Cannibal! The Musical (Alferd Packer: The Musical)
Cannibal! The Musical (Alferd Packer: The Musical) (1996)

Set in 1873, this musical focuses on Alfred Packer who is accused of cannibalizing members of his West-traveling party. Japanese people pretend to be Indians, a cyclops's eye spurts pus, and Alfred has a kung-fu fight with a fur trapper… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 1, 1996
DVD Release Date: February 29, 2000
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Critic Score: 56% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Scott Weinberg

Scattershot, unfocused, and simply not all that funny.

Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online

An early project from the 'South Park' creators that, to put it politely, proves their best work was still to come.

Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine

Parker and Stone's satirical whims cannot seem to find an appropriate place in a live-action setting.

Stefan Birgir Stefansson

We are talking about one sweet movie over here.

Brian Mckay

General silliness from the SOUTH PARK boys, but some truly hilarious moments. And even (extremely loosely) based on actual events!

Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

Best enjoyed on DVD, as the alcohol-fueled commentary track might just be the best one ever recorded.

James Rocchi

Early college film effort from South Park creators is the very definition of 'Sophomoric.'

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Spencer S.
From a very young collaboration between pre-famous Trey Parker and Matt Stone, Cannibal is the most amateur venture I have seen of them so far. This is the best… More
James Alvarez
Some funny moments that are over shadowed by aweful (not on purpose) acting. The low budget production is abismal as well.
Kevin Cookman
........ Genius.
Curtis Lilly
This movie has everything. From Mormons that turn evil, to Japanese Indians, to songs about building snowmen when you're lost in the wilderness, to… More
Arash Xak
Occasionaly hilarious specially in its ending but nothing memorable really, A disappointment since my expectations were too high
Lafe Fredbjornson
Made by Trey Parker of South Park fame when he was in school, this is a funny and tragic tale of a group of goofy gold-rushing guys who get lost on a journey… More