The Evil Dead

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Director

Sam Raimi

Cast

Bruce Campbell as Ash Williams

Ellen Sandweiss as Cheryl Williams

Richard DeManincor as Scott

Theresa Tilly as Shelly

Sam Raimi as Local Fisherman and Evil Dead Voice

Writers

Sam Raimi (written by)


Summary

Ash, his girlfriend and three pals hike into the woods to a cabin for a fun night away. There they find the Necronomicon, whose text reawakens the dead when it's read aloud. The friends inadvertently release a flood of evil and must fight for their lives or become one of the evil dead.
Ash, his girlfriend and three pals hike into the woods to a cabin for a fun night away. There they find the Necronomicon, whose text reawakens the dead when it's read aloud. The friends inadvertently release a flood of evil and must fight for their lives or become one of the evil dead.

Genre

Horror

Released

October 15, 1981 (Redford Theater)

Runtime

1hr 25min

MPAA

NC-17, for substantial graphic horror violence and gore

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