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The Evil Dead

1981-09-10 | Horror
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When a group of college students finds a mysterious book and recording in the old wilderness cabin they've rented for the weekend, they unwittingly unleash a demonic force from the surrounding forest.
Director: Sam Raimi
Stars: Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss

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7.5
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3 wins 4 nominations
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  • Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

    Best Low-Budget Film

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  • Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

    Best Special Effects

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  • Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

    Prize of the International Critics' Jury

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The Evil Dead FAQ

The release date of The Evil Dead is September 10, 1981.
The revenue of The Evil Dead was 29,400,000 USD.
The casts of The Evil Dead are Bruce Campbell starring as Ashley 'Ash' J. Williams, Ellen Sandweiss starring as Cheryl, Richard DeManincor starring as Scott, Betsy Baker starring as Linda, Theresa Tilly starring as Shelly, Philip A. Gillis starring as Fake Shemp.
The sequels of The Evil Dead are Evil Dead Rise, The Evil Dead, Evil Dead II, Army of Darkness, Evil Dead.
When a group of college students finds a mysterious book and recording in the old wilderness cabin they've rented for the weekend, they unwittingly unleash a demonic force from the surrounding forest..
The full version of The Evil Dead is provided by Tubi TV , Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , FandangoNOW , Vudu , Microsoft Store , Redbox , Max Go , DIRECTV , AMC on Demand
The genre of The Evil Dead is Horror.
The production budget of The Evil Dead was 350,000 USD.
The Evil Dead won 1983 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA, 1982 Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival.
The runtime of The Evil Dead is 85 minutes.
The director of The Evil Dead is Sam Raimi.
On June 11, 2021, the IMDB rating of The Evil Dead is 7.5/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 95/100, Metacritic rating is 71/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
The certification of The Evil Dead is NC-17.