Piranha II Flying Killers (1981)

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  • The Spawning Alternative
  • The Flying Killers Alternative
  • Piranha II Alternative
  • Piranha Part Two The Spawning Alternative


Horror. The denizens of a Caribbean island holiday resort are threatened by super-savage piranha, originally bred for use in Vietnam, which were spliced genetically with flying fish. The fish have been contained in the wreck of a sunken military ship. After a number of deaths, the resort's diving instructor, Anne, realises there are killer man-eating fish down there and tries to warn the authorities. Her husband Steve, from whom she is separated, is the local police chief and he comes to see her point. Meanwhile, an ex-military man, Tyler, surreptitiously investigates alongside Anne, eventually filling her in about the deadly fish's history. The resort manager fires Anne, though, rather than deal with the problem, which leads to a very big problem on the night when big crowds go to the beach to see fish come almost ashore in an annual mating ritual. Finally, Anne and Tyler attempt to blow up the sunken ship to destroy all the remaining piranha.

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