The Evil Dead (1981) Poster



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Followed by 

Evil Dead II (1987)

Version of 

Within the Woods (1978) (Short)

Remade as 

Bhayam (2007)
Different characters same plot
Bollywood Evil Dead (2008)
Shot-in-shot in some scenes.
Evil Dead (2013)
Same title, same subject, same producer

Edited into 

Bhayam (2007)
some shots are taken from the original directly recorded from a TV screen


Evil Dead: Hail to the King (2000) (Video Game)
Video game spin-off of the film.
Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick (2003) (Video Game)
Video game spin-off of the film.
Evil Dead: Regeneration (2005) (Video Game)
Video game spin-off of the film.


The House of Ghosts (1908) (Short)
Referenced in shots and imagery
A Plumbing We Will Go (1940) (Short)
the lightbulb scene
Equinox (1970)
A bunch of young people find a book in the mountains which contains spells unleashing creatures from a satanic world into their own.
Torso (1973)
Ripped eyes scene is referenced.
Carrie (1976)
When Ash finishes burying his girlfriend, he reaches over the grave and her hand comes out and grabs him. This is a homage to the end scene from Carrie, where Sue dreams she puts flowers on Carrie's grave and is grabbed.
The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
Torn apart poster in the cellar.
The House by the Cemetery (1981)
Audio recorder scenes and cellar scenes are referenced.

