Wilson of The Daily Rotation wrote, "You know what’s a good movie? Piranha 3D. I mean what wasn’t to love about that movie? It had tits, a cheesy and laughable story/cast, and tons of blood and gore. It was an enjoyable movie. A couple years later, we get Shark Night. Wouldn’t you know, it had relatively the same story; a pack of teens go to a lake to party and start getting picked off one by one."