Ash Williams and his girlfriend Linda find a log cabin in the woods with a voice recording from an archeologist who had recorded himself reciting ancient chants from “The Book of the Dead.” As they play the recording an evil power is unleashed taking over Linda’s body.

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  1. Sam Raimi

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Scott Spiegel


Top Billed Cast

  1. Bruce Campbell

    Bruce Campbell

    Ashley 'Ash' J. Williams

  2. Sarah Berry

    Sarah Berry

    Annie Knowby

  3. Dan Hicks

    Dan Hicks


  4. Kassie DePaiva

    Kassie DePaiva

    Bobbie Joe

  5. DB

    Denise Bixler


  6. RD

    Richard Domeier

    Ed Getley

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 24m

Budget $3,600,000.00

Revenue $5,923,044.00

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Release Information

  • March 13, 1987
    R, Theatrical



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