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Sam Raimi

Highly inventive U.S. film director/producer/writer/actor Sam Raimi first came to the attention of film fans with the savage, yet darkly humorous, low-budget horror film, The Evil Dead (1981). From his childhood, Raimi was a fan of the cinema and, before he was ten-years-old, he was out making movies with an 8mm camera. He was a devoted fan of The... See full bio »
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Directed music video for Iggy Pop, "Cold Metal," in 1988. See more »

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Celia Abrams | The Master Cylinder | R.O.C. Sandstorm | Roc Sandstorm | Alan Smithee Jr.


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And I do think there's a new crop of American filmmakers coming. And they're in high school right now. They're in Mrs. Dawson's English class! They've got new tools, they've got computers and the video cameras, which are the equivalent of our super-8mm training ground. It's even better because they can shoot for free. We had to gather up like four bucks, five bucks to buy a roll of film, another ... See more »


Graduate of Birmingham Groves High School in Birmingham, Michigan in 1977. See more »


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Sam Raimi's best movie as a director mega_droogie777
What is Sam Raimi's first film? dlumyoung
As if any of us could do better? vinchenzo19
Drag me to Hell NEEDS a sequel !!! bjmo20
Good directors don't have 2 blockbusters in pre production. answermachineman
Evil Dead 4 no longer on imdb? gonzokiller
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