The Evil Dead

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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
  • 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

Plot Summary

  • Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons

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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