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Evil Dead (2013)

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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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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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$17,000,000 (estimated)

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$25,775,847 (USA) (5 April 2013)

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$54,239,856 (USA) (7 June 2013)
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Trivia

In one of the first scenes within the cabin, a Uruguayan soccer team flag, of which the director Fede Alvarez is a fan, can partly be seen on top of a table. See more »

Goofs

The double barrel shotgun keeps changing. It goes from having a pistol grip stock to a full stock. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Toothless Redneck: I've got the bitch!
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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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Featured in Half in the Bag: Evil Dead (2013) 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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A decent remake
14 September 2013 | by (São Paulo, Brazil) – See all my reviews

I was excited to watch The Evil Dead remake after finally having seen the original trilogy. I thought this film was okay, but the main problem I have with the remake is that it didn't really scare me. There are lots of gore and bloody scenes, but I just couldn't feel the same atmosphere from the original Evil Dead here. The use of practical effects was a nice alternative to the CGI dominance these days and I'm all for that. There are a few gross moments that seem realistic and I think they wouldn't look as good by using CGI. The acting was actually all right and I found it more believable and not annoying like some of the characters were in the first two films. Another positive aspect I can say is that director Fede Alvarez does a nice homage to the franchise by recreating the same location and elements from it. He also adds a few interesting twists to the story and some scenes look visually impressive. Nevertheless, I just didn't find the movie effective in giving me the scares so that's a major problem, being a horror film.


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