Referenced in 

Creepshow (1982)
In the opening of "They're Creeping Up on You!," the ending theme from Evil Dead can be heard playing on the jukebox.
Poltergeist (1982)
posessed tree coming to life and attacking person through vines! (although released in 82, Evil Dead was finished in 1979)
Dolly Dots: Dottenhove op stelten (1983) (TV Episode)
Poster visible in cinema lobby as Mike & Angela pass
Splash (1984)
When Hanks and Hannah's characters stop at a pizza shop, a movie theater marquee outside the window can be seen advertising that "The Evil Dead" is now playing.
Blastfighter (1984)
Blood Simple. (1984)
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Nancy watches this movie in her room
The Initiation (1984)
Subjective camera shots are referenced.
Re-Animator (1985)
Shovel decapitation scene is referenced.
Demons (1985)
Possessed people act the same as the Deadites.
Stryker's War (1985)
Dead End (1985)
Book of the Dead being checked out at a library
Night of the Creeps (1986)
Character Sgt. Raimi named after director Sam Raimi
Demons 2 (1986)
Possessed people act the same as the Deadites.
Raising Arizona (1987)
Nicholas Cage's character drives the same car as Ash, a 1973 Delta 88. Also, the shot in which the camera moves in on the mother discovering that Nathan Jr. is gone is a direct homage to The Evil Dead (1981).
Bloody New Year (1987)
Possessed people act the same as the Deadites.
A Chinese Ghost Story (1987)
ground level POV, tree branches attacking people
The Lost Boys (1987)
Deranged (1987)
Video Violence (1987) (Video)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Evil Dead Trap (1988)
Title/camera follows characters the same way
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)
"getting ready with various cut scene object close-ups" factor
Splatterhouse (1988) (Video Game)
Many concepts were borrowed from that particular movie such as : House deep within the woods where a famed scientist unleashes some very evil demonic power; The fight between Rick and his evil twins; The evil severed hands that even taunt him; The possessed room with flying furniture; The necromancer's zombies that just won't die, Rick's quest to rescue Jennifer, only to find her possessed and turned into a cackling demon hungry for his blood!
976-EVIL (1988)
Movie poster outside theater
Intruder (1989)
Redneck Zombies (1989)
Ma Zombie a tribute to Ted Raime as Mother in the basement
After Death (1989)
the whole "Book of the Dead" concept is ripped-off from this movie
Urotsukidoji: Legend of the Overfiend (1989) (Video)
Tree rape scene from "The Evil Dead" is very similar to tentacle rape scenes from "Urotsukidoji".
The Dead Next Door (1989)
At beginning in the video club, a zombie returns the VHS tapes of Dawn of the Dead (1978), The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974), The Evil Dead (1981) and Creepshow (1982)
Enken (1990) (Video)
Same handheld point-of-view close-to-the-ground camera moves etc.
There's Nothing Out There (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store. Also, subjective camera shots and scenes in the woods are referenced.
Hiruko the Goblin (1991)
Uses a lot of similar camera techniques portraying the field of vision of the monster.
Evil Toons (1992)
There is a (talking) book, like the 'Necromomicon' in The Evil Dead and Army of Darkness, and it's getting burned in the end, just like in the end of Evil Dead
Revenge of Billy the Kid (1992)
poster on wall and chainsaw wielding hero in leathers
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Giant Gila Monster (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "It's 'The Evil Dead' all of a sudden."
Dead Alive (1992)
Blood Symbol (1992)
Maurice Devereux admitted as much in interviews - seen in swings swining by themselves/Olam's book resenbles the Necronomicon/Book of the Dead of Evil Dead, there is a page on the PA system for a "Mr. Raimi", camera movements through graveyard resemble POV shots from ED, Olam's voice sounds like that of the Deadites etc.
Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings (1993) (Video)
Shows a replica of an original prop (The Book of the Dead) from The Evil Dead in one scene.
Animaniacs: Video Review/When Mice Ruled the Earth (1993) (TV Episode)
Seen on video store shelf in 'Video Review'
The Monster (1993)
"Evil" subjective camera is referenced.
Night of the Living Dead: 25th Anniversary Documentary (1993) (Video)
Title of this film appears on screen.
Serial Mom (1994)
A picture of the possesed Scott in "The Evil Dead" is shown in Chip's room.
Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (1995)
one of the camera shots zooms directly up to Billy Zane's face like in TED
