The Naked Prey
The Naked Prey (1966)

In the bush country of South Africa in the late 19th century, chauvinistic hunter Gert vanDen Bergh calculatedly offends a local tribal chief. Given several opportunities, he refuses to apologize. As consequence, vanDen Bergh and the rest… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 1966
DVD Release Date: January 15, 2008
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Chris Buckle
The Skinny

Cornel Wilde impresses on both sides of the camera, giving a committed, physical performance in the lead and keeping the action lean and relentless as director

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's far-fetched nonsense, with a penchant for delivering the bloodthirsty details.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Taken as a lively adventure yarn, it's enjoyable, but the claims that there's more to it than that ring a little hollow.

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Brandon Judell

Has one of the better unending chase scenes for its day.

Fernando F. Croce
Slant Magazine

offers a vision of survival at its starkest, boiled down to physical endurance, reflexes, and the desperate need to keep ahead of the foe snapping at your heels.

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Flixster Audience Score: 79% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
No middle-aged, scion-of-Western-civilization, white guy is going to outrun, outsmart, and outlast a war party of Zulu tribesmen in a footrace across the… More
Tim Sigur
An excellent chase film with some beautiful cinematography and atmosphere.
Randy Tippy
I suspect <i>The Naked Prey</i> is Cornel Wilde's answer to a mid-life crisis. It was his way of saying, "Look at me! I'm the… More
Steve K
Quite the experience. A mishmash of 50's and 70's sensibilities. Wilde went to great lengths to make it realistic, down to killing real animals.… More
Ken Stachnik
1966's version of Apocalypto. A great chase film that's a lot of fun.