MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 40 this week

Last Cannibal World (1977)
"Ultimo mondo cannibale" (original title)

 -  Adventure | Horror  -  March 1978 (USA)
6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 1,949 users  
Reviews: 49 user | 30 critic

An oil prospector escapes from capture by a primitive cannibal tribe in the Philippine rain forest and heads out to locate his missing companion and their plane to return home.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay), 3 more credits »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 22 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 37 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 39 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 40 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 35 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Last Cannibal World (1977)

Last Cannibal World (1977) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Last Cannibal World.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A New York University professor returns from a rescue mission to the Amazon rainforest with the footage shot by a lost team of documentarians who were making a film about the area's local cannibal tribes.

Director: Ruggero Deodato
Stars: Robert Kerman, Francesca Ciardi, Perry Pirkanen
Adventure | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

While doing undercover work in a mental hospital, Emanuelle discovers a girl who seems to have been raised by a tribe of amazonian cannibals. Intrigued, Emanuelle and friends travel deep ... See full summary »

Director: Joe D'Amato
Stars: Laura Gemser, Gabriele Tinti, Nieves Navarro
Adventure | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

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
Stars: Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Lorraine De Selle, Danilo Mattei
Eaten Alive! (1980)
Adventure | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A young woman teams up with an adventurer to find her missing sister in the jungles of New Guinea and they stumble upon a religious cult led by a deranged preacher whom has located his commune in an area inhabited by cannibals.

Director: Umberto Lenzi
Stars: Robert Kerman, Janet Agren, Ivan Rassimov
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Finding a new employer, and looking not a day older since the end of World War II, Ilsa works for an Arab sheik who enjoys importing females to use as sex slaves. An American millionaire's ... See full summary »

Director: Don Edmonds
Stars: Dyanne Thorne, Max Thayer, Jerry Delony
Adventure | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Four friends head into the jungle to locate a lost professor but instead face off against treasure hunters who are torturing and killing natives.

Director: Antonio Climati
Stars: Marco Merlo, Fabrizio Merlo, May Deseligny
Adventure | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A team of researchers travel into the African jungle to study the mysterious disappearance of elephants in the area. Instead they discover a tribe of voodoo-zombies who rise from the ground... See full summary »

Director: Amando de Ossorio
Stars: Simón Andreu, Kali Hansa, María Kosty
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A master swordsman and former soldier and his hunchbacked assistant hunt vampires.

Director: Brian Clemens
Stars: Horst Janson, John Carson, Shane Briant
The Johnsons (1992)
Adventure | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

According to an ancient Indian tale a giant monster embryo residing in a crystal vase is predetermined to fertilize a blue-eyed woman. She will give birth to something evil to unleash ... See full summary »

Director: Rudolf van den Berg
Stars: Monique van de Ven, Esmée de la Bretonière, Kenneth Herdigein
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

A man who lost an arm and his family to a tribe of cannibals returns ten years later to bring back his teenager daughter, only to find that she grew up into a beautiful blonde woman who became the cannibals' queen.

Directors: Jesús Franco, Franco Prosperi
Stars: Al Cliver, Sabrina Siani, Jérôme Foulon
Adventure | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A girl and her brother fly to New Guinea to look for a lost expedition, led by her husband, which has vanished in the great jungle.

Director: Sergio Martino
Stars: Ursula Andress, Stacy Keach, Claudio Cassinelli
Bloodtide (1982)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

An adventurer hunting for treasure in Greece accidentally frees a monster that forces local villagers to sacrifice virgins.

Director: Richard Jefferies
Stars: James Earl Jones, José Ferrer, Lila Kedrova
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Massimo Foschi ...
Robert Harper
Me Me Lai ...
Pulan
Ivan Rassimov ...
Rolf
Sheik Razak Shikur ...
Charlie
Judy Rosly ...
Swan
Suleiman ...
Native Chief
Shamsi ...
Native Warrior #1
Edit

Storyline

A plane crashes in the jungle. One of the survivors gets lost and while trying to find a way out of the jungle he gets captured by cannibals. He is humiliated, stripped naked, and thrown in a hole with a bird for a while. Eventually, he escapes with the help of a cannibal girl and tries to find his plane so he can go home. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

cannibal | plane | escape | pilot | tribe | See more »

Taglines:

Can this modern man survive in a Stone Age world? See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Horror

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

March 1978 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Carnivorous  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (heavily cut) | (R-rated) | (heavily cut) | (heavily cut) | (heavily cut)

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Although the UK cinema version was heavily cut, the pre-certification video release on the Derann label featured the uncut print and was regularly seized by police during the video nasty scare. However, it was never listed as an official nasty, and the only prosecution resulted in a verdict of not guilty. See more »

Connections

Edited into Banned from Facez 2000, Part Two (2000) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

The One that Started Them All?
26 April 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

JUNGLE HOLOCAUST is a brutal, no-holds-barred early entry in the bizarre cannibal subgenre of the seventies and early eighties. It's shocking, violent, immoral, sleazy and exploitive. In other words, it delivers.

I can't defend this movie from an ethical standpoint. Even the observation that the live animal slaughter (which is fairly minimal here) is committed by people who apparently were members of a real tribe of primitives, as part of their daily routine doesn't change the fact that it was shot for purely sensational purposes. But it is undeniably intense, suspenseful and creepy.

A plane lands in the Amazon wilds while searching for a couple of lost explorers. The people in the plane wander off a little too far and become separated. The movie then follows one of them, who is captured by a tribe of cannibals and kept prisoner for months. He finally manages to escape and kidnaps a young, beautiful female member of the tribe to use as a guide.

The movie has a gritty realism to it that makes it play almost like a documentary. It captures the gradual transformation of the character from a "civilized" man to a grunting "savage" extremely well, although a scene in which he wins over his female companion by raping her is a little over-the-top, to say the least.

The midsection of the movie is almost entirely devoid of dialog, so the atrocious dubbing is confined mostly to the first and last sequences. Overall, it's a very well-made and unsettling thriller, although it would have been far more suspenseful had there not been a disclaimer at the beginning saying the main character survived to tell his story.


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
This movie was pretty *beep*ing epic. I loved it. horrorreviews123
this is said to be a true story!!!!!! johnq0583
Deodato Cannibal Trilogy danhainfit
DVD video quality jinqui242
Cannibal Holocaust is better Collector_of_Souls
How Much Animal Violence? matandocabos777
Discuss Last Cannibal World (1977) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?