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Evil Dead (2013)

 -  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 ...
Teenager
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Harold
Sian Davis ...
Old Woman
Stephen Butterworth ...
Toothless Redneck
Karl Willetts ...
Long Haired Redneck
Randal Wilson ...
Abomination Mia
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Demon (voice)
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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

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Fear What You Will Become See more »

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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)  »

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Evil Dead  »

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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Trivia

Gillian Jacobs auditioned for the role of Mia but lost to Lily Collins. Collins later dropped out and was replaced by Jane Levy. See more »

Goofs

When David is burying Mia, she speaks with no impairment despite her tongue having been split lengthwise. See more »

Quotes

Mia: [possessed, to Natalie] I can smell your filthy soul.
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Remake of The Evil Dead (1981) 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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Remake by 21st Century Horror Template
1 July 2013 | by See all my reviews

Enough of the remakes!

I can't think of any redeeming qualities of the movie other than the color processing was nice and high-contrast, and the orchestral score, while completely ineffective, was well performed.

Other than that, take several random forgettable actors from the last forgettable horror remake you've seen, put them in this, kill them in sequential order and you have the Evil Dead remake.

After years of Exorcist/possession, "kids in the woods" movies post-Friday the 13th, I think we've covered all the ground that needs to be covered. If there was anything to explore beyond that, "Cabin in the Woods" did so.

This was a waste of time and energy for all parties involved.


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