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Evil Dead (2013)

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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.

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Mia
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Phoenix Connolly ...
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Abomination Mia
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Demon (voice)
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Cheryl from the Original 'Evil Dead' (voice)
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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The most terrifying film you will ever experience. See more »

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Fantasy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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5 April 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Posesión infernal  »

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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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

During pre-production and during every meeting, they always planned for a hard R. The studio never said pull back until the MPAA rated the film NC-17. See more »

Goofs

The double barrel shotgun keeps changing. It goes from having a pistol grip stock to a full stock. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Eric: [explaining Mia's possession] This thing is attached to Mia's soul like a leech. If I'm reading this right, it's become her. If we want to help Mia... we're gonna have to kill her.
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Crazy Credits

The credit for the actors stand-in body doubles is listed as, "Fake Shemps" in reference to The Three Stooges. See more »

Connections

References Evil Dead II (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

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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Perfectly acceptable horror, but it's no future classic
20 March 2015 | by (Birkenhead United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

(53%) A remake of a horror comedy classic, only with almost all the comedy removed, and most of the fun, and the low budget charm, the crazy trippy scenes of madness, Bruce Campbell, the black humour, all with the added fact that this will be largely forgotten about an hour or a so after watching while the original can be played vividly in my mind scene by scene from beginning to end. So as a remake I'd stick with hugely fun Evil Dead 2, but with all that's been said this is still an okay watch. It doesn't add anything to it by saying this is the highest quality of all the Evil Dead movies, mainly because here they had a budget of over $100 to spend, but this is well shot with good production values and some very graphic blood and gore. And by the end that's the only thing you'll be able to slightly remember from this throwaway rehash of low budget horror perfection.


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