Evil Dead, The (1981)

Evil Dead, The (1981)
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Five 20-something friends are holed up in a remote cabin where they discover a Book Of The Dead. An archaeologist's tape recording reveals that the ancient text was discovered among the Khandarian ruins of a Sumerian civilization. Playing the taped incantations, the youths unwittingly summon up dormant demons living in the nearby woods,...

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Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Hal Delrich, Betsy Baker, Theresa Tilly

Production Details

  • Certificate & Consumer Advice:
    (R), for substantial graphic horror violence and gore
  • Run Time:
    1 hr. 25 min.
  • Format(s):
    2D

Synopsis

Five 20-something friends are holed up in a remote cabin where they discover a Book Of The Dead. An archaeologist's tape recording reveals that the ancient text was discovered among the Khandarian ruins of a Sumerian civilization. Playing the taped incantations, the youths 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.

Production Details

  • Run Time
    1 hr. 25 min.
  • In Theaters
    Thursday, October 15, 1981
  • Certificate & Consumer Advice
    (R), for substantial graphic horror violence and gore
  • Genre
    Horror
  • Producer(s)
    Robert Tapert
  • Director(s)
    Sam Raimi
  • Writer(s)
    Sam Raimi
  • Studio
    New Line Cinema
  • Format(s)
    2D

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