Killer Movie Fish: Infographic

Does size matter?

Bait is the latest entry in the celebrated ‘killer fish attack’ subgenre, finding a bunch of shoppers trapped in an Australian supermarket after a tsunami. And roaming the aisles is a blood-thirsty Great White Shark...

From the nefarious nibble-power of the pint-sized Piranha piranhas, to the supersized food-hole of the megalodon in Mega Shark Vs Giant Octopus, our fishy foes have always varied in size.

So, thanks to the below infographic, we now have the answer to the question that’s plagued cinemagoers since Steven Spielberg first dipped a toe in the water: does size (of the fish) matter?

Well, here’s the answer:

Infographic designed by Elliot Cardona

[Click on the infographic to see a larger version]

So, unless you’re a piranha, size really does matter when it comes to kill counts.

Bait is available on DVD and 2D/3D Blu-ray from 29 April 2013.

What’s your favourite example of murderous marine-life in the movies? Tell us below…