradford Dillman, Kevin McCarthy, Keenan Wynn
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1950-
  • 1949 July 21-
  • 1948-
  • 1938-
  • 1930-2018
  • 1914-2010
  • 1916-1986
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Leeuwen, Chako van
  • Sayles, John
  • Davison, Jon
  • Dante, Joe
  • Steele, Barbara
  • Dillman, Bradford
  • McCarthy, Kevin
  • Wynn, Keenan
  • Shout! Factory (Firm)
  • New World Pictures (Firm)
Runtime
92
Series statement
Roger Corman's cult classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Piranhas
  • Piranhas
Technique
live action
Label
Piranha, New World Pictures ; co-produced by Chako van Leeuwen ; screenplay by John Sayles ; produced by Jon Davison ; directed by Joe Dante
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced in 1978
  • Special features: audio commentary with director Joe Dante and producer Jon Davison; behind-the-scenes footage; "The making of Piranha" featurette with new interviews from Roger Corman, Joe Dante, Dick Miller, Belinda Balaski and many more; bloopers and outtakes; Piranha trailer with commentary by producer Jon Davison; stills gallery with photos and posters from around the world; behind-the-scenes stills gallery featuring photos from Phil Tippett's personal collection; additional scenes from the network television version; radio and TV spots
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
  • Widescreen version.
  • Special edition.
  • Collector edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 92 min.)
Isbn
9781603993449
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
826663116823
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
SF 11682
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)653255603
  • 1836317
  • (OCoLC)ocn653255603
System details
  • DVD; NTSC; region 1; anamorphic widescreen 1.78:1
  • DVD; single sided; single layered
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Piranha, New World Pictures ; co-produced by Chako van Leeuwen ; screenplay by John Sayles ; produced by Jon Davison ; directed by Joe Dante
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced in 1978
  • Special features: audio commentary with director Joe Dante and producer Jon Davison; behind-the-scenes footage; "The making of Piranha" featurette with new interviews from Roger Corman, Joe Dante, Dick Miller, Belinda Balaski and many more; bloopers and outtakes; Piranha trailer with commentary by producer Jon Davison; stills gallery with photos and posters from around the world; behind-the-scenes stills gallery featuring photos from Phil Tippett's personal collection; additional scenes from the network television version; radio and TV spots
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
  • Widescreen version.
  • Special edition.
  • Collector edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 92 min.)
Isbn
9781603993449
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
826663116823
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
SF 11682
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)653255603
  • 1836317
  • (OCoLC)ocn653255603
System details
  • DVD; NTSC; region 1; anamorphic widescreen 1.78:1
  • DVD; single sided; single layered
Video recording format
DVD

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