Just when you thought it was safe to take a dip in the water again… the underwater unfriendlies bite back! This summer, Shout! Factory TV presents Killer Fish Week, streaming a nightly double feature of fan-favorite ferocious fish flicks. Fans can tune in to watch classic films such as Barracuda, Demon of Paradise and Night Tide, and Mystery Science Theater 3000 episodes, riffing on films such as Devil Fish and The Blood Waters of Dr. Z. The marathon begins Sunday, July 28th at 4 p.m. PT and continues nightly through Saturday, August 3 on the Shout! Factory TV live streaming channel available on Twitch, Samsung TV Plus, Xumo, and STIRR.
Fans can look forward to seeing iconic stars such as Mila Kunis and Soleil Moon Frye in Piranha (1995), Lee Majors and Karen Black in Killer Fish: Deadly Treasure of the Piranha, Conan O’Brien in Sharktopus Vs. Whalewolf and Michael Madsen in Piranhaconda.
From piranhas to pteracudas to barracudas, Killer Fish Week’s toothy terrors are sure to make you wish you hadn’t rocked the boat.
Killer Fish Week Schedule
Sunday, July 28
Killer Fish: Deadly Treasure of Piranha
Jewel thieves attempt to recover treasure from piranha infested waters. Mistrust and betrayals happen amongst the gang in the quest for gold.
A government tank containing genetically engineered piranha is unwittingly emptied into a river that flows past a resort area.
Monday, July 29
MST3K: Devil Fish
When Dr. Stella Dickens concludes the recent string of grisly deaths and demolished boats can’t be the result of any known marine creature, she sets out to capture the beast, a genetically created bioweapon that must be kept secret . . . at any cost.
MST3K: The Blood Waters of Dr. Z
Seeking revenge against those responsible for stripping him of his tenure and the denial of human research subjects, Dr. Z mutates himself into a hideous — and murderous — half-human-half-fish-like creature!
Tuesday, July 30
Sharktopus v. Pteracuda
An American scientist creates a half-pterodactyl, half-barracuda creature, Pteracuda, which inevitably escapes, leaving the Sharktopus to stop it.
Sharktopus v. Whalewolf
When a mad scientist mixes the genes of a killer whale and a wolf, it creates the Whalewolf, and it’s up to Sharktopus to stop it.
Wednesday, July 31
A young sailor falls in love with a mysterious woman, performing as a mermaid at the local carnival. He soon comes to suspect the girl might be a real mermaid, who draws men to a watery death during the full moon.
Mermaid: Lake of the Dead
Once a young woman sent to a tragic and watery grave, she has since become something unholy. Cursed to swim the waters in which she met her untimely death, the mermaid has risen once again. This unspeakable wraithlike creature hungers for love — and has set her hook for Marina’s fiancé, Roman. The bond between Marian and Roman is steadfast and true. But if you spurn the mermaid, she’ll punish you and take from you that which you love most. Now locked in a desperate battle with pure, undying evil, Marina must overcome her fear of the dark water to save all that she holds dear from a terrifying fate.
Thursday, August 1
Lords of the Deep
Man has finally conquered the ocean. America’s first self-contained undersea laboratory is the pride of the nation, and expectations are high for an elaborate undersea mining operation. What wasn’t expected was the inhabitants of an undiscovered world.
Creature from Haunted Sea
A crook decides to bump off members of his inept crew and blame their deaths on a legendary sea creature. What he doesn’t know is that the creature is real.
Friday, August 2
A little coastal town is being terrorized by deadly Barracudas.
Two piranha/anaconda hybrid creatures hunt down the scientist who stole their egg and a film crew; making a slasher film in the jungle.
Saturday, August 3
Demon of Paradise
Fishing with dynamite in Hawaii drives a lizard-man out of the water to terrorize people.
Up from the Depths
A giant shark-like creature preys on a Hawaiian tourist community.
The films featured in Killer Fish Week are also available on VOD at Shout! Factory TV.