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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) &
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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 »
User Reviews:
Being a huge fan it's an enormous pleasure to watch. See more (747 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
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
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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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:
Mia and David's last name is Allen.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: When David is burying Mia, she speaks with no impairment despite her tongue having been split lengthwise.See more »
Quotes:
Mia:You shouldn't have touched anything from that basement.See more »
Movie Connections:
Spoofed in Scary Movie 5 (2013)See more »
Soundtrack:
Baby, Little BabySee more »

FAQ

What is the monster that rises out of the ground?
Does Bruce Campbell appear as Ash in this film?
Is 'Evil Dead' based on a book?
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98 out of 179 people found the following review useful.
Being a huge fan it's an enormous pleasure to watch., 9 April 2013
Author: Hellmant from United States

'EVIL DEAD': Five Stars (Out of Five)

The first five star movie of 2013 is this long awaited reboot to writer/director Sam Raimi's 1981 cult classic original 'THE EVIL DEAD'. It's a loose sequel that finds a new group of young adults stumbling across the 'book of the dead', from the original trilogy, in the same cabin that iconic hero Ash and his friends did in the original two films. Raimi and actor Bruce Campbell (who played Ash) have returned as producers of the film (along with their buddy Robert G. Tapert, who produced the original three films). Raimi picked Fede Alvarez to make his feature film debut directing and co-writing the film (along with Rodo Sayagues and Diablo Cody). It stars Jane Levy (from TV's 'SUBURGATORY'), Shiloh Fernandez, Lou Taylor Pucci, Jessica Lucas and Elizabeth Blackmore. Levy plays Mia and she's supposed to reprise the role for two more films, the last of which is supposed to link this new film series to the adventures of Ash and the original films (following a 'ARMY OF DARKNESS 2' movie). I grew up on these films and am extremely excited to see Raimi and Campbell picking the series up again and think they're off to a great start.

The story picks up 30 years after the original 'THE EVIL DEAD' film ended with a new group of kids going to the same cabin so Mia (Levy) can try to detox and get over her opiate addiction. Her friends Eric (Pucci), Olivia (Lucas), Natalie (Blackmore) and brother David (Fernandez) are there as well to help her get through it. They come across the 'book of the dead' (the Naturom Demonto) from the original films, in the cellar and Eric foolishly reads from it (despite several warnings not to). He of course awakens the dead and Mia is possessed. The others originally think she's just going through withdrawals but they soon find themselves being taken over and killed off one by one as they fight the deadites for their survival.

The film was made on a budget of just $17 million (which is a lot higher than the original film obviously but a pretty small budget by Hollywood standards). The filmmakers decided not to use CGI (except for touch ups) and filmed for 70 days. The results are definitely rewarding. The film really has that 'old school' classic slasher film feel to it and it's surprisingly loyal to the original films (in style). It's lacking the power of a performance like Bruce Campbell's but it is really funny and satirical (more so than the first film I think but not it's sequels). The violence and gore is out of control (It was first rated NC-17, like the original) and it really is a true hardcore horror film; it's truly exhilarating and relentless. I think the filmmakers did about as good a job as they possibly could rebooting this classic series and being a huge fan it's an enormous pleasure to watch. I have no real complaints; it's a masterpiece just like the original film and it's sequels!

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