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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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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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Fear What You Will Become 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  »

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$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 pitched the film as the audience watching something they are not supposed to watch. See more »

Goofs

When Mia is underneath the pick up truck trying to work the chainsaw, she has cotton wool in her right ear. See more »

Quotes

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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References City of the Living Dead (1980) See more »

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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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Sam Raimi has left the building
13 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Okay, fellow Dead-ites, I was willing to give Mr. Raimi the benefit of the doubt; even though he didn't direct this unfortunate happenstance of a movie, he did have a say in who did direct it. Therefore, I was willing to believe it would be something that his fellow Dead-ites would enjoy, but that just was not what happened. It was like watching Cabin in the Woods, with a mish-mash of The Ring and The Exorcist thrown in for good measure. I mean, really? Really? Do NOT watch this film and expect it to be even remotely entertaining as the original is. It does not have the same grit and fun, and the characters are a joke (but not a joke as in ha-ha, but more like, Oh God, no no). It's hard to have empathy for cardboard, so who cares if they get killed? Disappointing doesn't cover it. Mr. Raimi, get out of the backseat and start driving. Obviously it only works when you are at the wheel. When we watched Drag Me to Hell in the theater, we were laughing our asses off while the rest of the audience screamed and gasped...that's the magic we are missing.


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