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Director:
Writers:
Umberto Lenzi (story)
Umberto Lenzi (screenplay)
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Release Date:
10 November 1983 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The most violent film ever made! See more »
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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User Reviews:
All hype and no substance See more (135 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
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)

Robert Kerman ... Lt. Rizzo
John Bartha ... Mafioso
Venantino Venantini ... Sgt. Ross
'El Indio' Rincon ... Juanito
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Giovanni Bergamini ... Hotel Administrator (uncredited)
Lewis E. Ciannelli ... Sgt. Ross (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Larry Dolgin ... Paul (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Anthony La Penna ... Wilson (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Andy Luotto ... Joe Costolani (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Steven Luotto ... Tim Barrett (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Richard McNamara ... Mafioso (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Riccardo Petrazzi ... Hunter (uncredited)
Perry Pirkanen ... Paul (uncredited)

Dominic Raacke ... Tim Barrett (uncredited)

Ted Rusoff ... Sancho (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Gregory Snegoff ... Rudy Davis (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Susan Spafford ... Myrna Stenn (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Pat Starke ... Gloria Davis (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Jake Teague ... Professor (uncredited)
Frank von Kuegelgen ... Mike Logan (voice: English version) (uncredited)

Directed by
Umberto Lenzi 
 
Writing credits
Umberto Lenzi (story)

Umberto Lenzi (screenplay)

Produced by
Antonio Crescenzi .... executive producer
Mino Loy .... producer (uncredited)
Luciano Martino .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Roberto Donati  (as Budy)
Fiamma Maglione  (as Maglione)
 
Cinematography by
Giovanni Bergamini 
 
Film Editing by
Enzo Meniconi 
 
Production Design by
Giuseppe Bassan 
 
Costume Design by
Giuseppe Bassan 
 
Makeup Department
Giuseppe Ferranti .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Vito Di Bari .... unit manager
Evi Farinelli .... unit manager
Giovanni Masini .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Riccardo Petrazzi .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Sergio Basili .... special sound effects
Aldo Ciorba .... special sound effects
Ezio Marcorin .... special sound effects
Raul Montesanti .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Gino De Rossi .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Roberto Belli .... chief electrician
Renato Doria .... camera operator
Giorgio Garibaldi Schwarze .... still photographer
Mario Pizzi .... key grip
Maurizio Zampagni .... assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Alessandro Gabriele .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Carlo Maria Cordio .... music arranger
Carlo Maria Cordio .... musical director
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Cannibal ferox" - Italy (original title)
"Make Them Die Slowly" - USA (alternative title)
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Runtime:
93 min | South Korea:85 min (heavily cut) | UK:86 min (heavily cut)
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:18 | Australia:R | Canada:R (Alberta) | Canada:(Banned) (Ontario) | Canada:18+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-18 | France:-16 (with warning) | Germany:BPjM Restricted | Hong Kong:III | Italy:VM14 | Italy:VM18 (VHS rating) | Netherlands:16 | New Zealand:R18 (cut) | Norway:18 (re-rating) (2005) (uncut) | Norway:(Banned) (1984-2005) | Portugal:M/18 | South Korea:18 (heavily cut) | Sweden:15 (uncut) | UK:18 (re-rating) (2000) (heavily cut) | UK:(Banned) (1984-2000) | USA:Not Rated | West Germany:18 (cut)
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Trivia:
Umberto Lenzi used the same music as he used in his earlier film, Eaten Alive! (1980), in this one.See more »
Goofs:
Audio/visual unsynchronized: 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:
Mike Logan:Wanna know something? I had you nailed down the minute I saw you.
Pat:Oh you did? What, that I'm a little whore?
Mike Logan:All the way. A hot-pussied little whore, who arrived down here looking for freedom, a victim of Puritanical breeding, seeking release for strange new feelings.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in 'Cannibal Apocalypse' Redux (2002) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
Red River ValleySee more »

FAQ

What are the differences between the BBFC 18 Version and the Uncut Version?
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19 out of 35 people found the following review useful.
All hype and no substance, 20 June 2007
Author: o-mavis from United Kingdom

This film is much the same as Cannibal Holocaust. If it weren't for the needless animal killing in the name of 'shock' ("Ooh look at us, we're hardcore, we've added real death to our films") these films would make their way onto my dusty classics shelf - I'm a huge fan of cannibal films and zombies. But as it stands, it's another example of shock horror clutching at the last straws of the pile in a desperate effort to make a poor film generate more hype. To sum up, a crusty gore flick with limited appeal. A fan of 70's gore should give this a try, but anyone with modern ethics and tastes should pick something a little better written for their popcorn-fest.

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