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2 May 1986 (USA) See more »
The one story you won't be seeing on the 6 o'clock news! See more »
A reporter and her cameraman connect a surviving Jonestown leader and a TV exec's missing son to a drug war where jungle installations are being massacred by an army of natives and a skilled white assassin. Full summary » | Full synopsis »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Lisa Blount ... Fran Hudson

Leonard Mann ... Mark Ludman

Willie Aames ... Tommy Allo

Richard Lynch ... Colonel Brian Horne

Richard Bright ... Bob Allo

Michael Berryman ... Quecho

Eriq La Salle ... Fargas (as Eriq Lasalle)
Gabriele Tinti ... Manuel

Valentina Forte ... Ana

John Steiner ... Vlado

Karen Black ... Karin

Barbara Magnolfi ... Rita

Luca Barbareschi ... Bud, the helicopter pilot

Penny Brown ... Lucy
Carlos de Carvalho ... Tony Martina
Edward Farrelly ... Henchman

Ottaviano Dell'Acqua ... Vlado's Man
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Ruggero Deodato ... Man in TV footage of Jonestown (uncredited)

Ted Rusoff ... Manuel (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Frank von Kuegelgen ... TV station worker (voice: English version) (uncredited)

Directed by
Ruggero Deodato 
Writing credits
Cesare Frugoni (story and screenplay) &
Dardano Sacchetti (story and screenplay)

Luciano Vincenzoni  uncredited

Produced by
Alessandro Fracassi .... producer
Original Music by
Claudio Simonetti 
Cinematography by
Alberto Spagnoli 
Film Editing by
Mario Morra 
Art Direction by
Claudio Cinini 
Costume Design by
Francesca Panicali 
Makeup Department
Alberto Blasi .... makeup artist
Maurizio Trani .... makeup artist
Production Management
Maurizio Antico .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Marina Mattoli .... assistant director
Sound Department
Michael Billingsley .... sound editor
Piero Fondi .... sound
Danilo Moroni .... sound mixer
Visual Effects by
Paolo Ricci .... special effects grip
Ottaviano Dell'Acqua .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Emilio Loffredo .... camera operator
Fernando Massaccesi .... chief electrician
Sergio Melaranci .... assistant camera
Franco Micheli .... chief grip
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Francesca Panicali .... costumes
Editorial Department
Nadia Boggian .... assistant editor
Mario D'Ambrosio .... assistant editor
Massimo Quaglia .... assistant editor
Other crew
Rita Agostini .... continuity
Carlo Cascioli .... equipment
David Martinez .... assistant to producer
Frank von Kuegelgen .... dialogue coach

Production CompaniesDistributorsSpecial Effects

Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Amazon: Savage Adventure" -
"Cut and Run" - International (English title)
"Straight to Hell" - International (English title) (literal title)
"Ανθρωποκυνηγητό στον Αμαζόνιο" - Greece
"Режь и беги" - Soviet Union (Russian title)
"Amazonia: La jungle blanche" - France
"Anthropokynigito ston Amazonio" - Greece (video title)
"Cut and Run" - Argentina (video box title)
"Cut and Run" - West Germany (imdb display title)
"Inferno em Directo" - Portugal
"Infierno en el Amazonas" - Spain (imdb display title)
"Kuvaa ja pakene" - Finland (video title)
"Kuvaa ja pakene!" - Finland (TV title)
"La guerra de la coca II" - Peru (imdb display title)
"Painajainen huumeleirillä" - Finland (video title)
"Szállj el messze" - Hungary
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90 min | USA:87 min (R-rated version) | UK:87 min (cut)
Color (Telecolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Argentina:13 | Australia:R | Canada:R | Finland:K-16 (cut) (VHS version) | Finland:K-18 (uncut) (soft version) | Finland:(Banned) (1989) | France:12 | Germany:18 (SPIO/JK) (uncut) | Hong Kong:III (original rating) | Iceland:16 | Italy:VM14 | New Zealand:R18 (video release) | Norway:18 (cut) | Portugal:M/16 | South Korea:18 | UK:18 (cut) | USA:R (cut) | USA:Unrated (uncut) | West Germany:18 (cut)
Filming Locations:

Did You Know?

Ruggeo Deodato claims the violent scene of the man being split in half was inspired by images of Vietnam.See more »
Continuity: During the intro titles as the camera is following the woman holding the baby, as she steps onto an escalator there is a man behind her wearing a grey T-shirt who is carrying a shoulder bag with a red strap. However as the camera shot changes to show her getting off at the end, the man is suddenly now in front and can be seen stepping off and walking ahead of her.See more »
Colonel Brian Horne:There are no answers... ...only actions.See more »
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