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Jungle Holocaust (1977)

Ultimo mondo cannibale (original title)
An oil prospector escapes from capture by a primitive cannibal tribe in the Philippine rain forest and heads out to locate his missing companion and their plane to return home.

Director:

Ruggero Deodato

Writers:

Tito Carpi (screenplay), Gianfranco Clerici (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Massimo Foschi ... Robert Harper
Me Me Lai ... Pulan
Ivan Rassimov ... Rolf
Sheik Razak Shikur Sheik Razak Shikur ... Charlie
Judy Rosly Judy Rosly ... Swan
Suleiman Suleiman ... Native Chief
Shamsi Shamsi ... Native Warrior #1
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Storyline

A plane crashes in the jungle. One of the survivors gets lost and while trying to find a way out of the jungle he gets captured by cannibals. He is humiliated, stripped naked, and thrown in a hole with a bird for a while. Eventually, he escapes with the help of a cannibal girl and tries to find his plane so he can go home. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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Taglines:

A GORE-RAMA for those with a thirst for blood! See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

24 March 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Carnivorous See more »

Filming Locations:

Malaysia See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (heavily cut) | (R-rated) | (heavily cut) | (heavily cut) | (heavily cut)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Although the UK cinema version was heavily cut, the pre-certification video release on the Derann label featured the uncut print and was regularly seized by police during the video nasty scare. However, it was never listed as an official nasty, and the only prosecution resulted in a verdict of not guilty. See more »

Goofs

The snake that is milked onto the spearhead is clearly from the cobra family. The men claim that this venom will kill in seconds but in actuality the average death from cobra venom can take place up to thirty minutes later. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Swedish cinema version was cut 10 m 50 sec:
  • The death of the pilot was cut (40 sec)
  • The scene where the prisoner was slashed and ants poured onto the wounds was removed (2 m 22 sec)
  • The scenes where a snake gets killed with an axe, and when a tied up bat is killed by a snake, were cut (1 min 45 sec)
  • A crocodile being gutted alive was cut (1 m 37 sec)
  • The native woman giving birth by the river and throwing her baby to the crocodiles was cut (13 sec)
  • The scene where Robert hits Palan and rapes her was removed (1 min 15 sec)
  • The scene where Palan was killed, decapitated, cooked, and eaten was cut (1 m 50 sec)
  • When Robert eats the liver of a cannibal he killed was cut (1 m 8 sec)
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Referenced in Video Nasties: Draconian Days (2014) See more »

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Very good cannibal horror film...
10 October 2009 | by MovieGuy01See all my reviews

I found Last Cannibal World to be a great film. It was heavily cut and banned in Britain for quite some years. It starts off with a plane which crashes into the jungle. One of the survivors Robert gets lost and while trying to find a way out of the jungle he gets captured by cannibals. He is humiliated, stripped naked, and he has to face certain tortures and humiliations until he escapes with a cannibal woman. He is thrown into a hole he then tries to find his plane which could be stuck anywhere in the jungle so he can go home. The two then set out to try to find Rolf and the plane, with the cannibal tribe who happen to be following right behind them. I thought that this was a very good cannibal film which was directed by Ruggero Deodato.


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