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The Green Inferno (2013)

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A group of student activists travels to the Amazon to save the rain forest and soon discover that they are not alone, and that no good deed goes unpunished.

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Eli Roth

Writers:

Guillermo Amoedo (screenplay), Eli Roth (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lorenza Izzo ... Justine
Ariel Levy ... Alejandro
Daryl Sabara ... Lars
Kirby Bliss Blanton ... Amy
Magda Apanowicz ... Samantha
Sky Ferreira ... Kaycee
Nicolás Martínez ... Daniel
Aaron Burns Aaron Burns ... Jonah
Ignacia Allamand ... Kara
Ramón Llao ... The Bald Headhunter
Richard Burgi ... Charles
Matías López Matías López ... Carlos
Antonieta Pari Antonieta Pari ... The Village Elder
Tatiana Panaifo ... Village Girl
Percy Chumbe Percy Chumbe ... Guard Leader
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Storyline

In New York, college student Justine joins a group of activists led by Alejandro and travels to Peru to protest against a timber industry that is destroying the Amazon rain forest. When the group is returning to civilization, the plane blows-up and crashes into the forest. Soon the survivors discover that they are not alone and they are abducted by a tribe of cannibals. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Give the gift of flesh this christmas. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for aberrant violence and torture, grisly disturbing images, brief graphic nudity, sexual content, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Chile | Canada | Spain

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

25 September 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Green Inferno See more »

Filming Locations:

Santiago, Chile See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,520,626, 27 September 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$7,192,291, 5 November 2015
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

One of the motor carts taken by the students was named Brad Pitt, writer and director Eli Roth costarred with Brad Pitt in the film Inglorious Basterds. See more »

Goofs

No matter the potency of Lars' Peruvian cannabis, not enough was administered to Amy's corpse to inebriate the entire cannibal tribe after she is cooked. Also the right amount of cannabis would not have caused the watch platform tribesman to pass off the platform, considering that he had not ingested a single piece of her. See more »

Quotes

Kara: There's nowhere to go, everywhere looks the fucking same.
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Crazy Credits

Dedicated to Ruggero Deodato: 'Per Ruggero' appears at the end. See more »

Alternate Versions

In Singapore, the film was edited before it could be approved for release with an R21 rating. The distributor was made to remove an instance of strong graphic violence which the board felt was gratuitous; the scene in question occurs as the natives hold a man down and torture him cracking open his skull, removing his tongue and limbs, gouging his eyes out and severing his limbs. Without these cuts the film would have been refused classification. See more »

Connections

References Eaten Alive! (1980) See more »

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Written by Torres, Tomas (CAJ/Huerta Uecke), Jesse Eduardo (CAJ/Huerta Uecke), Joy Huerta (as Tirzah Joy) (CA)
Courtesy of Marco Tulio Trigozo
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Unoriginal and Stupid
3 December 2015 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

In New York, the college student Justine (Lorenza Izzo) joins a group of activists led by Alejandro (Ariel Levy) and he invites her to travel to Peru to protest against a timber industry that is destroying the Amazon rain forest. The group uses their cellphones to film the destruction and send the footages through Internet. Alejandro uses Justine that is almost killed by one security guard to succeed in his intent of calling attention of audiences. When the group is returning to civilization, the plane blows-up and crashes into the forest. Soon the survivors discover that they are not alone and they are abduct by a tribe of Indians. But their nightmare becomes worse when they realize that the Indians are cannibals.

"The Green Inferno" is an unoriginal and stupid film of cannibals by Eli Roth. The story is not well-written and Justine joining the group of activists is totally unconvincing. The conclusion is awful. There are at least two better movies about cannibals: "Cannibal Holocaust" is extremely realistic, disturbing, cruel and sick, and Eli Roth did not dare to depict such violence; and "Cannibal Ferox" that is also realistic and cruel. My vote is five.

Title (Brazil): "Canibais" ("Cannibals")


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