Husk lige tandbørsten: Thailand eller Tylstrup (1995) (TV Episode)
Casper Christensen mentions the film
Evil Ed (1995)
Scream (1996)
Wild Arms (1996) (Video Game)
One of the enemies you fight is a possessed book called Necronomicon.
Tempo (1996)
Poster seen
ReBoot: To Mend and Defend (1997) (TV Episode)
The cabin, the necronomicon and even the tape recorder are in this episode.
Premutos - Der gefallene Engel (1997)
poster seen
The Quest for _____ (1998) (Short)
Mørkeræd (1998) (Short)
Asylum of Terror (1998) (Video)
" 'The Evil Dead'. I love that movie!"
Spaced: Art (1999) (TV Episode)
Certain camera shots are recreated during the opening zombie scene.
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys: City of the Dead (1999) (TV Episode)
Hercules is looking for The Book of the Dead
The Convent (2000)
The Dead Hate the Living! (2000) (Video)
Flashback (2000)
poster is hanging on wall
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Where the Wild Things Are (2000) (TV Episode)
Xander: "... It doesn't mean that we rebound with the Evil Undead."
The End (2000) (Short)
Similarity of non skating scenes in Steve Berra's part
Texas Chain Saw Massacre: The Shocking Truth (2000) (Video)
Photograph is shown.
The Gift (2000)
Donnie Darko (2001)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Crush (2001) (TV Episode)
Xander (to Spike): "Hey, evil dead, you're in my seat."
Braccati (2001) (Short)
for the state of siege
The Uninvited (2001)
Creepy Tales (2001) (Video)
Names and characters from Evil Dead were referenced throughout this film
Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001)
The famous line "Join us!" is used when the parents are "possessed" by mind controlling devices just like the zombies in Evil Dead.
Fanalysis (2002) (Short)
Contains discussion of entire Evil Dead series
Discovering 'Evil Dead' (2002) (Video)
is about the Evil Dead's video distribution in the UK
Secret (2002)
Dog Soldiers (2002)
My Little Eye (2002)
The shot of the rocking porch swing in front of the house when Emma is outside the house, just like in The Evil Dead
Cabin Fever (2002)
Angel: Deep Down (2002) (TV Episode)
Gunn: Evil Dead was probably just messing with us.
GhostWatcher (2002)
mentioned in dialogue
Samurai Jack: Jack and the Zombies (2002) (TV Episode)
The witch hag is an homage to the zombies from the Evil Dead trilogy.
Dead/Undead (2002) (Video)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Conversations with Dead People (2002) (TV Episode)
Buffy sarcastically says, "what I really need is emotional therapy from the evil dead," to Holden.
Undead (2003)
House of 1000 Corpses (2003)
Zombies uses the "Shaky-Steady-Cam" in the opening-sequence when the robbers arrive in Captain Spauldings House of Horror [a shaking camera shot "zooming" to the patrol station - like the demonic camera-movements in the woods of "the evil dead"]...
Horror (2003)
Wrong Turn (2003)
Gramophone scene is a nod to the Evil Dead
Sex at 24 Frames Per Second (2003) (Video)
one-sheet poster displayed
Fear of the Dark (2003)
On noticing that 12-year-old Ryan is watching "The Evil Dead" on TV, his older brother Dale says, "If you watch horror movies, it's no wonder you're scared in the dark."
Creepy Tales: Girls Night Out (2003)
Character names named after cast and crew of Evile Dead
Last Exit (2003)
Some of the splatter scenes were inspired by this movie
The 100 Greatest Scary Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
Wiseguys vs. Zombies (2003) (Video)
Manhunt (2003) (Video Game)
When Cash use a chainsaw, he uses it just like Ash did in "Evil Dead".
South Park: Butt Out (2003) (TV Episode)
Kenny eating his own hand
Big Fish (2003)
Trees come to life and try to attack Edward Bloom.
Stargate SG-1: Evolution: Part 2 (2003) (TV Episode)
"What's with the guy from Evil Dead?"
Cabin Fever: Beneath the Skin (2004) (Video)
briefly mentionned
Dead Scared (2004)
One character suggests a connection between the book in this movie and the book in Evil Dead
Dead & Breakfast (2004)
sheriff picks up chainsaw from closet with Evil Dead poster hanging in it
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
At Shaun's work, he mentions an employee (who is ill) named "Ash".
Van Helsing (2004)
vampire's corpses becomes a skeleton and melts into a puddle
Spider-Man 2 (2004)
In the scene where Dr. Otto attacks the doctors with his tentacles, the presence of what looks like a chainsaw is a blatant referance to Sam Raimi (the director)'s "The Evil Dead"
Freak Out (2004)
Doom³ (2004) (Video Game)
As this is also a 'paranormal' story there's several zombies waltzing around with piercing eyes just like in 'Evil Dead' and a bunch of other zombie movies ('Living Dead' series etc.) There's also references to various ancient 'scriptures' (read: 'Necronomicon')
