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Cut and Run (1985)
"Inferno in diretta" (original title)

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A reporter and her cameraman connect a surviving Jonestown leader and a TV exec's missing son to a drug war where jungle installations are being massacred by an army of natives and a skilled white assassin.

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Cast

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Fran Hudson
Leonard Mann ...
Mark Ludman
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Tommy Allo
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Colonel Brian Horne
Richard Bright ...
Bob Allo
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Quecho
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Fargas (as Eriq Lasalle)
Gabriele Tinti ...
Manuel
Valentina Forte ...
Ana
John Steiner ...
Vlado
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Karin
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Rita
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Bud, the helicopter pilot
Penny Brown ...
Lucy
Carlos de Carvalho ...
Tony Martina
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Storyline

A cameraman and a reporter head into the jungle searching for the missing son of a TV producer hoping to find a big story. What they get caught up in is a drug war which threatens to take their own lives. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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The one story you won't be seeing on the 6 o'clock news! See more »


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$374,530 (USA)
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The producers wanted director Ruggero Deodato to make a sequel to "Cannibal Holocaust". Deodato rejected the idea and decided to make this film instead. See more »

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During the intro titles as the camera is following the woman holding the baby, as she steps onto an escalator there is a man behind her wearing a grey T-shirt who is carrying a shoulder bag with a red strap. However as the camera shot changes to show her getting off at the end, the man is suddenly now in front and can be seen stepping off and walking ahead of her. See more »

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Colonel Brian Horne: There are no answers... ...only actions.
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Very violent Ruggero Deogdato's action/adventure!
27 December 2001 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"Cannibal Holocaust"(1979)is one of my favourite horror movies ever.It's truly a masterpiece of gut-wrenching horror.In comparison to it "Cut and Run" is rather tame,but it features some nasty scenes of violence like where one guy is cut in half by the jungle trap.Sure,it's brutal but not as nasty as "Cannibal Holocaust" or even "Jungle Holocaust"(1978).There's no animal cruelty or sexual violence(apart from the rape scene near the beginning),but the action is fast-paced,the acting is decent enough(I love especially the performance by Michael Berryman-this guy is creepy!)and the script by Cesare Frugone and Dardano Sacchetti is fairly good.So if you like violent and sleazy action give this one a look,just don't expect another "Cannibal Holocaust".7 out of 10.


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