The Evil Dead

(1981)

Overview

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.

  1. Sam Raimi

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Bruce Campbell

    Bruce Campbell

    Ashley 'Ash' J. Williams

  2. Ellen Sandweiss

    Ellen Sandweiss

    Cheryl

  3. Richard DeManincor

    Richard DeManincor

    Scott

  4. Betsy Baker

    Betsy Baker

    Linda

  5. Theresa Tilly

    Theresa Tilly

    Shelly

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The Evil Dead
The Evil Dead

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Status Released

Release Information

  • October 15, 1981
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 25m

Budget $350,000.00

Revenue $29,400,000.00

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