Exorcist: The Beginning (2004)
The clock's pendulum suddenly stops leaning to the right just before all hell breaks loose.
Hide and Creep (2004)
One of the characters names the movie.
Emily (2004) (Short)
last shot (burying lens)
The Venture Bros.: The Trial of the Monarch (2004) (TV Episode)
When Dr. Orpheus is told to put his hand on the bible he says "I have a book of my own" and pulls the necronomicon, which attempts to bite the bailiff, from his cloak
Bad Friend (2004) (Video)
A Poster can be seen hanging on the wall.
Smallville: Spell (2004) (TV Episode)
Lex refers to "Evil Dead" action.
Making the Amazing (2004) (Video)
Mentioned by Bob Murowski and Bruce Campbell
The Venture Bros.: A Very Venture Christmas (2004) (TV Episode)
The POV shot of the demon approaching the complex.
Resident Evil 4 (2005) (Video Game)
The fog and forest in the begining, the Villagers move and act in a similar style to the deadites of the Evil Dead
Banned in the UK: Early '80s (2005) (TV Episode)
discussions on the film
SideFX (2005)
similar dialogue in reference to a possessed girl: "You can't kill her." "Why the hell not?" "That's Lucy. She's your friend."
Faces of Schlock (2005) (Video)
Poster in Corey's room. (Third segment.)
Justice League: The Balance (2005) (TV Episode)
The Necronomicon as it appeared in the library of Tartarus.
The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse (2005)
One of the characters mentions the film then asks if the others have seen it.
TransGeneration (2005) (TV Mini-Series)
movie poster in Lucas' room.
The Mighty Boosh: Call of the Yeti (2005) (TV Episode)
The cabin looks exactly like the cabin from this movie, both interior and exterior. Many shots in the cabin are inspired by this film too.
Within the Woods (2005) (Video)
"Within the Woods" was the name of the short film made by Sam Raimi to get funds to make Evil Dead.
South Park: Two Days Before the Day After Tomorrow (2005) (TV Episode)
The Evil Dead evil force cam is used and chases towards a door before the door is slammed in it's face just in time.
The Perfect Scary Movie (2005) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
River of Dread (2005)
The POV shots of the "demonsters" that stalk the characters through the woods are patterned after the "force" shots (aka the Dark Spirit) in The Evil Dead and its sequels.
School of the Dead (2005) (Short)
Horror Business (2005) (Video)
Video case, posters and t-shirts are shown.
The Garden (2006)
Light bulb fills up with blood
Slither (2006)
Sam Raimi's patented "Evil Force Cam" is used during the beginning when the monster is discovered
Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006) (Video)
It is mentioned for being one of the banned films in the UK. Also, video case is shown.
Downhill (2006) (Video)
Shirt worn by Teddy
Whisper in the Woods (2006) (Short)
The main location of a cabin in the woods, and roaming POV shots in the woods.
The Slaughter (2006)
book bound in human skin found in the basement that brings the living dead back
The 28th Day (2006)
The Evil running through the forest
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
It is mentioned in a magazine.
Dark Ride (2006)
poster in dorm room
The Mighty Boosh: The Making of Series 2 (2006) (Video)
They talk about how the cabin in episode 2.1 is based on that in "The Evil Dead".
My Name Is Bruce (2007)
In this movie actor Bruce Campbell is mistaken for his character Ash from The Evil Dead.
Supernatural: Hollywood Babylon (2007) (TV Episode)
Swing bangs into cabin
Numbered with the Dead (2007) (Video)
Movie poster in background, referenced in commentary
Kammaren (2007)
A couple of friend goes to an old cabin where the surroundings are haunted.
The Cinema Snob: Video Violence (2007) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
How It Should Have Ended: How Spider-Man 3 Should Have Ended (2007) (TV Episode)
Ash makes a cameo
Black Devil Doll (2007)
Poster shown in bed room
Z-Day (2007) (Short)
Liz Morris's character shares the same name as Bruce Campbell's character, Ashley J. Williams.
Mass Effect (2007) (Video Game)
Ashley shares the same name as Bruce Campbell's character Ashley "Ash" Williams in the Evil Dead trilogy. When Ashley is in the team on Virmire, her conversation response includes a reference to shooting things with her "boomstick."
The Evil Dead: One by One We Will Take You - The Untold Saga of the Evil Dead (2007) (Video)
Documentary about the making of the film.
Exhuming 'The Messengers' (2007) (Video)
Title referenced.
Midnight Heat (2007)
