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The Evil Dead(Movie, 1981)

NC-17
| 1h 25min | Genre: Horror
The Evil DeadRating: 3.7/5 (with 12891,289 votes)
The Evil Dead is a 1981 American supernatural horror film written and directed by Sam Raimi, produced by Robert Tapert and executive produced by Raimi, Tapert, and Bruce Campbell, who also starred alongside Ellen Sandweiss, Richard DeManicor, Betsy Baker and Theresa Tilly. The film focuses on five college students vacationing in an isolated cabin in a remote wooded area. After they find an audio tape that, when played, releases a legion of demons and spirits, four members of the group suffer from demonic possession, forcing the fifth member, Ash Williams (Campbell), to survive an onslaught of increasingly gory mayhem. Raimi, Tapert, Campbell and their friends produced the short film Within the Woods as a proof of concept to build the interest of potential investors, which secured US$90,000 to begin w... ()
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"The Evil Dead" is currently available on 4 providers. The Evil Dead can be streamed free of charge on Amazon Prime Video and Netflix (as part of a subscription), can be rented on Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) and The Evil Dead can also be purchased at Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as download from the website or as Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
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Available languages: English (Original), Spanish
Available subtitles: English, Spanish
Duration: 1h 25min
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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
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Duration: 1h 26min
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About The Evil Dead

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.

Trailer for The Evil Dead + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: Tennessee
Derivative works/Adaptions: "Evil Head" (find it on Amazon), "Evil Dead" (movie, 2013)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 27 languages: Arabic (AR), Bulgarian (BG), Catalan (CA), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 10/15/1981 (World premiere: 09/10/1981)
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Diabólico"
"Evil Dead: Diabólico"
"A Morte do Demônio"
"Evil Dead 1"
"Mala muerte"
"Smrtelné zlo"
"Tanz der Teufel 1 - The Evil Dead"
"Muerte diabólica"
"Book of the Dead"
"Evil Dead"
"Into the Woods"
"Sam Raimi's The Evil Dead"
"The Evil Dead, the Ultimate Experience in Grueling Horror"

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:3546, Added: 02/14/2018, Last updated: 09/22/2021