Evil Dead II (1987)
Professor Knowby's dead wife is said to be in the "fruit cellar."
Title reference in film's subtitle of "Dead by Dawn."
Elements of Ash's fights with his hand are identical to those featured in this Sam Raimi short.
A ripped-up poster for ANOES is in the cabin. This was part of a running gag between Wes Craven and Sam Raimi who made a point to reference each other in the movies frequently at this time.
Movie theater Patrick and his date go to are playing Evil Dead II
Poster is shown in a video store.
Blood covers the light, casting a red glow over the room.
long, animated necks elonging from body scene
Darkman says the line: "They took my hand!" In a very similar way that Ash says: "Give me back my hand!" It is possible that Bruce Campbell actually supplied the voice for Darkman at this point in the film.
Both Chucky & Ash replace thier hands (after it's been cut off) with a weapon
It is mentioned on the cover of an issue of Gorezone magazine.
Movie poster seen in bedroom.
The vines of the house wrap around Ms. Craven like the tree branches in Evil Dead 2.
a movie poster can be seen in a cinema
Azul whistles to Maurico's goons, like Ash does to Marietta
Main character wears an Evil Dead II hat throughout the movie
Seen on video store shelf in 'Video Review'
Poster is shown.
Video case is shown in a video store.
Mike: "Lemon Sisters II: Dead by Dawn"
Hudsucker Proxy was an "evil incantation" in the script of ED2 that never made it to the final film.
several severed hand gags lifted directly
Poster on wall
Gary refers to the film.
When Evil Ed chases on of the robbers, the scene recreates the chase in Evil Dead 2
Duke references Ash with the line "Groovy!"
At the hideout towards the end, Grimsrud is watching a soap opera on TV featuring Bruce Campbell. When Grimsrud mentions to Carl that they are supposed to split the Ciera, Carl raves, "How the fuck do you split a car, ya dummy? With a fuckin' chainsaw?" The movie takes place in 1987, the same year that Evil Dead II, starring Bruce Campbell--and a chainsaw--was released.
Children discuss Evil Dead II plot points
"I'm dead before dawn! I'm dead before dawn!" - The User
One of the enemies is a dismembered hand that runs around chanting "I'll swallow your soul!"
Blade fighting with his own hand. Also Blade says "I promise you, you'll be dead by dawn." Which is the subtitle to this film and also a repeated line.
Inspector Darryl Morris (Dorian Gregory) asks Inspector Andy Trudeau (T.W. King) if his favorite movie is Ghostbusters. Trudeau says that it is Evil Dead II.
Charlie Sheen jokes "I'll swallow your soul!", which is a quote from Evil Dead 2, to his little girl.
Poster on the living room wall.
The movie poster can be seen, Tim immitates the stance of the woman on it. Additionally, when Mike finishes constructing his paintball gun, he says "Groovy" in a manner similar to Ash.
The movie's poster can be seen on the wall.
Bruce Campbell says they worked with the special effects people on Evil Dead II and decided to use them again for this film.
Photograph is shown.
It is mentioned in a website. Also, DVD is shown ("Evil Dead II"/"Evil Dead 2: Dead By Dawn").
The woman spinning around the tree is a reference to this film.
Poster on the wall of the flat.
Poster seen in flat.
Poster seen in flat.
A poster for the film can be seen on the wall of the flat.
The 'Blues Campbell Right Arm' chainsaw (not really a reference to Evil Dead part 1, but part 2)
When Bill sits on the toilet, he reads a comic with the movie poster of Evil Dead II as the back cover.
Contains discussion of entire Evil Dead series
Copy of 'shaky cam' effect running through the woods. Also, one of the squad is named Bruce Campbell.
poster in petter room
Harvey shows the soundtrack album to Jack.
Much of the storyline with the mobsters trapped in the cabin being chased by zombies parallels Evil Dead & Evil Dead 2. Raimi's trademark POV shots are used distinctly in this segment as well.
referenced as part of the documentary
Elizabeth's father fights a severed hand just like Ash in Evil Dead II.
one shot recreated, similar plot device involving chainsaw as weapon
When Lawrence saws his foots off, it is a direct reference to when Ash saws his hand off in Evil Dead II
Open reference by a character
a signed Bruce Campbell photo says "Not 'groovy' "
The fat woman arriving in the truck, looks almost exactly like the "mother-zombie" from Evil Dead 2; including the destroyed right eye.
poster on the wall near the kitchen
The shot looking down into The Winchester's cellar is identical to a shot looking down into the fruit cellar in Evil Dead 2.
In Neil's last nightmare, a ghost says to him "I'll swallow your soul!"
In the operating theatre, Doctor Octopus' tentacle races towards one of the doctors in an identical shot to the infamous "flying eyeball" sequence.
Recreates the shot of Ash burying Linda and plunging a cross into the ground
in the mansion level cutscene the "deerhunter" (while it is still wall mounted) mimics the motions of the mounted deerhead in the evil dead 2
Bruce Campbell fighting with his own hand.
Chainsaw on the wall and flying eyeballs.
Poster seen on wall.
"I'll swallow your soul!" -Santa
Video case, posters and t-shirts are shown.
on cover of Fangoria magazine
It is mentioned in a magazine.
(grabs chainsaw when fighting zombies) "Ash would be so proud."
The village people give Bruce a sawn off shotgun and a chainsaw after mistaking him for Ash from this movie. In Evil Dead II, Ash used a sawn off shotgun and a chainsaw as his weapons.