Poster seen in Ron's house.
Pink Eye (2008)
Guy wears a t-shirt of "The Evil Dead"
Incendiary (2008)
mentioned in narration
Torchwood: Something Borrowed (2008) (TV Episode)
Having splattered the nostrovite all over Rhys, who's holding a chainsaw, Jack quips: "That whole Evil Dead thing looks good on you, Rhys."
ROT: Reunion of Terror (2008)
Direct line referencing the film by comparing the cabin
Nostalgia Critic: Pokemon the Movie (2008) (TV Episode)
Nostalgia Crictic: "Who I think would be a lot cooler if he were like the Ash from the Evil Dead movies."
The Angry Video Game Nerd: The Wizard and Super Mario Bros 3 (2008) (TV Episode)
During the epic final battle with the Nerd and SMDC2K between all the possessed games, the book of the dead appears and the Nerd shout's "Oh, no, not you!" and zaps it.
Ghost Whisperer: Horror Show (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as a student's most feared horror film.
Jellyscream! (2008)
The POV of the monster.
Join Us (2008) (Short)
A supernatural entity that says "Join us"
The Dark Knight (2008)
Using a pencil as a weapon
Sexykiller, morirás por ella (2008)
Tomás asks Álex (zombie): "How many times have we watched Evil Dead?"
Face Eater (2008)
The Book of the Dead can be seen in the Tarot Card/Gypsy scene in Face Eater.
Ninjas vs. Zombies (2008)
Quote: "Nice Zombies. Dawn of the Dead? More Evil Dead"
Left 4 Dead (2008) (Video Game)
In the Church level of the "Death Toll" campaign, the survivors come across a cabin in the woods and then Zoey says "Oh how nice, a cabin in the middle of no-where ... I know how this ends!"
Game Boys (2008)
Poster is seen in Steve's home.
Dead Snow (2009)
Characters discussing it
His Name Was Jason: 30 Years of Friday the 13th (2009) (TV Movie)
It is referenced in a magazine.
The Simpsons: No Loan Again, Naturally (2009) (TV Episode)
A TV expose of Ned Flanders is called "The Evil Ned".
Drag Me to Hell (2009)
Possessed Milos floating around like Deadite Cheryl.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Miss March/Race to Witch Mountain/Sunshine Cleaning (2009) (TV Episode)
Brett mentions that Sam Raimi, After doing The Evil Dead Series...
One Minutes (2009)
Character and style references to movie within a movie
Doghouse (2009)
Poster in comic shop, mentioned in dialogue
The Cinema Snob: The Eerie Midnight Horror Show (2009) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
The Cinema Snob: Nail Gun Massacre (2009) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Alone in the Dark (2009) (TV Episode)
They compare the ending of this movie to the ending of Evil Dead
Jennifer's Body (2009)
A small Evil Dead poster hangs in Needy's room, Jennifer also wears an Evil Dead T-shirt in the "makeout" scene with Needy.
Road of Darkness (2009) (Short)
The lead character Sara played by Jessy Hodges, is the daughter of actress Ellen Sandweiss from "The Evil Dead".
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009) (TV Episode)
Bruce Campbell's role as Ash Williams mentioned
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Re-Animator (2009) (TV Episode)
The violence in Re-Animator were compared to the violence in Evil Dead.
Nostalgia Critic: Congo (2009) (TV Episode)
The Critic mentions Bruce Cambell's role as Ash in the Evil Dead series.
Viande d'origine française (2009) (TV Movie)
Stuck Like Chuck (2009)
Charlie and Juliet discuss the Evil Dead Trilogy, Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell.
The Supermarket (2009)
"Grueling horror" tagline quoted
Bio Slime (2010) (Video)
Mary says "Join us!" in a deep creepy voice after she's possessed by the slime creature
Alan Wake (2010) (Video Game)
Faded yellow 1973 Oldsmobile Delta 88 is one of the driveable cars in the game.
Toy Story 3 (2010)
Lotso pulling Woody into the dumpster is a reference to a scene in "Evil Dead" when someone is pulled into a celler in a similar fashion.
The Cinema Snob: Caligula: Part I (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Beyond the Grave (2010)
Ashley is named after the trilogy's main character.
Mother's Day (2010)
Mentioned in dialogue by George
Dragonetti the Ruthless Contract Killer (2010)
DVD is shown in a store.
Nostalgia Critic: Ernest Scared Stupid (2010) (TV Episode)
Critic says the movie starts with a girl being chased by the Evil Dead monster
IMDb's 20th Anniversary Star of the Day: Eli Roth (2010) (TV Episode)
Eli Roth mentions this movie during interview
Midnight Movie Review: Halloween Horror Top 25, nr. 15: Drag Me to hell (2010) (TV Episode)
in overview on Sam Raimi's career
The Cinema Snob: Zombi 7: Zombie '90 - Extreme Pestilence (2010) (TV Episode)
"I surprised the filmmakers didn't throw in some Evil Dead music..."
