The Evil Dead

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Evil Dead (1983, USA) is a Horror-Comedy film directed by Sam Raimi. It was followed four years later by Evil Dead II.

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Main Details

  • Released in 1983 | Color
  • Runtime: 85 min
  • Production Co: Renaissance Pictures
  • Distribution Co: Palace Pictures (1982) (UK) (theatrical) | Citadel Films (1983) (Canada) (theatrical) | Metropolitan Filmexport (1983) (France) (theatrical) | New Line Cinema (1983) (USA) (theatrical) | A-Film Distribution (2003) (Netherlands) (theatrical) (re-release) | Future Film (2003) (Finland) (theatrical)
  • Written and directed by Sam Raimi
  • Starring: Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Richard DeManincor, Betsy Baker, Theresa Tilly, Philip A. Gillis, Dorothy Tapert, Cheryl Guttridge, Barbara Carey, David Horton, Wendall Thomas, Don Long, Stu Smith, Kurt Rauf, Ted Raimi
  • Produced by Bruce Campbell, Gary Holt, Sam Raimi, Robert G. Tapert
  • Original Music by Joseph LoDuca (as Joe LoDuca)
  • Cinematography by Tim Philo
  • Film Editing by Edna Ruth Paul

Also Known As

  • Book of the Dead (USA) | Into the Woods (USA) | Tanz der Teufel (Germany) | Kauhun riivaamat (Finland) | The Evil Dead, the Ultimate Experience in Grueling Horror (USA) (closing credits title)


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