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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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Abomination Mia
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Inca ...
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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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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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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Trivia

The wrecked car near the cabin that Mia sits on at the beginning of the film is an Oldsmobile Delta 88. This is model of car Ash drives in the original and is an homage to director Sam Raimi who has stated that one of these cars is present in every film he has directed. See more »

Goofs

In the final scenes, the blood on Mia's face changes a number of times, not only the pattern, but it changes from dry blood to wet blood (which makes no sense because it is raining blood). See more »

Quotes

Abomination Mia: I will feast on your soul!
Mia: Feast on this motherfucker!
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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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For a certain set of fans, this is heaven
7 May 2013 | by See all my reviews

I hate to do this but I guess in the interest of fairness and objectivity I should begin by saying that the IMDb rating is probably more accurate than my own. That's because for most people, you will either love it or hate it. It's pure indulgence, all gore and very little in the way of character development (especially the character Natalie, I kept forgetting she was even there for the first half of the film). But it rises above others in this genre by foregoing the usual fake looking CG effects in favor of classic f/x makeup and camera tricks. This adds greatly to the drama by making the feel of the film more edgy and while there are very few "scary" moments the overall effect is 90min of unnerving action. This is a must see film for any horror fan, which almost sounds like blasphemy considering its a remake! But it never tries to copy the original, it simply pays humble homage to it. It even expands upon the mythology. My suggestion is to see this before it leaves theaters. There's nothing quite like seeing a great horror film with a crowd of people. Hearing all the laughs, the screams, and the gasps of disgust as everyone collectively refrains from vomiting is an experience worth the hefty ticket price.


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