From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
Cannibal Holocaust (1980, Italy) is a Cannibal Shock film directed by Ruggero Deodato.
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- Included in: GCDb Top 20 | GCDb Top 20 Horror Classics | Depraved Delights: 20 Grindhouse Cinema Shockers | Three Exploitation Cinema Classics
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- Released in 1980
- Running Time: 95 min | USA: 90 min (animal cruelty-free version) | Canada: 86 min (Québec) | UK: 89 min (heavily cut)
- Production Co: F.D. Cinematografica
- Distribution Co: United Artists (1980) (Italy) (theatrical) | Transcontinental (1985) (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed)
- Directed by Ruggero Deodato
- Written by Gianfranco Clerici
- Starring Robert Kerman, Francesca Ciardi, Perry Pirkanen
- Produced by Franco Di Nunzio, Franco Palaggi
- Original Music by Riz Ortolani
- Cinematography by Sergio D'Offizi
- Film Editing by Vincenzo Tomassi
- During a rescue mission into the Amazon rainforest, a professor stumbles across lost film shot by a missing documentary crew.
Also Known As
- Cannibal holocausto (Argentina) (video title) / Venezuela
- Ad kannibalov (Russia)
- Holocausto caníbal (Spain)
- Kannibaalien polttouhrit (Finland) (censored version)
- Kannibal massakren (Denmark)
- Nackt und zerfleischt (Germany)
- Nadzy i rozszarpani (Poland)
- To Olokaftoma ton kannivalon (Greece)
- Ruggero Deodato's Cannibal Holocaust (USA) (complete title)
- Ripout! Barbeque! Devour! How long can you take it?
- They eat and they are eaten!
- The most controversial movie of all-time
- The most savage and brutal film in modern history
- Can a movie go too far?
- The most controversial movie ever made.
- Better to rest in peace in the warm body of a friend than in the cold ground
- The men you will see eaten alive, are the same who filmed these incredible sequences
- Don't turn away! Look at it! These are men, men like you!
- The one that goes all the way!
- You won't believe that what you're seeing could have happened!
- Cruel * Barbaric * Authentic
- The film they did not want you to see!
- This is not an imitation, this is the original, the one that goes all the way
- In 1979 four documentary filmmakers disappeared in the jungles of South America while shooting a film about cannibalism... Six months later, their footage was found
- The film that can't be shown on television (France re-release)
- Welcome to the jungle
- Those who filmed it were devoured alive by cannibals!
- Savage! * Terrifying! * True!
- Eaten Alive! The Ultimate Terror Movie
- The most grueling film ever made.
- The mother of all cannibal films.