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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. 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 ...
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Stephen Butterworth ...
Karl Willetts ...
Randal Wilson ...
Abomination Mia
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Demon (voice)
Bob Dorian ...
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Cheryl from the Original 'Evil Dead' (voice)
Inca ...
Grandpa the Dog
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Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The most terrifying film you will ever experience. See more »

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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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Release Date:

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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Did You Know?

Trivia

Agnes Bruckner and Thora Birch auditioned for the role of Natalie. See more »

Goofs

Mia's necklace is broken near the beginning of the film and is miraculously back together by the time she puts it on. See more »

Quotes

Mia: You shouldn't have touched anything from that basement.
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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

Referenced in Home Bound (2014) 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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Freakin Awesome!
30 May 2013 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

One of the best horror films I've ever seen. It didn't shy away from the elements of horror like so many mainstream horror films do these days. It was unafraid to pack as much blood, guts, scares, suspense and action as was possible within a couple hours. I don't think any of the actors are going to be receiving and Oscar but they did a damn good job considering what type of film this is! Their performances really help maintain the atmosphere, especially Jane Levy as Mia. Not to mention she is fine as french wine! If you're a horror fan and haven't seen this movie get on it. I saw it 3 times in theatres and it got better every time.


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