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Piranha (2006)

Okhota na Piranyu (original title)
Agent of special department "Piranha" Kirill Mazur and his colleague Olga go to the far north with the assignment to liquidate an underwater secret weapon lab in the guise of a mutual ... See full summary »

Director:

Andrey Kavun

Writers:

Aleksandr Bushkov (novel), Dmitriy Zverkov (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Vladimir Mashkov ... Mazur
Svetlana Antonova ... Olga
Evgeniy Mironov ... Prokhor
Viktoriya Isakova ... Sinilga
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anna Banshchikova ... Viktoriya (as A. Banshchikova)
Mikhail Efremov ... Dorokhov
Sergey Garmash ... Zima
Aleksandr Golubev ... Belobrysy
Aleksey Gorbunov ... Kuzmich
Andrey Merzlikin ... Shtabs
Sergey Petrov Sergey Petrov ... Khimik 1
Boris Polunin Boris Polunin ... Admiral
Ramil Sabitov Ramil Sabitov ... Ibragim
Aleksandr Sirin ... Doctor
Dmitriy Tarasenko Dmitriy Tarasenko
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Storyline

Agent of special department "Piranha" Kirill Mazur and his colleague Olga go to the far north with the assignment to liquidate an underwater secret weapon lab in the guise of a mutual vacation. All of a sudden, they find themselves in the world where civilization laws are forgotten, and this deadly weapons are kept by gangsters who are controlled by a new "master of taiga" Prohor, whose leisure time is spent hunting at humans. Mazur didn't know that he would have to trade his familiar gun for a hand-made bone knife, and save his companion and himself instead of saving the world. For them, this safari in northern forests would be no less dangerous as for the live targets. Written by russart.com

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Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

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Official Sites:

Official site [Russia]

Country:

Russia

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

6 April 2006 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

Hunting Piranha See more »

Filming Locations:

Karelia, Russia See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,743,782
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Rekun TV See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(theatrical) | (TV)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Vladimir Mashkov's character was heavily inspired by such action heroes as John McClane, James Bond and most notably John Rambo. Mashkov went through many torturous trainings in order to get in perfect physical shape. The producers imagined Agent Mazur as a muscular man. See more »

Quotes

Olga: You don't understand: if these weapons get into wrong hands, a half of the world would perish!
Mazur: And if they get into right hands, what then? would the whole world perish?
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Connections

References Ugryum-reka (1969) See more »

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Embarrassingly bad
1 May 2010 | by HannaB555See all my reviews

If you want to waste 2 hours of your life while sitting with a long face like me, waiting for some glimmer of something interesting or meaningful to happen while digesting appalling script and senseless and disgusting violence porn, asking yourself "why the hell am I watching this?", then watch this film. This is everything cinema should not be. A tragic example of when Russian film makers imitate the worst of western movies and computer games. "The Beach" and "Moscow Zero" are close, but this is even worse, if that's possible. This film is not something either the actors or the director will remember proudly, and they are actually not bad judging by their other work. The feeling this film gives you is like you've drank too much, been throwing up and have this sick and stupid feeling. Yuk.


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