Cannibal Ferox
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Cannibal Ferox
Primarily a showcase for the gory special-effects artistry of Gianetto de Rossi, this revolting horror film stars Giovanni Lombardo Radice (also known as "John Morghen") as a drug-dealer who comes to the Amazon jungle from New York looking for a cache of stolen emeralds. He joins some American college students and soon introduces them to his special lifestyle, raping a native girl, then beating a young Indio senseless before gouging out his eyeball with a knife. Naturally, the local cannibals don't take too well to this treatment, so they cut off Radice's penis with a… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"While it has its up points, it's clunky, tedious, and is a basic retread of material from Deodato's horror flick..."
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
"This Italian gore show is as graphic as they come."
‑ Marjorie Baumgarten, Austin Chronicle
"Rent it if you're that curious; all others can safely avoid it and still lead a perfectly happy life."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
"The most shocking thing about Cannibal Ferox is that it remains a somewhat popular entry in the largely worthless Italian cannibal genre."
‑ Nick Schager, Lessons of Darkness
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