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Evil Ed (1995)

 -  Horror | Comedy  -  2 May 1997 (Sweden)
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A mild-mannered film editor is assigned to cut a series of infamous slasher films and is driven murderously insane by the miles of extremely violent footage he edits.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Johan Rudebeck ...
Edward "Eddie" Tor Swenson
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Nick
Olof Rhodin ...
Sam Campbell
Camela Leierth ...
Mel
Gert Fylking ...
SWAT team lieutenant
Cecilia Ljung ...
Barbara
Michael Kallaanvaara ...
Tom McClane
Hans Wilhelmsson ...
Weld / Patient / Lunatic
Anders Ek ...
Janitor
Memory Garp ...
Office clerk
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Man in movie 'Tillbaka till Årjäng'
Odile Nunes ...
Woman in movie 'Tillbaka till Årjäng'
Ulf Landergren ...
Head of culture film department
Jenny Forslund ...
Editor, culture film department
Therese Malmer ...
Girl at Splatter & Gore Department / Sexy Patient
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Storyline

Eddie Tor Swenson is a mild-mannered film editor with a wife, child, and a comfortable job editing art and drama films for a major studio. Following the suicide of their editor, heartless studio exec Sam Campbell transfers Ed to his department, the Splatter & Gore Department, to finish what the original editor was doing: editing the highly profitable but extremely violent Loose Limbs series of slashers. Sam allows Ed the use of his secluded country cottage so Ed can go about his work undisturbed, or so he thinks. The seclusion and the constant exposure to the violent nature and content of the films he's editing start to drive Ed insane. What begins as hallucinations leads to Ed's darker, murderous side emerging, and it puts the lives of everyone around him in danger: whether it be the film-buff studio warehouse man, or even Ed's family... Written by Kyle Palkowski

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Horror | Comedy

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Rated R for sadistic violence and gore, language and some sexuality in a horror comedy | See all certifications »

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2 May 1997 (Sweden)  »

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SEK 250,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The main character Edward says of the film he is cutting, 'Loose limbs': "In the movie, there's a girl who gets raped by a beaver and then shot in the head with a bazooka." Rumour has it that this scene was cut and destroyed from "Evil Ed". See more »

Goofs

When the policeman is shot, and claims that Ed made a "nice shot", he's got blood on his face. But when he falls over on the floor, the blood and the cigar have gone. See more »

Quotes

Bondage Face: Don't thank ME, thank SCIENCE!
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Crazy Credits

The characters and events in this motion picture are fictional, any similarity to actual persons living, dead, undead, living dead, re-animated or ressurrected is purely coincidel. See more »

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References Cherry 2000 (1987) See more »

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Fight it back
Performed by E-type
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User Reviews

Another brick in the horror wall
18 March 2004 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Man jus saw this movie and was it good? ooh yeah it was better.The story's quite simple we have this crazy movie guy who is told to edit European horror trash for dime a dozen, so our man Ed yeah that's' his name goes on editing these horror stuff until he becomes one such looney horror character and then the gorefest begins.Chessy dailogues,total blood mayhem,silly girls,lousy lookin monster yeah u got all the gore stuff right in there. So ye good men all I advice is to leave ur good brains behind for its time to be sic. Coming to the gore ratings i giveth 5 otta 5.And for all u guys out there looking for an intelligent movie this movie's surely aint for u.


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