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Evil Dead (2013)

 -  Horror  -  5 April 2013 (USA)
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Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods. The evil presence possesses them until only one is left to fight for survival.

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Mia
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Phoenix Connolly ...
Teenager
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Harold
Sian Davis ...
Old Woman
Stephen Butterworth ...
Toothless Redneck
Karl Willetts ...
Long Haired Redneck
Randal Wilson ...
Abomination Mia
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Demon (voice)
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Inca ...
Grandpa the Dog
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Storyline

Five twenty-something friends become holed up in a remote cabin. When they discover a Book of the Dead, they unwittingly summon up dormant demons living in the nearby woods, which possess the youngsters in succession until only one is left intact to fight for survival. Written by Sony Pictures Entertainment

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The most terrifying film you will ever experience. See more »

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Rated R for strong bloody violence and gore, some sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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5 April 2013 (USA)  »

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Evil Dead  »

Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$25,775,847 (USA) (5 April 2013)

Gross:

$54,239,856 (USA) (7 June 2013)
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Trivia

Fede Alvarez stated that the film will heavily rely on practical effects rather than CG effects. See more »

Goofs

After Mia crashes the car into the pond, the car has its footwells full of water. The doors are above the water line and at such an angle that it could not flood as shown. The car's depth in the pond is also inconsistent with the area immediately around the car; Mia exits the car and into the water at a depth near her waist. See more »

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David: Everything's gonna be fine!
Eric: Everything's gonna be fine? Nothing's fine. I don't know if you noticed this, but... everything's been getting worse... every second.
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Baby, Little Baby
Written by Fede Alvarez and Rodo Sayagues
Performed by Jane Levy and Shiloh Fernandez
Published by Fede Alvarez (ASCAP) and Rodo Saygues (ASCAP)
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What a waste of time and money ...
24 May 2013 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I love the original, I love Evil Dead II and I was pretty eager to see this flick. "Most shocking ... bla, bla, bla", OK, I don't care for the stunts the marketing guys try to pull off.

After 30 minutes I thought: "Hmm, when does it start?" After 60 minutes I thought: "Let's hope for the best ..." After 90 minutes I thought: "Damn, what a waste." I wasn't shocked, I was as bored as watching a commercial for a hardware store. Hammer, nails, chainsaw - you name it, they are all in there. What else? Characters I did not care for, gore that was gore for gore's sake, a funny demon straight from The Ring and annoying music.

No jokes, no over-the-top-humor, no fast pace action, nothing evil.

Sorry, Mr. Raimi, I cannot believe you liked that movie.

Next time, let Peter Jackson do a low budget remake. I guess that would rock.

Case closed.


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