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Cannibal Girls -- Eugene Levy and Andrea Martin star in this Canadian horror spoof as a couple on a romantic holiday who settle into a quaint little bed-and-breakfast run by a trio of flesh-eating ladies who fancy them for tomorrow's menu.
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April 1973 (USA) See more »
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A young couple spend the night in a restaurant, only to find out that it is haunted by three dead women who hunger for human flesh. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Eugene Levy ... Clifford Sturges

Andrea Martin ... Gloria Wellaby
Ronald Ulrich ... Rev. Alex St. John
Randall Carpenter ... Anthea
Bonnie Neilson ... Clarissa
Mira Pawluk ... Leona
Bob McHeady ... Sheriff
Alan Gordon ... Rick, First Victim
Allan Price ... Felix, Second Victim
Earl Pomerantz ... Third Victim
May Jarvis ... Mrs. Wainwright
Gino Marrocco ... Mouse
Rick Maguire ... Gas Station Attendent
Bunker ... Henchman
Fishka Rais ... Butcher (as Kingfish)
Marion Swadron ... Mrs. Wilson
Ray Lawlor ... Doctor
Neil Lundy ... Brother
Joan Fox ... Cop's Wife

David Clement ... Henchman (as Bunker)
Julie Thilpot ... Girl on Beach
Douglas Ganton ... Boy on Beach (as Doug Ganton)
Lyn Logan ... Girl in Car

Directed by
Ivan Reitman 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Daniel Goldberg  story
Ivan Reitman  story
Robert Sandler  writer

Produced by
Daniel Goldberg .... producer
Ivan Reitman .... executive producer
Original Music by
Doug Riley 
Cinematography by
Robert Saad 
Film Editing by
Daniel Goldberg 
Sound Department
David Appleby .... assistant sound recordist
Stuart Copely .... assistant sound editor
Mike Hoogenboom .... extra sound
David Lee .... sound mixer
Alban Streeter .... sound editor (as Al Streeter)
Special Effects by
Michael Lotosky .... special effects
Richard Whyte .... special effects

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84 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Canada:18A (Alberta) (re-rating) | Canada:14A (British Columbia) (re-rating) | Canada:R (Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Québec) | Finland:K-18 | UK:X | USA:R | West Germany:18 (cut version)

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The dialogue was mostly improvised.See more »
Boom mic visible: 24m5s at the end of the Monopoly scene.See more »
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12 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Canadian Cannibals, 22 December 1999

The film is about a couple, played by young Eugene Levy and Andrea Martin in their pre-SCTV days, that rent a room in a small town called Farnhamville. It is here in this rather desolated, out-of-the-way town that the two hear about an old legend about three cannibal girls and their atrocious murdering. It turns out, of course, that the legend is in fact reality and not so old as explained. The film has some bright spots including some humorous touches added by the performances of the two leads. Reitman, yes that is right...Reitman the director of such blockbusters as Ghostbusters, creates a pretty good atmosphere of bleakness especially in the town scenes.

Considering the budget used, this is a pretty good cheap thriller high on atmosphere and low on plot. The story is put it bluntly. There is a goodly amount of gore and red blood as well to contribute to the atmosphere. The sets are cheap, the film quality is cheap, the acting unknown even to this day aside from the two leads, and the story is inane. Nonetheless I can think of worse ways to waste 90 minutes, so if you get the chance...take a peek and see if your curiosity is peaked.

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