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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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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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Near the middle to end of the credits you can start to hear a story of a man describing the book and what has happened to him from reading the book out loud. See more »

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

Quotes

Mia: [possessed] Why don't you come down here so I can suck your cock, pretty boy?
David: Mia?
Mia: Mia's not here you fucking idiot! Your little sister's being raped in hell!
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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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NOT Exactly What Its Hyperbolic Poster Would Have Us Believe
23 April 2013 | by (Quezon City, Philippines) – See all my reviews

I have not seen the original 1981 "Evil Dead" by Sam Raimi, so I am judging this film on its own merit, not on how loyal it was to the original. Horror film that I am, I must say I do not like blood and gore type horror films. So the fact that this film had gallons of blood and gore splattering, gushing and dripping all over the place certainly did not make me like it more.

The premise was rather shallow. Five people are gathered in one lonely cabin in the woods supposedly to help one of them, Mia, get over heroin addiction. However, when one of them finds a chain-bound book in the basement and started reading the mysterious words it warned him NOT to read, then the demon awakens and the bloody mayhem begins, killing them one by one, until the inevitable last man (or woman) standing.

Nothing was spared to make each member of the cast all bloodied up. There just happened to be an electric knife, a nail gun, a chainsaw, anything and everything to slice, to stab, to dismember, to maim, everything to make a gory film gory. So if you hate blood, you should not watch this at all. Gallons and gallons of blood-like liquid were used in shooting this film.

As I have mentioned, I do not particularly like blood and gore type horror films. I went into this movie not knowing that this would be like "Halloween," "Texas Chainsaw" or similar massacre type films. I confess I cringed and averted my eyes alright, as there were truly disgusting scenes. But I have to say that this definitely was NOT the "astonishing," "astounding," "awesome," and "near perfect experience" that its hyperbolic poster would have us believe.


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