R | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
An ex-special forces soldier turned boatman is hired by a journalist to investigate a top-secret military base on a nearby island.
Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain visited the Far Cry set in Vancouver during a taping of his show Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (2005). This explains how Bourdain came to be cast in the small (and uncredited) role of a scientist who gets shot near the end of the movie.
You're just a simple boat man.
Jack Carver: I didn't say anything about being simple.
In the scene after the mutants escape and one is seen jumping from a high platform Jason is seen holding a M4A1 rifle. The next scene he is shooting the mutant but is now holding a G36k
German theatrical version was precut by the distributor before submission to the FSK. The submitted version with reduced violence was rated "Not under 16". This was done because they anticipated the film would be rated "Not under 18". However, when the film was submitted to the FSK in its uncut form for home video, the film was rated "Not under 16", too, meaning the precut version was completely unnecessary (because the guidelines for home video are more severe than for theatrical releases).
€305,200 (Germany) (5 October 2008)