Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia S.W.A.T. team members, a traffic reporter, and his television executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.
Several people are hunted by a cruel serial killer who kills his victims in their dreams. While the survivors are trying to find the reason for being chosen, the murderer won't lose any chance to kill them as soon as they fall asleep.
There is panic throughout the nation as the dead suddenly come back to life. The film follows a group of characters who barricade themselves in an old farmhouse in an attempt to remain safe from these flesh eating monsters.
Ashley Williams travels to a secluded cabin in the woods with his girlfriend Linda where they find a tape recording of a professor and a book of evil. This unleashes a bunch of evil spirits that constantly terrorize Ash. Meanwhile a journalist comes to the area to study the book of evil. Ash and her end up having to survive this swarm of evil until morning comes.
During the scene where the severed head of Linda bites Ash's hand, Bruce Campbell says the single line "work shed". This line was later re-dubbed in post-production due to the quality of the audio, giving it a strange, slightly "disproportionate" sound to the audio. Nine years later, while filming his cameo in Escape from L.A. (1996), the first thing Kurt Russell said to Bruce Campbell on the set was, jokingly, "Say 'work shed'". See more »
When Ash chops off his hand, blood sprays all over his face. In the very next shot, the blood is gone. See more »
[Looking at a picture in the Necronomicon of Ash himself]
In 1300 AD they called this man the uh, 'hero from the sky'. He was prophesied to have destroyed the evil.
He didn't do a very good job...
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The sequel to the ultimate experience in grueling horror See more »
Raimi and Campbell are back for a bigger and juicier sequel!
Evil Dead II (1987) After the huge success of the first film, Sam Raimi and
Bruce Campbell reunite for this Quasi-Remake/Sequel. Ash and his lady
are off on a nice trip through the woods. They stop off and rest inside an
old cabin. Does Ash realize that he's been here before, or hasn't he? Raimi and company (armed with a bigger budget and over the top special effects) bring us the second installment of the Evil Dead series. This film focuses
more on black humor and camp instead of shock and horror. Technically
this film is far superior to the one that was release a few years back and in many ways it's a better film.
What a better way to spend the night? Watch Evil Dead II with some of
your friends and let the party begin! Leave all logic at the door.
Remember, this is a movie, and a fun one at that.
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