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Paradiso infernale (1988)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Horror | May 1988 (Italy)
Four friends head into the jungle to locate a lost professor but instead face off against treasure hunters who are torturing and killing natives.

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Complete credited cast:
Marco Merlo ...
Fred
Fabrizio Merlo ...
Mark
May Deseligny ...
Jemma Demien
Pio Maria Federici ...
Pete
Bruno Corazzari ...
Child Smuggler
Roberto Ricci ...
Professor Korenz
Jessica Quintero ...
Kuwala
David Maunsell ...
River Fisherman
Sasha D'Arc ...
Kuwala's sister
Roberto Alessandri ...
Head Hunter
Salvatore Borghese ...
Juan Garcia (as Salvatore Borgese)
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A man named Pete gets a phone call from his friend, Jemma, who says she has evidence that a professor missing in the Amazon is still alive. Pete hires two men, Mark and Fred, to steal a plane and fly down to the jungle to meet with her. Once there, they meet with Jemma and head into the jungle. The group gets the help of a young native girl to take them to the legendary Imas tribe, the tribe in which the professor was said to be with. However, during their search for the Imas, they run into gold hunters, who are intent on killing the tribe and stealing their treasure. Now racing against the treasure seekers to reach the Imas, they also uncover another scandal in the jungle and try to shut them both down to save the local natives. Written by Helltopay27

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A real monkey is actually blow-darted in the film, resulting in 12 seconds being cut from the UK release. Despite this, however, there are no animal deaths, which is rare for an Italian-exploitation cannibal movie. See more »

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References Cannibal Holocaust (1980) See more »

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One of the worst cannibal flicks out there
18 October 2007 | by (Beverley Hills, England) – See all my reviews

While it's not universally acclaimed as such, Ruggero Deodato's Cannibal Holocaust is a masterpiece. A lot of the other cannibal flicks hailing from Italy (and elsewhere) aren't masterpieces, however and this is certainly the case with The Green Inferno a.k.a. "Cannibal Holocaust 2". Quite why this film gets to be called Cannibal Holocaust 2 when many better films get stuck with thinking of their own title is beyond me, but there's no way that The Green Inferno deserves to be associated with the Ruggero Deodato film. The film is a sort of cross between an adventure film and a nasty cannibal flick, though it's not as nasty as the genre's "big" films, and the adventure side of it doesn't work too well either considering that the film is completely boring! Nothing that Cannibal Holocaust great features here; the jungle setting is not well used, the natives never really feel like they're posing a threat and the film doesn't manage to be disturbing in the least - something that can never be said for Cannibal Holocaust. There's really not much else to say for this film; if I could go back in time to be before I saw it, I wouldn't see it. If you're looking for something like this that does work – see the brilliant Massacre in Dinosaur Valley!


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