The Evil Dead (1981)

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Directed By Sam Raimi Starring Bruce Campbell  •  Ellen Sandweiss  •  Betsy Baker  •  Richard DeManincor  •  Theresa Tilly Genres Haunted House Film  •  Horror  •  Monster Film  •  Splatter Film  •  Supernatural Horror  •  Zombie Film Studios &
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Release Info October 15, 1981
Color  •  85 minutes NR Rated NR
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cheesydog1

cheesydog1 on 4/10/2014 Reply  · 

Classic over the top horror film from the 80s really unique

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cheesydog1

cheesydog1 on 4/19/2014 Reply  · 

Knocked A Nightmare on Elm Street right off for number 1

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TommyDoyle78

TommyDoyle78 on 5/12/2015 Reply  · 

Fantastic.

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Eagleskywalker87

Eagleskywalker87 on 9/18/2017 Reply  · 

Great low budget filmmaking. The make-up and cinematography is some of the best ever, even ranks up with movies with more higher budgets! Although, the characters keep making stupid decisions which really got on my nerves!

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hambone88

hambone88 on 9/25/2018 Reply  · 

I feel like I just watched the best student film ever made. I am definetely going to watch the sequels after seeing this though.

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movie_mantis

movie_mantis on 10/29/2018 Reply  · 

Watched this for the 1st time last night on blu ray. Loved it, embarrassed i hadn't seen it before. Watching it again, the japanese laserdisc print, tonight.

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