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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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Cast overview:
... Mia
... David
... Eric
... Olivia
... Natalie
Phoenix Connolly ... Teenager
... Harold
... Old Woman
Stephen Butterworth ... Toothless Redneck
Karl Willetts ... Long Haired Redneck
Randal Wilson ... Abomination Mia
... Demon (voice)
Bob Dorian ... Professor Knowby from the Original 'Evil Dead' (voice)
... 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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Rated R for strong bloody violence and gore, some sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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5 April 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Posesión infernal  »

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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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Trivia

Fede Alvarez pitched the film as the audience watching something they are not supposed to watch. See more »

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In the beginning of the movie, Mia makes David cross his heart. He makes the motion over opposite side of his body (his right side). See more »

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[first lines]
Toothless Redneck: I've got the bitch!
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Narration by Bob Dorian from the original movie The Evil Dead (1981) starts midway through credits, just when it lists the sound department. See more »

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References Pulp Fiction (1994) 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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Cheap, and even hilarious at many points
3 April 2013 | by See all my reviews

I'm shocked that Sam Raimi had anything - and actually quite a lot - to do with this cheap horror movie. I don't even feel like it was a cheap imitation of the original because it didn't even come close and I don't know why it even carries the "Evil Dead" name.

Many "scary" parts had the entire packed theater cracking up. The more the "demon" appeared, and the more she/it talked, the less scary it became... The acting was just so terrible, the writing sucked, the plot sucked, the direction sucked. The characters did things and made choices so idiotic that I just could not stand it (the 'hero' was so irritating throughout everything he did!) and suppressing laughter became quite hard.

Yes, it had gore. Plenty of gore. Most of it was unremarkable - cheap shots of random body parts covered in buckets and buckets of flowing watery fake blood. It got quite boring. Loud sound throughout the entire film, to no real effect...

Overall: No substance at all. Only good for some laughs.


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