Cannibal Campout (1988)

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Four teenagers on an outing in the woods are attacked by a trio of mutant cannibals.




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Cast overview:
Jon McBride ...
Amy Chludzinski ...
Christopher A. Granger ...
Chris (as Christopher Granger)
Rich - Cannibal
Gene Robbins ...
Gene - Lead Cannibal
Carrie Lindell ...
Joseph Salheb ...
Joe - Disfigured Cannibal
Nancy Sciarra ...
Nancy, first victim
Ray Angelic ...
Ray - third victim
John Farrell ...
John - second victim


Amy and three friends go on a camping trip in the New Jersey woods only to have their trip interupted when they run into a trio of kill-crazy cannibal mountain men who proceed to taunt, stalk and kill them one by one until none are left. Written by Anonymous

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Most of the movie was filmed guerrilla-style, meaning no permits and lots of secret locations. While filming the scene where Amy Chludzinski is being pursued through the woods by a knife-wielding cannibal, a New Jersey Forest Ranger unknowingly stumbled onto the set. Director Jon McBride immediately halted production for fear the Ranger might get the wrong idea and actually shoot somebody. See more »


Rich: [after killing Carrie] Soup's on!
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Lyrics and music by Chuck Maithonis and Jon McBride
Performed by Chuck Maithonis, Jon McBride, Christopher A. Granger, Steen Boldsen, and Jim Keyes
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Great Amatuer filmmaking
15 December 2003 | by (Long Island, New York) – See all my reviews

I had a difficult time tracking down this film. And like most people tracking down a rare, obscure 80's slasher flick, i finally found it on eBay. I watched it the first time as a horror fan, just looking for some blood and gore and i was pleasently pleased. It had the guts, lots of blood, and a dark humor towards killing people :) The second time I watched the film,I watched it as a filmmaker. I was highly impressed with the guy who made this film. The guy who directed the film (Jon McBride) acted in it, financed it, sang the music for it and edited it. And after all that hard work, he came out with a decent low budget gore flick. Sure the acting was bad, but the kids weren't professional actors and did it for free, so what do you expect? and its not half as bad as other low budget flicks, for example "Blood Lake"

There were many various angle shots that went along very smoothly, which is very uncommon for other low budget indie slasher films. If your into cannibal films and looking for an American style unlike the common Italian ones, check this film out. It does a great job at representing the American side of great cannibal films. I would love to see this film out on dvd, but highly doubt it, since no DonnaMichelle film has ever been made on an official dvd release.

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