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Cannibal Ferox (1981)

Cannibal ferox (original title)
Not Rated | | Adventure, Horror | 10 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.

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Cast

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 ...
Joe Costolani (as Walter Lloyd)
Fiamma Maglione ...
Myrna Stenn (as Meg Fleming)
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Lt. Rizzo
John Bartha ...
Mafioso
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Sgt. Ross
'El Indio' Rincon ...
Juanito
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Storyline

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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Adventure | Horror

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

10 November 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Giovanni Lombardo Radice used the stage name John Morghen to make audiences think Cannibal Ferox was more of an Americanized movie rather than an "obscure foreign film". See more »

Goofs

(at around 37 mins) When Mike and Rudy get into a fistfight, twice Mike pulls his gun and you can hear the sound of the hammer being cocked. Both times, you can see the gun and the hammer is clearly down. See more »

Quotes

Gloria Davis: Oh God, please let her die soon. Oh, let her die soon. And let me die soon too, please.
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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 (United States) – See 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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