Cannibal Ferox

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database


Main Details

  • Released in 1981
  • Color
  • Running Time: 93 min | UK:86 min (heavily cut) | So. Korea: 85 min (heavily cut)
  • Production Co: Dania Film | Medusa Produzione | National Cinematografica
  • Distribution Co: Commodore Films (1982) (France) (theatrical) | Aquarius Releasing (1983) (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed)
  • Directed and Written by Umberto Lenzi
  • Starring Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Lorraine De Selle, Danilo Mattei
  • Produced by Antonio Crescenzi, Mino Loy, Luciano Martino
  • Original Music by Roberto Donati (as Budy), Fiamma Maglione (as Maglione)
  • Cinematography by Giovanni Bergamini
  • Film Editing by Enzo Meniconi

Plot Summary

  • Three friends set out to disprove cannibalism on a trip to the Amazonian jungle, where they meet two men trying to escape a vicious cannibal tribe.

Also Known As

  • Los Últimos canibales (Argentina)
  • Caníbal Feroz (Portugal)
  • Caníbal feroz (Spain)
  • Cannibal ferox (France) (video title)
  • Jaget af kannibaler (Denmark)
  • Kannibalen massakren (Sweden)
  • De Kannibalen vallen aan! (Netherlands)
  • Lefki sarka sta dontia tous (Greece)
  • Make Them Die Slowly (USA)
  • Die Rache der Kannibalen (Germany)
  • Terreur cannibale (France) (video box title)
  • Woman from Deep River (Australia)


  • They raped and killed his sister while he watched helplessly. Now it's his turn to Make Them Die Slowly
  • They must pay for their crimes with blood and pain. For what they have done, Make Them Die Slowly
  • They were cold, sadistic killers who thought they could hide from justice. But now they must face the harsh law of the jungle...
  • The most violent film ever made!
  • Banned in 31 countries!
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