Apocalypse Domani (Cannibal Apocalypse)
Apocalypse Domani (Cannibal Apocalypse) (1980)

Half zombie epic, half cannibal gorefest, this unusual blend of two popular Italo-horror subgenres results in a high-octane thriller that delivers the gory goods. The story involves a group of former Vietnam POW's who contract a bizarre… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: April 5, 2005
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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Anton Bitel
Grolsch Film Works

while this might be a gory, sensationalist tale of infectious anthrophagy spread by veteran soldiers, it also, much like Bob Clark's Deathdream (1974), uses these genre trappings to explore the lasting trauma of post-Vietnam America.

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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

A curious anagram of Rabid, with borrowings from Lolita and The Third Man and Antonio Margheriti's joking feeling for systematic chaos

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Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Not nearly as extreme as its title and reputation suggest, Cannibal Apocalypse is a whole lotta chit-chat and very little people-chomping - though the gory moments are gruesome indeed.

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Flixster User Reviews
Cassandra Maples
Vietnam vet Norman Hopper (John Saxon) has suddenly begun to relive the nightmare of war in his dreams. He receives a phone call from an old army friend,… More
Christopher Brown
Great film with John Sacon and Morghen. Takes the sleazy cannibal genre and throws it in the big city with war vets. What's not to love?
Keiko Aya
Thank you for the recommendation Tico P Directed by Antonio Margheriti and staring John Saxon, Elizabeth Turner. The film itself is very interesting to me… More
Sylvester Kuo
It served as the basis for 28 Days Later with a similar plot. But hold on a second, the disease doesn't turn people into zombie flesh eaters, instead they… More