Plot – Captain Boyd is a coward. After the Civil War his superiors slam him to a lost outpost in the mountains together with other outcast soldiers like him. One day the soldiers receive the visit of a dispersed military, a certain Colqhoun, who claims to be a Scotsman who was traveling with a group of settlers, until the snow stopped them. Colqhoun actually is a cannibal who, day after day, will use the men as the main dish of his menu.
All actors – Guy Pearce, Robert Carlyle, David Arquette, Jeremy Davies, Jeffrey Jones, John Spencer, Stephen Spinella, Neal McDonough, Joseph Runningfox, Bill Brochtrup, Sheila Tousey, Fernando Becerril, Gabriel Berthier, Pedro Altamirano, Joseph Boyle, Damián Delgado, Fernando Manzano, Alfredo Escobar, Gerardo Martínez, David Heyman, Tim Van Rellim, Miezi Sungu, Abel Woolrichshow all
“Ravenous” Quotes 11 quotes
“Eat to live. Don't live to eat.”
“I was in pretty horrible shape. In fact I was on my way to a sanatorium to convalesce when a native scout told me a curious story. Man eats the flesh of another, he takes the other man's strength, absorbs his spirit. Well. Naturally I just had to try. Consequently I ate the scout first and you know he was absolutely right. I grew stronger....” (continue)(continue reading)
“It's lonely being a cannibal; tough making friends.”
“- Lindus: How did you get behind the enemy line?
- Capt. John Boyd: I froze. I was scared.
- Lindus: Scared? You froze while the rest of your unit fought and died? What did you do then?
- Capt. John Boyd: I played dead.”
“You remember this? You smell it? The scent... always jogs the memory, don't you think? Remember the energy? The potency of someone else coursing through your veins? Someone brave. You know the disappointment as it dissipates; the strength slipping from your grasp. The growing, killing need to replenish.”
“If you die first, I am definitely going to eat you, but the question is, if I die, what are you going to do? Bon appétit... Eat or die.”
“We won't kill indiscriminately. No... selectively. We don't want to break up families.”
“It's not courage to resist me. It's courage to accept me.”
“Morality - the last bastion of a coward.”
“- Knox: What are you cooking?
- Col. Ives : It's, uh... stew.
- Knox: Need any help?
- Col. Ives : No, no, no. Perhaps later you might... contribute.”
“- Col. Hart: What did you get the medal for?
- Capt. John Boyd: Cowardice.”