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 -  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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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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$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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During an interview in April 2013 , director Fede Alvarez stated that there would be an extended version "at some point". It still remains unclear when this version will be released. (April 2014) See more »

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Mia loses the cap of the chainsaw, but it comes back on when Mia is underneath the pick up truck. See more »

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Mia: I don't know what's wrong with you people. There's something dead, and it reeks.
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Baby, Little Baby
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Performed by Jane Levy and Shiloh Fernandez
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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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