Chiller 13: The Decade's Scariest Movie Moments (2010) (TV Movie)
Referenced in dialogue.
The Cinema Snob: Silent Night, Deadly Night: Part 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Shown in Snob's Big Box collection.
Belligerent Moose vs. The Army of Flesh Eaters (2010)
Necronomicon Plot line
Fear from Beyond! (2011) (Short)
Toy figure of character Ash appears in the background of some shots
The Cinema Snob: Grizzly II: The Predator (2011) (TV Episode)
"This is a P.O.V. shot of Sam Raimi looking for the set of Evil Dead."
A Cadaver Christmas (2011)
Poster seen.
Who? What? (2011) (Short)
Mentioned in dialogue
Shadows of the Damned (2011) (Video Game)
When Hotspur is running from a crazy fake Paula and takes shelter in a cabin, it is reminiscent of the multiple shots throughout the film in which the camera is chasing the characters to the cabin.
Midnight Screenings: Bad Teacher/Cars 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Ash is mentioned.
Nostalgia Critic: Suburban Knights: Part VII (2011) (TV Episode)
Linkara mentions the Necronomicon
One Day (2011)
Emma says that she hasn't seen it when talking about Army of Darkness (1992).
The Cinema Snob: Entrails of a Virgin (2011) (TV Episode)
"This is set in Evil Dead woods apparently."
Chillerama (2011)
Featured on a man's t-shirt at the drive-in.
The Hunt for the House on Cuckoo Lane (2011) (Short)
T-Shirt worn by lead character
This Changed Earth (2011) (Video)
T-Shirt worn by lead character
Brows Held High: Prospero's Books (2011) (TV Episode)
The book is seen
The Cinema Snob: Extra Terrestrial Visitors (2011) (TV Episode)
"...but he might find the opening shot from Evil Dead."
Swallowed Souls: The Making of Evil Dead II (2011) (Video)
Still images shown
The Cinema Snob: Blood Rage (2011) (TV Episode)
"Nice to know that before he was Fake Shemp, he was Fake Ducky"
The Big Box: Christmas Evil (2011) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
Bullied (2011) (Short)
Moving shot from bully's P.O.V.
The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
A monster betting pool includes an "angry molesting tree" and "Deadities.". The cabin in this film is a replica of the one in The Evil Dead.
Red Clover (2012) (TV Movie)
A woman's hand becomes violently possessed and she is forced to draw a picture.
Dead Weight (2012)
Couple getting married are named Scott and Shelly.
Holliston: Camera Rental: Part 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Adam is wearing an Evil Dead shirt throughout most of the episode.
La casa nel vento dei morti (2012)
Reference the film in the scene to arrival at the cabin
Holliston: Weekend of Horrors: Part 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Joe mentions that Adam may possibly find the love of his life wearing an "Evil Dead" t-shirt and twelve lip piercings at the Weekend of Horrors.
Phelous & the Movies: Seventh Moonpie (Across Phelous' Eye) (2012) (TV Episode)
Phelous points out that Seventh Moon is not from the people who brought us the Evil Dead series, despite what the DVD box says.
Anime Abandon: Devil Hunter Yohko, Part I (2012) (TV Episode)
"She has a nightmare right out of Evil Dead."
End Roll (2012)
DVD is shown ("La casa").
Santeria: The Soul Possessed (2012) (Video)
Evil Dead cam shots of the spirit attacking the house
Dikiy Duh (2012) (Short)
One of the main sources of inspiration, especially for the flight scene.
Grave Encounters 2 (2012)
DVD is shown.
A Halloween Puppy (2012) (TV Movie)
Necronomicon mentioned
Midnight Movie Review: The Evil Dead (2012) (TV Episode)
the film of this episode's topic.
The Born Defecation (2012) (Short)
A character of Split Second was visually inspired by deadites.
Evil Dead (2013)
The last page seen in the Naturom Demonto before the Abomination shows up resembles the poster for the original The Evil Dead
Rewind This! (2013)
DVD and video case are shown.
The Cinema Snob: I Spit on Your Grave: Part 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
"Trees from 'The Evil Dead' are being a little less subtle this time around".
Face Off: Mummy Mayhem (2013) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Greg Nicotero: The Gory Days (2013) (Video)
Another Game Critic: Evil Dead Games Retrospect (2013) (TV Episode)
Games based on the movie is reviewed.
Rabid Love (2013)
The line "I'm going to break your face" is used to reference 'Evil Dead'.
Poker Night 2 (2013) (Video Game)
Ash Williams is one of the players.
Go Goa Gone (2013)
The zombies are mistakenly referred to as "Evil Deads" at least once.
Leading Man with Reed Birney (2013) (Video)
mentioned once
Made in Detroit with Edward Pressman (2013) (Video)
mentioned once
