R | | Adventure, Horror
A group of student activists travels to the Amazon to save the rain forest and soon discover that they are not alone, and that no good deed goes unpunished.
Eli Roth like his renowned film writer/director companion Quentin Tarantino writes and directs films that in themselves are love notes to other films, Roth however particularly boasting a filmography of horror films. Roth's Cabin Fever (2002) an ode to Sam Raimi's The Evil Dead (1981) and John Boorman's Deliverance (1972), Hostel I (2005) & II (2007) an ode to Juan López Moctezuma's House of Madness (1973) & Alain Robbe-Grillet's Eden and After (1970). The Green Inferno an ode to Ruggero Deodato's Cannibal Holocaust (1980) and Umberto Lenzi's Cannibal Ferox (1981).
You know what this is? You know what they're doing to us?
In the small plane, when Alejandro introduces the guide to the members of the group, he has alternatively his left or right arm on the guide's shoulder.
The director, Eli Roth, is also credited as 'Hand Double for Mr. Sabara'
In Singapore, the film was edited before it could be approved for release with an R21 rating. The distributor was made to remove an instance of strong graphic violence which the board felt was gratuitous; the scene in question occurs as the natives hold a man down and torture him cracking open his skull, removing his tongue and limbs, gouging his eyes out and severing his limbs. Without these cuts the film would have been refused classification.
$3,520,626 27 September 2015