A New York University professor returns from a rescue mission to the Amazon rainforest with the footage shot by a lost team of documentarians who were making a film about the area's local cannibal tribes.

  1. Gianfranco Clerici

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Giorgio Stegani


  3. Ruggero Deodato


Top Billed Cast

  1. Robert Kerman

    Robert Kerman

    Harold Monroe

  2. Perry Pirkanen

    Jack Anders

  3. Luca Barbareschi

    Luca Barbareschi

    Mark Tomaso

  4. Salvatore Basile

    Salvatore Basile

    Chaco Losojos

  5. Francesca Ciardi


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Cannibal Holocaust
Cannibal Holocaust



Status Released

Release Information

  • June 19, 1985


    These films contain excessive graphic violence, intense or explicit sex, depraved, abhorrent behavior, explicit drug abuse, strong language, explicit nudity, or any other elements which, at present, most parents would consider too strong and therefore off-limits for viewing by their children and teens. NC-17 does not necessarily mean obscene or pornographic in the oft-accepted or legal meaning of those words.

Original Language Italian

Runtime 1h 35m

Budget $100,000.00

Revenue -



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