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Evil Dead -- 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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Evil Dead -- Mia, a young woman struggling with sobriety, heads to a remote cabin with her brother and three friends, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods.
Evil Dead -- Mia, a young woman struggling with sobriety, heads to a remote cabin with her brother and a group of friends, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads to danger and horror.

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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Fede Alvarez (screenplay) &
Rodo Sayagues (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
5 April 2013 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
The most terrifying film you will ever experience. See more »
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
9 wins & 12 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(634 articles)
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User Reviews:
Horror Genre Perfection - and a damn good reboot of a great trilogy. See more (749 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Directed by
Fede Alvarez 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Fede Alvarez (screenplay by) &
Rodo Sayagues (screenplay by)

Sam Raimi (based on the motion picture "The Evil Dead", written by)

Produced by
Bruce Campbell .... producer
Sally Campbell .... line producer
Joseph Drake .... executive producer
Nathan Kahane .... executive producer
Matthew F. Leonetti Jr. .... co-producer
Sam Raimi .... producer
Peter Schlessel .... executive producer
Robert G. Tapert .... producer
 
Original Music by
Roque Baños 
 
Cinematography by
Aaron Morton 
 
Film Editing by
Bryan Shaw 
 
Casting by
Sari Knight 
Faith Martin 
Mandy Sherman 
 
Production Design by
Robert Gillies 
 
Costume Design by
Sarah Voon 
 
Makeup Department
Patrick Baxter .... prosthetics supervisor
Kevin Carter .... special effects contact lenses
C.J. Goldman .... special makeup effects artist
Gabrielle Henderson .... assistant makeup artist
Suzy Lee .... makeup artist
Roger Murray .... prosthetic designer
Jane O'Kane .... hair designer
Jane O'Kane .... makeup designer
Dan Perry .... head prosthetic technician
Claire Rutledge .... hair stylist
Claire Rutledge .... makeup artist
Vinnie Smith .... key hair and make up artist
 
Production Management
John Portnoy .... post-production supervisor
Matt Tate .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sophie Calver .... second second assistant director
Luke Robinson .... first assistant director
David Fraser Young .... third assistant director
 
Art Department
Mohamed Azrar .... painter (host segments)
Ed Butler .... storyboard artist
Rachael Cooper-White .... art department coordinator
Matt Cornelius .... property master
Eti Eves .... carpenter
Alistair Gillies .... set designer
Troy Hannett .... head scenic
Wade Hannett .... lead hand scenic artist
Etienne Harris .... painter
Fraser Harvey .... contruction manager
Karl Kwidor .... carpenter
Peter Mackinnon .... carpenter
Momr .... painter
Ethan Montgomery-Williams .... scenic painter
Jenny Morgan .... art department coordinator: temp cover only
Roger Murray .... prop designer
Karin Reinink .... props buyer
Tane Topia .... carpenter
Santiago Vecino .... conceptual storyboard artist
 
Sound Department
Benjamin James Bradshaw .... assistant sound editor
Ryan Briley .... assistant adr editor
Nash Cubero Jr. .... foley mixer
Robert Dehn .... sound studio manager
Chris Diebold .... sound effects editor
Stephen Hunter Flick .... sound designer
Trevor Gates .... sound effects editor
Jason Gaya .... adr mixer
Angela Hemingway .... dialogue editor
Steven Iba .... sound effects editor
Steven Iba .... supervising adr editor
Richard Kitting .... additional sound re-recording mixer
Jonathan Miller .... supervising sound designer
Jonathan Miller .... supervising sound editor
Stuart Provine .... sound designer
Leah Putlek .... sound effects editor
Zachary Schmitt .... foley editor
Spencer Schwieterman .... foley mixer
Kelly Stewart .... boom operator: dailies
Jonathan Wales .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
George Buckleton .... special effects technician
Mike Cahill .... special effects technician
Byron Connew .... special effects technician
Jason Durey .... special effects supervisor
Nori Honda .... prosthetics technician
Richard Schuler .... special effects foreman
Jody Taylor .... special effects senior technician
Rowan Tweed .... special effects technician
Rob Vickers .... special effects technician
 
Visual Effects by
Cody Amos .... effects technical director
Jacob Leaf .... matchmove supervisor
Sarah-Jane Lloyd .... visual effects artist
Marko Los .... visual effects artist
Pamela Morrow .... visual effects artist
Carol Petrie .... visual effects producer
George Ritchie .... visual effects supervisor
Raka Sarkar .... visual effects artist
Casey Smith .... visual effects artist
Hugh Smith .... visual effects artist
Meow Nutjaree Wannasri .... visual effects artist
Pania Williams .... matchmove & camera tracker technical director
Kirstin Wright .... visual effects lead: mouth interiors, bathroom
 
