Scream Factory Bringing 1978 ‘Piranha’ Movie to 4K UHD in November

Piranha 4K Release Date

Scream Factory are gearing up to bring the original 1978 Piranha horror film to 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray for the first time. The release date is set for November 1.

Pre-order Piranha on 4K UHD for a discounted price at Amazon.

In addition to a standard release of this Collector’s Edition Piranha, Scream Factory is selling a set directly through their website that includes an enamel pin set and limited edition poster of the box art. This set is also available for pre-order.

  • Limited edition 18” x 24” rolled poster of original theatrical artwork
  • Set includes 5 hard enamel pins
  • Pins measure 1.5” – 2” in height and/or width
  • Set includes a backer card, which measures approximately 6” x 5”, housed in a custom keepsake box, which measures approximately 7” x 6”
  • Art by Matthew Skiff

The Piranha Collector’s Edition 4K UHD release will span two discs total; one 4K, the other Blu-ray. Both discs will feature an all-new 4K scan from the original camera negative. The bonus features are as follows:


  • NEW 2022 Restoration Of The 4K Scan Of The Original Camera Negative
  • Audio Commentary With Executive Producer Roger Corman
  • Audio Commentary With Director Joe Dante And Producer Jon Davison


  • NEW 2022 Restoration Of The 4K Scan Of The Original Camera Negative
  • Audio Commentary With Roger Corman
  • Audio Commentary With Joe Dante And Jon Davison
  • “The Making Of Piranha – Interviews With Roger Corman, Joe Dante And Actors Dick Miller, Belinda Balaski And More …
  • Behind-The-Scenes Footage
  • Bloopers And Outtakes
  • Still Galleries
  • Behind-The-Scenes Photo Gallery Featuring Photos From Creature Designer/Animator Phil Tippett’s Archives
  • Additional Scenes From The TV Version
  • Theatrical Trailers
  • TV Spot
  • Radio Spots

Piranha stars notable names including Kevin McCarthy, Barbara Steele, Belinda Balaski, Dick Miller, Paul Bartel, and Richard Deacon.

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