The 'Crimewave' Meter with Bruce Campbell (2013) (Video)
mentioned once
Special Collector's Edition: El Ejercito de las Tinieblas (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned/poster shown
Holliston: Kevin's Wedding (2013) (TV Episode)
Joe introduces himself as "Bruce Campbell" when meeting Kevin again. This is in reference to THE EVIL DEAD, a film Joe loves.
Safe and Sound Video Remix (2013) (Video)
Footage Shown
A Blossoming Brilliance: An Interview with Scott Spiegel (2013) (Video)
mentioned once/poster shown
The 28th Day: The Wrath of Steph (2013)
Film is mentioned by Liz Lucky
Pride & Prejudice & Zombies (2013) (Short)
The director has stated that he was influenced by "Jaws" and "The Evil Dead" for filming from a zombie's point of view.
Birth of the Living Dead (2013)
DVD is shown.
Evil Easter 3: The Final Easter (2013) (Short)
The vampire's POV-attack on Kowalski.
How It Should Have Ended: How World War Z Should Have Ended (2013) (TV Episode)
Ash Williams appears
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Night of the Living Dead: Full Length Commentary (2013) (TV Episode)
James compares the taxidermy collection in the abandon to the one in Evil Dead.
Adjust Your Tracking (2013)
Video case is shown.
13, 195, 6 und 1 (2013)
After the credits a slight buzzing of a fly can be heard. This is nod to the Sam Raimi film The Evil Dead.
Come Out and Play (2014) (Short)
Camera zooming toward character
The Goldbergs: The Other Smother (2014) (TV Episode)
The video store clerk wears an Evil Dead t-shirt.
The Cinema Snob: Endless Love (2014) (TV Episode)
"That is, if the Deadites stop wrecking the damn thing."
Thirdpartycontroller: Michigan: Report from Hell (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Starters: Lavender Town: The Untold Story (2014) (TV Episode)
An evil dead looking book
Someone Has to Review It!: Let's Play/Review of Robocop the Game! (2014) (TV Episode)
Poster seen in background
Doc of the Dead (2014)
Title shown, when Bruce Campbell is interviewed
Honest Trailers: The Spider-Man Trilogy (2014) (TV Episode)
The Riven (2014)
poster on wall
Midnight Screenings: The Fault in Our Stars/Edge of Tomorrow (2014) (TV Episode)
Brad says he likes to watch this film in a grainy resolution.
Comix from the Underground: Bogeyman #2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Scrutinizer refers to the Necronomicon and Deadites
Home Bound (2014) (Short)
DVD on Carl's shelf
Face Off: Twisted Trees (2014) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Digging Up the Marrow (2014)
The Evil Dead shirt seen
The House on Cuckoo Lane (2014)
T-Shirt worn by lead character
Unikal'noe pozdravlenie (2014) (Short)
2 Different DVD's on the shelf and the British poster art by Graham Humphreys (printed on A4 sheet of paper) are seen.
Murder House (2014) (Short)
Paulo wears a shirt of the cult classic.
O Estripador da Rua Augusta (2014) (Short)
The lament of the vampire as she dies is similar to the sound made by Shelly after being hit by the Kandarian Dagger (only in Felipe M. Guerra's cut)
Invaluable: The True Story of an Epic Artist (2014) (Video)
the effects of the movie are the basis of the documentary
Who Is This Who Is Coming... (2014) (Short)
The film is heavily inspired by the Sam Raimi classic, which is especially evidenced by the end credits.
8 mm Marta (2015) (Short)
Style of filming in the final sequence with sudden handheld camera in a woody area.
Board James: Quija/Domino Rally (2015) (TV Episode)
Board James tries to use the Necronomicon to contact Mike & Bootsy from the spirit world.
Tales of Halloween (2015)
During the "Friday the 31st" segment, the Necronomicon Ex Mortis can be seen lying in the killer's shed.
Book of the Senseless (2015) (Short)
One of the primary inspirations: book, cellar, blue shirt-clad hero with a gun etc.
Dale (2015) (Short)
The term "Anti-Deadites", referring to those who are opposed to Dale's "lifestyle", comes from a combination of the terms "anti-Semite" and "Deadite", "Deadites" being those who are possessed by evil spirits and transformed into bloodthirsty monsters in Sam Raimi's "Evil Dead" series.
Nostalgia Critic: Children of the Corn (2015) (TV Episode)
"See if I save you next time a vegetable goes Evil Dead on your ass."
Bones: The Resurrection in the Remains (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Film 2016: Episode #44.9 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Danny Leigh when reviewing _The Woods (2015)_
The Possessed: Through the Night (2015) (Short)
The scene where The possessed buries friend.
The Virus Moster sequences were inspired, among other things by a tree rape sequence in this movie.