Stunts
Genevieve Aitken .... stunt double
Ryan Carey .... stunt double: Eric
Gareth Courtney .... stunt double: David
Shane Dawson .... stunt coordinator
Amanda Dyar .... stunts
Kenny King .... stunts
Allan Poppleton .... supervising stunt coordinator
Crystal Pratt .... stunt double: Jane Levy (as Crystal Branch-Vickers)
Lauren Shaw .... stunt driving double
Erika Takacs .... stunt department coordinator
Gemma Weston .... stunt double: Olivia
Ashlee Fidow .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John Bell .... lighting technician (2013)
Bill Boycroft .... camera trainee
Hayden Dudley .... lighting assistant
Raymond Edwards .... second assistant "a" camera
Danny Fepuleai .... lighting assistant
Kirsty Griffin .... still photographer
Ewan Hall .... lighting assistant
Stacey Hui .... lighting assistant
Blair Ihaka .... first assistant: a camera
Pedro Luque .... additional photography
Sam Mathews .... digital imaging technician
Andrew McGeorge .... b camera operator
Tommy Park .... a cam dolly grip
Puna Patumaka .... lighting assistant
Gareth Robinson .... key grip
David Steel .... second assistant b camera
Johnny Yarrel .... first assistant b camera
David Steel .... additional steadicam operator (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Rosie Galbraith .... costume assistant
Louise George .... costume: intern
Ann Mockett .... costume maker
James Rogers .... textile artist/breakdown artist
 
Editorial Department
Gwen Norcliffe .... assistant editor
Lance Spindler .... color timer
Jay Trautman .... assistant editor
Gerard Ward .... digital colorist
Peter Williams .... colorist: dailies
 
Music Department
Roque Baños .... conductor
Roque Baños .... orchestrator
Ginés Carrión .... assistant orchestrator
Ginés Carrión .... music copyist
Felix Erskine .... music programmer
Geoff Foster .... music score engineer
Stephanie Gonley .... concertmaster
Maarten Hofmeijer .... music editor
Kira Moreno .... music preparation
Colin Sheen .... orchestra contractor
M.V. Gerhard .... soundtrack producer (uncredited)
Dan Goldwasser .... soundtrack producer (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Matt Johnston .... driver: cast
Juliet Williams .... additional cast driver
 
Other crew
Avianca Bohm .... stand-in
Alan Brash .... production accountant
Bridget Briley .... clearance coordinator
Hailey Cho .... miscellaneous crew
Katie Christian .... assistant to Nathan Kahane
Mathías Chumino .... opening title sequence editor (as Matias Chumino)
Jamie Clevenger .... assistant to Matthew Leonetti, Jr.
Matt Cunningham .... dcp supervisor
Thomas Devereaux .... production intern
Thomas Easden .... stand-in
Meryl Emmerton .... production executive
Mike Estes .... assistant: Bruce Campbell
Diana Goulding .... unit publicist
Sylvia Guerra .... production secretary
Aria Harrison .... script supervisor
Harry Harrison .... location manager
Brett Higginson .... location scout
Mike Holloway .... location scout
Sophia Johnson .... stand-in
Dot Kyle .... production assistant coordinator
Paul Michael Merryman .... assistant: Mr. Raimi
Paul Murray .... stand-in
Greg Padoa .... stand-in
Megan Pretorius .... stand-in
Bernadette Rivero .... story consultant
Rachael Sheehan .... assistant accountant
Greg Snodgrass .... production counsel
Sarah Spurway .... production coordinator
Shushila Takao .... stand-in
Juan Tambolini .... electronic press kit
Antje Wenzel .... stand-in
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for strong bloody violence and gore, some sexual content and language
Runtime:
91 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Argentina:18 | Australia:R | Brazil:18 | Canada:18A (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Ontario) | Canada:16+ (Québec) | Chile:14 | Denmark:15 | Finland:K-16 (original rating) | Finland:K-18 (re-rating) | France:16 | Germany:18 (DVD release) (cut) | Germany:Not Rated (SPIO/JK) (DVD release) (uncut) | Germany:18 (theatrical release) (uncut) | Iceland:18 | Ireland:18 | Italy:VM14 | Japan:R18+ | Japan:R15+ (edited version) | Malaysia:(Banned) | Malaysia:18 (edited version) | Mexico:C | Netherlands:16 | New Zealand:R18 | Peru:18 | Philippines:R-18 | Portugal:M/18 | Singapore:R21 | Singapore:M18 (edited version) | South Korea:18 | Spain:16 | Sweden:15 | Switzerland:18 | UK:18 | USA:R (certificate #47883) | USA:NC-17 (original rating) | Ukraine:(Banned)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Many of the clips shown in the preceding trailers were either not used in the actual movie or were altered in the film.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The double barrel shotgun keeps changing. It goes from having a pistol grip stock to a full stock.See more »
Quotes:
Eric:[possessed] He's coming.See more »
Soundtrack:
Baby, Little BabySee more »

FAQ

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How do the demons in this film differ from the original?
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44 out of 82 people found the following review useful.
Horror Genre Perfection - and a damn good reboot of a great trilogy., 18 May 2013
Author: Elaviel from Australia

Horror Genre perfection.

Much like Evil Dead 2 - this takes the original idea and reworks it in an original way. A completely solid and well written horror movie that gets under your skin like horror should. Real horror fans will not be disappointed. Fans of the original have no reason to dislike this film if they truly enjoy good solid horror.

Critics should be educated on the difference between the Horror Genre and the Thriller Genre. A horror movie not scaring you isn't a valid criticism. Neither are complaints about gore. Horror movies aren't supposed to scare you. They are supposed to horrify you. They play on your primal fears and cause negative emotions to arise as a result. Being scared has nothing to do with how good a horror movie is.

Incidentally I think that is why horror movies get such terrible reviews from critics. A fundamental misunderstanding of the genre. The belief that they are supposed to feel frightened - so when instead they feel revolted by the gore or implications of a scene they react negatively to it.

This was genuinely the best pure horror movie to be released in mainstream cinemas in the last decade.

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