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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.

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Old Woman
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Abomination Mia
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Cheryl from the Original 'Evil Dead' (voice)
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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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)  »

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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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Trivia

According to reports in the press, the film used 70,000 gallons of fake blood. In an interview, Fede Alvarez said they used 50,000 gallons for the final scene alone. This is compared to the 200-300 gallons used in the original. See more »

Goofs

In the first half of the movie Mia severely scalds herself with boiling water leaving large blisters and burns on her face. These marks disappear without explanation in the film's finale. 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 »

Connections

References Evil Dead II (1987) 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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Should be called "Worst movie of our Generation"
10 April 2013 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I have seen some terrible movies in my time, and when I say terrible, I mean any movie that ever starred Billy Blanks or Jalal Merhi terrible, so I want you to fully understand my meaning when I say this movie is absolutely awful. It might have been the fact that I am such a fan of the original series, and bought into the nonsense hype for the film, and was soundly and brutally disappointed.

Everything about this film is terrible. There is not a single thing about it that is actually scary, and is in fact, so stupid in its presentation that any notion of fear is quickly pushed aside to the overwhelming "Seriously??!!" that you scream for the entire 90 minutes. The characters themselves are so one-dimensional and stupid, that it is impossible to feel anything for their violent ends other then elation. This is one of the few movies where I was rooting for the demon. The whole movie is sloppy in its presentation, with more detail being given to fancy murder scenes that hope to distract the viewer with hyper gore so they'll ignore how bad and stupid the entire story is.

Don't bother with this film. Don't even rent it. Just forget it exists. Hopefully the rest of the world will too.


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