R | | Adventure, Comedy, Horror
In a remote military outpost in the 19th century, Captain John Boyd and his regiment embark on a rescue mission which takes a dark turn when they are ambushed by a sadistic cannibal.
John Spencer's last film. Between its release and his death from a heart attack in December 2005, he eschewed any movie roles due to his full-time job playing Leo McGarry on The West Wing (1999).
We won't kill indiscriminately. No... selectively. We don't want to break up families.
When the men discover the cave there are a few tree stumps in that area that were sawed off flat. Since they are days away from civilization it would have been unlikely for someone to have come and harvested timber from that part of the wilderness.
The film begins with a famous quote by German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900): "He that fights with monsters should look to it that he himself does not become a monster." Nietzsche's surname is misspelled as 'Nietzche'. Shortly after, a comedic quote appears below Nietzsche's: "Eat Me" - Anonymous.
Finnish video version is cut by 58 seconds.
English, Italian, Spanish, Washoe
$1,040,727 21 March 1999