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Eaten Alive! (1980)
"Mangiati vivi!" (original title)

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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.

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Janet Agren ...
Sheila
Ivan Rassimov ...
Jonas
Paola Senatore ...
Diana
Me Me Lai ...
Mowara
Fiamma Maglione ...
Alma (as Mag Fleming)
Franco Fantasia ...
Reeves
Franco Coduti ...
Karan (as Gianfranco Coduti)
Alfred Joseph Berry
Michele Schmiegelm ...
Native Girl
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One of the less gruesome cannibal tales. A woman is searching for her missing sister and she finds hope in the folly of a dead hit-man who has a film on him. The film shows some sadistic torture and a brief cameo by her sister taken by a documentary film crew who obviously didn't make it out. She then leaves for the jungle joined by cannibal film regular Robert Kerman (playing Mark Butler), where they meet up with the standard Cannibal tribe and a Jim Jones like cult leader. Of course escape is next to impossible with the always-hungry cannibals waiting them out and the crazy followers of the suicide cult leader ready to eat them on command. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Trivia

Scenes originally from the movies Sacrifice! (1972) (crocodile being killed with a small knife, and a woman being killed and eaten by cannibals), Last Cannibal World (1977) (Me Me Lay's death sequence), and The Mountain of the Cannibal God (1978) (castration scene, footage of a snake eating a monkey, and a man being pulled into the water by a crocodile), were edited into this movie. See more »

Goofs

Although this movie is set in New Guinea, you can see several animals like Green Iguanas and Macaws that only live in South and Central America. See more »

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Jonas Melvyn: Their idea of lunch is fresh, hot entrails soaked in blood.
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not as bad as everyone says
2 December 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I wasnt expecting much when I put this in the VCR, and I definatly didnt _GET_ much either, but it certainly wasnt as bad as everyone says. Actually its rather humorous in a cheesy sort of way, and lenzi does manage to put in some decent atmosphere. The script is basically an excuse to re-use footage from other films though, and it doesnt make much sense anyways. Overall its still better than Slave of the Cannibal God and less boring than Cannibal Ferox. If you enjoyed Trap Them & Kill Them (Emanuelle & The Last Cannibals) you probably would enjoy Eaten Alive!


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