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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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Fede Alvarez

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Cast

Cast overview:
Jane Levy ... Mia
Shiloh Fernandez ... David
Lou Taylor Pucci ... Eric
Jessica Lucas ... Olivia
Elizabeth Blackmore ... Natalie
Phoenix Connolly ... Teenager
Jim McLarty ... Harold
Sian Davis ... Old Woman
Stephen Butterworth Stephen Butterworth ... Toothless Redneck
Karl Willetts Karl Willetts ... Long Haired Redneck
Randal Wilson Randal Wilson ... Abomination Mia
Rupert Degas ... Demon (voice)
Bob Dorian ... Professor Knowby from the Original 'Evil Dead' (voice)
Ellen Sandweiss ... Cheryl from the Original 'Evil Dead' (voice)
Inca Inca ... Grandpa the Dog
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Storyline

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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence and gore, some sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Welsh

Release Date:

5 April 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Posesión infernal See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$25,775,847, 7 April 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$54,239,856, 9 June 2013

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$97,542,952, 13 September 2013
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Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

During pre-production and during every meeting, they always planned for a hard R. The studio never said pull back until the MPAA rated the film NC-17. 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

[first lines]
Toothless Redneck: I've got the bitch!
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Crazy Credits

In a reference to term coined by Sam Raimi after the Three Stooges, the actors which appear in bit parts of "really good people" (Bill Vincent, Judah Tapert, Terri Donaldson and Alan Breslau) are credited as "Fake Shemps". See more »

Alternate Versions

There is a popular fan edited version that removed certain lines of dialogue deemed corny, as well as removed scenes with poor CGI. It also has added the infamous "we're gonna get you" scene from the trailers (that didn't make the final cut). See more »

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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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If you like bloody movies, this one is made for you!
13 June 2015 | by andrewshieh0712See all my reviews

Evil Dead is a remake of the 1981 original "the Evil Dead". I didn't have the chance to watch the original yet, so I'm going to review this without comparing it with the original.

The movie actually starts out pretty slow, for the first 40 minutes there isn't any creepy parts and it actually bores me. Usually, movies start off slow to develop they're characters or stories, however, I find the first 30 minutes unnecessary. However, Evil Dead deserves its wait. Evil Dead has some of the goriest and most disturbing scenes I've seen in movies. There's blood EVERYWHERE and the movie make them look real good! The movie mostly uses makeups and proves that a bloody movie can stand by its own without CGI.

Another thing I like about Evil Dead is the directing. There are many beautifully-shot scenes which makes the movie very enjoyable. For example, the director sets the cameras in different angles, such as the floor or close to the wall, which makes it extraordinary from other films.

On the other hand, Evil Dead lacks character developments, but for its own sake, bloody horror doesn't really need character developments. Characters make stupid decisions and eventually will die out one by one, so it's not really a big deal.

There isn't really a plot or twists in Evil Dead. Everything is presented directly. If you haven't watch this without watching the trailers, the movie is what you thought it will be.

Evil Dead is enjoyable for a movie night if you do not care too much on the details. Just sit back and enjoy the gore, it's real fun.


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