Movie poster in background, referenced in commentary
In the scene when the house is swallowed by the sink-hole, the chiming clock is a nod to Evil Dead II.
Alice whistles to the zombies, like Ash does to Marietta
Shiki's hand is possessed by a demonic entity, Shiki chops her hand like Ash did
The crawling, severed hand.
one scene reacted on stage
a boy is selling this DVD
line reference "dead by dawn"
Characters discussing it. Character uses chainsaw to amputate infected arm remarkably similarly to Ash cutting off his possessed hand.
It is referenced in a comic magazine.
Handkerchief attack to Christine references the hand attack to Ash.
Spoony wonders why it's called a sequel
Referenced after the first kiss with Sa5m
Simone sawing off her arm it is a direct reference to when Ash saws his hand off in Evil Dead II
Discusses fighting zombies w/ shotgun & chainsaw
Blood covers the light, casting a red glow over the room.
The shots of Dale gearing up resembles that of Ash attaching the chainsaw to his arm.
In Hartman's Cauldron Lake Lodge, there's a stuffed deer head possessed by Dark Presence.
Eli Roth mentions this movie during interview
in overview on Sam Raimi's career
The gearing up montage is an homage to Evil Dead 2 and Army of Darkness. It's even punctuated with Bruce Campbell's "Groovy."
A group of punk rockers become infected, resorting to cutting off their hands with a chainsaw and creating a weaponized arm out of said chainsaw and various gauges of shotguns.
A character quotes the "Groovy" line
The scene where Abby is in the pawn shop getting supplies is a reference to the scene where Ash gets supplies from the shed. The shots and cutting method are almost identical.
snap zooms are direct homage to the Evil Dead series
"... is causing the house to go all Evil Dead II and shit?"
Doug compares Killer Klowns & Killer Tomatoes to Evil Dead 2.
Woman seen wearing a Lego version of Chainsaw welding Ash.
Oancitizen balks at the notion that this got a Criterion release
Moving shot from bully's P.O.V.
Adam acts like the unseen force in the woods
Marty mistakes the wolf's head on the wall for a moose. In the cabin of the films "Evil Dead" there is a moose head on the wall.
Person fights demonic creatures using a chainsaw.
Joy and Chuck talk about it
"Miss Dead by Dawn swallow your soul"
Attilio takes a kick in the head when he passed out as Ash in Evil Dead 2
DVD is shown ("La casa II").
Groovy Workshed is the production company's name, which came from 2 iconic words uttered separately by Ash in Evil Dead 2.
Nicotero states that Evil Dead 2 was when the founders of KNB first decided they could run a shop together, and a still of Nicotero puppeteering Henrietta on the set of Evil Dead 2 is shown briefly.
A character of Split Second was visually inspired by deadites.
Ash's dismembered hand giving the middle finger can be seen illustrated in the Naturom Demonto.
DVD and video case are shown.
Caleb referring to another of his tattoos. "You think that's cool, check this out. Evil Dead 2, Sami Raimi, 1987."
Brock asked Ash how he lost his hand.
The film is mentioned.
DVD is shown.
Mentioned as Greg Nicotero's previous works in special effects.
Video case is shown.
The scene where the camera is traveling across the forest at high speed, around a thread that is attached to dozens of trees.
mentioned by Rachel
Zombie Falcon tells Ant Man he'll "Swallow his soul" and then Ant Man retaliates by going down Falcon's throat and growing larger, tearing him apart. Ant Man then adds "Who's laughing now?" Both lines borrowed from Sam Raimi's Evil Dead 2.
DVD on Carl's shelf. Also, The demonic rendition of the "Mockingbird" song is a reference to this film.
Tara Reid's character April replaces her lost hand with a circular saw just like Bruce Campbell's character Ash does with a chainsaw
DVD on the shelf.
"Dead by Dawn" displayed on wall art in Forrest's apartment.
"My God, this is where they shot Evil Dead II."
Poster in Background
"Ripped off" by film-within-film "Utmark"
"Evil Dead II" is shown behind the main subject as he speaks about his love for horror movies. Credited in end credits as well.
clips from this movie are shown
clips are featured to illustrate the best movie fight scenes
Clips of the movie were shown.
This film is featured in this episode.
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
It is playing on the TV in Psycho Ed's living room.
Robert Englund alludes to it. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
"For all I know, it's the Evil Dead that's hunting them."
clip is shown
"Darkheart sounds like the Evil Dead demons"
Documentary about the making of the film. Clips shown.
Clips of a man mutilating himself are played against the robot's antics
movie is reviewed
clip where Ash is sucked into the vortex is shown
"I feel like Ash in Evil Dead 2 trying to keep the bullshit from seeping through the walls."
clip shown in Longbox promo
The agressive zoom in on a grandfather clock.
Daisy sees ghostly faces which are made to look exactly like the ghostly face that appears in this film, they also act the same, speak the same and serve a similar purpose.
hand is cut off and replaced by a chainsaw; character fights with his own decapitated hand
Bruce Campbell fights his own hand.
Steve grabs weapons, says "groovy" like Ash and whacks himself in the head
Turkic attaches his chainsaw dick and says "Gravy"
scenes from the film reenacted by animated claymation cats
Dr. Goodwill is a parody of Dr. Knowby and is played on a reel to reel as the "booklet of the dead" is opened