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Evil Dead (2013)

R | | 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.

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Abomination Mia
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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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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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Posesión infernal  »

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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

The film was banned in Ukraine for its extreme violence. 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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[first lines]
Toothless Redneck: I've got the bitch!
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Referenced in The Smiling Man (2014) 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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If you value your precious time, watch something else...
24 August 2014 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

This mixed bag borrows its few "scares" from good horror films such as The Exorcist. There is not 1 ounce of originality here. None of the main characters are intelligent or likable. Other characters remain a mystery even after the credits roll. The dialogue is so terrible that it's laughable. The story is deeply flawed with blatant inconsistencies and from start to finish, it's astonishingly directionless. So much of its content is mindlessly grotesque without purpose. All physical injuries are wildly unrealistic. Say 'hello' to failed shock value because you will accurately predict every moment -- even when things are way out in left field. The duration is short but somehow feels like forever. It's so stupid I kicked myself for having wasted time watching it. I won't comment on the acting because actors require a decent script and these folks, simply weren't given one. The only pluses are: lighting, facial make-up, some special effects, and creepy set design.

Frame of reference: I'm in my 30s. I never saw the original film so I'm not comparing them. I have seen most U.S. horror films of the past 4 decades. I pay zero attention to critical reviews and always try to give films the benefit of the doubt.


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