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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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A follow-up to Fede Alvarez's remake of Sam Raimi's 1981 film "The Evil Dead."

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

Quotes

Abomination Mia: You're gonna die here, you pathetic junkie.
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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 »

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Referenced in Pride & Prejudice & Zombies (2013) 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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This film didn't have a single point of comedy in it..
6 July 2013 | by See all my reviews

A trademark and main distinctive feature of Evil Dead is the dark comedy and jokes/ catchy one liners. This element was completely cut from the film.

If a film maker is going to change one of the fundamental points of a film they should just use a different name for the film. Instead they cash in on a previous franchises success by suckers Evil Dead fans in to paying to watch the film which ISN'T EVIL DEAD. Sure location and back story/ the general idea is the same but it barely even fits in the same genre... this was a gore horror... the original was SO much more.

I was that disappointed I almost couldn't be bothered writing a review... but after the credits came the biggest bird flipping of them all from the man himself. And it's the reason I came on here to add to the many voices of discontent. It's as if the makers of the film thought "hahahah, and at the end... right after the credits... just to rub it in the faces of all the original fans who wasted their money on a cash-in insultingly bad copy of a beloved franchise... we'll do this! arghahaha"

Fede Alvarez, I am now on a life long boycott of your films. Well done sir.


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