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Cannibal Ferox (1981)

Cannibal ferox (original title)
Not Rated | | Adventure, Horror | 11 November 1983 (USA)
Three friends out to disprove cannibalism meet two men on the run who tortured and enslaved a cannibal tribe to find emeralds, and now the tribe is out for revenge.

Director:

Umberto Lenzi

Writers:

Umberto Lenzi (story), Umberto Lenzi (screenplay)
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Complete credited cast:
Giovanni Lombardo Radice ... Mike Logan (as John Morghen)
Lorraine De Selle ... Gloria Davis
Danilo Mattei ... Rudy Davis (as Bryan Redford)
Zora Kerova ... Pat Johnson (as Zora Kerowa)
Walter Lucchini Walter Lucchini ... Joe Costolani (as Walter Lloyd)
Fiamma Maglione Fiamma Maglione ... Myrna Stenn (as Meg Fleming)
Robert Kerman ... Lt. Rizzo
John Bartha ... Mafioso
Venantino Venantini ... Sgt. Ross
Miguel Ángel Rincón Miguel Ángel Rincón ... Juanito (as 'El Indio' Rincon)
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Anthropologists take a trip to the jungles of Colombia to study native cannibals. Instead, they find a band of drug dealers, using the natives to harvest coca leaves. After awhile, the natives are tired of being tortured slaves, and turn on their masters, as well as the anthropologists, thus filling the screen with gruesome splatter! Written by Humberto Amador

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They were cold, sadistic killers who thought they could hide from justice. But now they must face the harsh law of the jungle... See more »

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Trivia

The Australian title "Woman from Deep River" was made to cash in on one of Umberto Lenzi's previous films, Sacrifice! (1972), which is known in Australia as "Man from Deep River". See more »

Goofs

After Mike's hand is cut off, his arm is bandaged up, but it's longer than it was with his hand still attached. See more »

Quotes

Gloria Davis: [Pat runs to eat a piece of meat] No! Stop! It might be Rudy!
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Alternate Versions

The 2018 UK blu ray from Shameless features all the staged violence to humans. The footage of animal cruelty has been very carefully edited, Using slow motion effects and reframing to obscure the cruelty but maintain the audio. See more »

Connections

Featured in Cannibal Ferox: Hooked on You (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Red River Valley
Written by James Kerrigen
Sung by Lorraine De Selle and Zora Kerova
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the poor animal just would't stop screaming, can't you hear it?
28 August 2011 | by imwithstupid89See all my reviews

i'm not a naive person. i realize that animals in nature are killed and sometimes slowly. i just don't understand what it had to do with the film. why did they have to have 5 minutes of an innocent animal screaming before the huge snake finally coiled tight enough to cut off it's air. i love cannibal, zombie, and monster movies. i enjoy movies of humans getting killed. you wanna know why? because i know at the end of the day they took home a paycheck no matter how small it was. they got to get up, take a shower and go home. they didn't end up in a digestive system for real for somebody's (mainly mine) entertainment. that part of the movie in no way, shape, or form had anything to do with any part of the movie. it wasn't like blondy could send the little sucker to get help or anything. i'm also just wondering if maybe one of the sickos that made this movie just didn't add in some extra audio of the little guy screaming just for his own "i killed the neighbors cat last night mom" ya yas. this might seem stupid but i'm just saying the people signed up to be killed, the little animal didn't. just some food for thought.


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Release Date:

11 November 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Amazon Rainforest, Colombia See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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