Featured in 

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
on TV in Tina's room
Kukolka (1988)
The characters watch the film.
The Dead Next Door (1989)
On TV in Zombie Squad headquarters
Empire of the Censors (1995) (TV Movie)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, video case and footage of this movie are shown.
Dead (1996)
Angst (2000)
Fear, Panic & Censorship (2000) (TV Movie)
Video case, photographs and footage of this movie are shown.
Donnie Darko (2001)
Movie poster is seen and clip is played in the movie thether.
Frankenström (2001) (Video)
Posters in living room
Fanalysis (2002) (Short)
Discovering 'Evil Dead' (2002) (Video)
has lots of clips from the evil dead in it
Masters of Horror (2002) (TV Movie)
clips from this movie are shown
Fear of the Dark (2003)
Though heavily scared, 12-year-old Ryan is forced to watch "The Evil Dead", as some evil force won't let him switch channels or turn the TV off.
The 100 Greatest Scary Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown.
The 100 Scariest Movie Moments (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
Clips are shown.
X-Rated (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
footage shown
Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) (Video)
It is mentioned for being one of the banned films in the UK. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
The Perfect Scary Movie (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: The Evil Dead Trilogy (2007) (TV Episode)
Clips of the movie were shown.
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010) (Video)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010)
It is mentioned for being one of the banned films in the UK. Also, video case and footage of this movie are shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Ernest Scared Stupid (2010) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Nostalgia Critic: Return of the Nostalgic Commercials (2011) (TV Episode)
Scene of tree monster attacking
Special Collector's Edition: Especial redoblajes (2011) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Scream: The Inside Story (2011) (TV Movie)
Title of this film appears on screen. Also, footage is shown.
Deadheads (2011)
Playing on the drive-in theater.
Movie Nights: Evil Dead II (2012) (TV Episode)
Lupa recalls how gory this movie was
Evil Dead (2013)
Contains voice sample ("We're gonna bury her") from the movie
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Bride of Chucky (2014) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Wake Up (2014) (Short)
film screened
The Blockbuster Buster: A Look Back @ the Evil Dead Trilogy (2015) (TV Episode)
trilogy is reviewed
Ash vs Evil Dead: El Jefe (2015) (TV Episode)
Footage of the film is used as Ash recaps the events of this film.
Ash vs Evil Dead: Ashes to Ashes (2015) (TV Episode)
Ash has brief flashbacks when in the cabin, edited from footage of the original film.


The Exorcist (1973)
Alien (1979)
The Shining (1980)

Spoofed in 

Gremlins (1984)
At the end when Stripe's corpse becomes a skeleton and melts into a puddle like at the end of The Evil Dead where the deadites melt.
Spookies (1986)
Bad Taste (1987)
Cast a Deadly Spell (1991) (TV Movie)
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror III (1992) (TV Episode)
The dead are awoken with a book of the dead, just like in the film.
From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money (1999) (Video)
as a bat chases a man, we see from its POV like the Evil Dead cam chases Ash
Spaced: Gatherings (1999) (TV Episode)
all the characters rising up to evil dead-ish music and saying "Join us!"
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy: Hoss Delgado: Spectral Exterminator/Evil on Trial/To Eris Human (2002) (TV Episode)
Hoss Delgado is a parody of Ash, the hero in this movie
Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast: Aussetzer (2003) (TV Episode)
Melanie makes fun of the dancing course and mentions the german title of the movie.
The Mental Dead (2003) (Video)
Bookcases constantly are falling on Tyler spoffing the bookcases that fall on Ash in Evil Dead
International Playboys' First Movie: Ghouls Gone Wild! (2004) (Video)
The ghouls mimic The Evil Dead's "Join us" line during the film's finale.
Happy Tree Friends: Overkill (2005) (Video)
The episode Remains To Be Seen is a parody of Evil Dead.
Happy Tree Friends: Read 'Em and Weep (2007) (TV Episode)
The book is a parody of the necromicon on Evil Dead
Angora Napkin (2009) (TV Movie)
Book of the dead and tape recording
Done in 60 Seconds. With Clay.: Evil Dead (2010) (TV Episode)
A 60 second version done in claymation.
Night of the Unwed (2010) (Short)
The character of "Bruce" is based on the character 'Ash' from Evil Dead. He looks similar, wears the exact same clothing, randomly says the famous "Groovy" line, and walks his fingers across the couch to turn on the stereo.
Banana Motherfucker (2011) (Short)
the famous POV shot is replicated throughout the film
Evil Head (2012)
Pornographic parody.
Lost Girl: End of a Line (2014) (TV Episode)
[re: hand acting violently, on its own]... doing an Evil Dead routine.
SS Biker Freaks (2015) (Short)
Post credits scene parodies that famous "tree rape" scene.

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