He is a lifelong fan of the horror genre, and loves any excuse to discuss genre-related topics, since none of his friends dare challenge him in horror trivia. Related: Wrong Turn: How Old The Cannibal Brothers Are In The Movies. Later, he was revealed to be Maynard Odets, the patriarch of the Odets family who, along with his deceased wife, Delilah, raised the original three cannibals. It's got an incredibly simple premise--a family's car breaks down in the New Mexico desert, and they are targeted by a group of terrifying, mountain-dwelling cannibal mutants. As he sits there, tied to a chair and unaware that his brain is exposed, Lecter proceeds to fry up part of his grey matter and feed it to him. A big part of why horror fans keep coming back for more is the hope that the next movie will really deliver something they've never seen before. It's unquestionably the "best" of the sub-genre, but what makes it so successful as a piece of cinema also makes it, at times, incredibly hard to watch. Jack Wilhelmi is the horror features editor at Screen Rant, and has been with the site since 2019. Directed by Julia Ducournau, it's a coming-of-age story about lifelong vegetarian named Justine who starts to experience cannibalistic urges after she starts at veterinary school. For many decades, the Italian film industry was known for taking its lead from Hollywood--from Star Wars to Jaws, the success of an American film could result in dozens of quickly-produced copies and rip-offs. Unlike the Wrong Turn movies to follow, Wrong Turn and Wrong Turn 2 were good about evening the odds between hunters and hunted. Here are all the cannibals that have been featured in a Wrong Turn movie so far. Cannibal Holocaust is a graphic Italian horror movie released in 1980.The film was directed by Ruggero Deodato, popularly known as “Monsieur Cannibal.” Deodato is best known for directing extremely graphic and gory horror movies. Cannibal Holocaust is at times, a powerful, extremely well-made comment on the role of the documentarian and the influence of the "civilized" world upon more remote people. Our mother is suffering from depression after the birth of her last child, her third. I seen a movie as a kid about an infant baby that was a cannibal and it only ate meat. Of course, it all goes very wrong for them. The marketing claim that Cannibal Ferox was "banned in 31 countries" seems unlikely, but it does hint at what lies within. Well in the movie the baby kills her kills his babysitter and her boy friend. Raw has a strange, dreamlike atmosphere and a surprising amount of dark humor, plus a fantastic lead performance from Garance Marillier, who gives Justine plenty of emotional depth as she struggles to control her increasing desire to eat human meat. It's a darkly funny horror/western, that was beset with various production problems and was a commercial failure upon release. Sometimes played for laughs, sometimes as an allegory, and often for old-fashioned scares. It stars French icon Beatrice Dalle (Betty Blue) as a strange, cannibalistic woman who is kept locked up by her husband, and Vincent Gallo (Buffalo 66) as an American man who is obsessed with her. Cannibalism is one of the on-screen taboos that still has the power to upset viewers. Much of the movie's success relies the audience being unsure if mom and dad--played by Mary Beth Hurt and Randy Quaid--are really the flesh-munching monsters that Michael imagines them to be.