Fans of Italian shock-hor­ror, take note: Grindhouse Releasing is fol­low­ing up their momen­tous release of Cannibal Holocaust with its equal­ly infa­mous coun­ter­part, Umberto Lenzi’s Cannibal Ferox. Released in the U.S. as Make Them Die Slowly, this film has been a leg­end in grindhouse/horror cir­cles since the ear­ly ‘80s. This two blu-ray/one CD set includes a new trans­fer of the film, a new remas­ter­ing of its dis­co-hor­ror sound­track and a boat­load of extras, includ­ing a fea­ture-length doc­u­men­tary about the Italian can­ni­bal sub­gen­re. Read on for all cultish can­ni­bal details, includ­ing a run­down of this set’s array of bonus fea­tures…


Grindhouse Releasing is proud to present Umberto Lenzi’s CANNIBAL FEROX in a new 3-disc Blu-ray/CD edi­tion! Scheduled for release May 12, this deluxe set is avail­able now for pre-order from Diabolik DVD and!

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CanFerox-bluBanned in 31 coun­tries, CANNIBAL FEROX assaults your sens­es as a group of Americans lost in the jun­gles of Amazonia expe­ri­ence bru­tal ret­ri­bu­tion at the hands of blood-crazed can­ni­bals. Shot on loca­tion in the sav­age Amazon wilds of South America, CANNIBAL FEROX is one of the most vio­lent and shock­ing films ever made. There are at least two dozen sce­nes of bar­bar­ic tor­ture and sadis­tic cru­el­ty graph­i­cal­ly shown. If the pre­sen­ta­tion of dis­gust­ing and repul­sive sub­ject mat­ter upsets you, please do not view this film.



– Original UNRATED, UNCENSORED director’s cut

– Spectacular new 2K trans­fer – scanned from the orig­i­nal cam­era neg­a­tive

– SHOCKING delet­ed footage – lost for over 30 years!

– Breathtaking dig­i­tal stereo re-mix by Academy Award win­ner Paul Ottoman

– Optional Italian lan­guage sound­track and orig­i­nal mono mix

– Candid and shock­ing audio com­men­tary by direc­tor Umberto Lenzi and star John Morghen

– Provocative, in-depth inter­views with direc­tor Umberto Lenzi, stars Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Danilo Mattei and Zora Korowa, and spe­cial effects mas­ter Gino DeRossi

– EATEN ALIVE! THE RISE AND FALL OF THE ITALIAN CANNIBAL FILM – all-new fea­ture-length doc­u­men­tary con­tain­ing inter­views with Umberto Lenzi, Ruggero Deodato, Sergio Martino, Giovanni Lombardo Radice, and Robert Kerman

– Original Italian, German and U.S. the­atri­cal trail­ers

– Extensive gallery of stills and poster art

– Glossy 12 page book­let con­tain­ing lin­er notes by leg­endary 42nd Street his­to­ri­an Bill Landis (author of THE SLEAZOID EXPRESS) and Eli Roth (direc­tor of HOSTEL and THE GREEN INFERNO)

– BONUS CD – orig­i­nal sound­track album by Budy-Maglione – new­ly remas­tered in stun­ning 24 bit/96khz sound from the orig­i­nal stu­dio mas­ter tapes, and includ­ing nev­er-before-released alter­nate takes

– Beautiful embossed slip cov­er



Established a world dri­ve-in record with a 98 on the Vomit Meter.”

- Joe Bob Briggs

A stark and sav­age view­ing expe­ri­ence… one of those rare movies that can tran­scend ratio­nal analy­sis.”

- Kevin Grant, DELIRIUM

The defin­i­tive can­ni­bal film.”


So out­ra­geous and brazen in its attempt to shake up the som­nam­bu­lant cyn­i­cal view­er that it goes well beyond what you’re used to see­ing.”


Ultraviolent and unre­lent­ing. It beats you to a bloody pulp.”


The STEP-MOTHER of all can­ni­bal films. A gen­re CLASSIC!”

- Eli Roth, direc­tor of HOSTEL and THE GREEN INFERNO

Color – 1.85:1 – 1981 – 93 min­utes – UNRATED – Region A

CANNIBAL FEROX Deluxe Edition copy­right 2015 Grindhouse Releasing, Inc.

Visit for updates and news on our Blu-ray releas­es and screen­ings of CANNIBAL FEROX, GONE WITH THE POPE, MASSACRE MAFIA STYLE, PIECES, THE BEYOND, CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST, SCUM OF THE EARTH, and the 35mm the­atri­cal-only smash hit TRAILER APOCALYPSE!





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