The Evil Dead

The Evil Dead (1981)

The Ultimate Experience In Grueling Terror

  • Genre: Horror
  • Release Date: 1981-10-15
  • User Rating: 7.3/10 from 1800 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 25min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Renaissance Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
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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.

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  • Bruce Campbell

    as Ashley 'Ash' J. Williams
  • Ellen Sandweiss

    as Cheryl
  • Richard DeManincor

    as Scott
  • Betsy Baker

    as Linda
  • Theresa Tilly

    as Shelly
  • Sam Raimi

    as Hitchhiking Fisherman
  • Philip A. Gillis

    as Fake Shemp
  • Dorothy Tapert

    as Fake Shemp
  • Cheryl Guttridge

    as Fake Shemp
  • Barbara Carey

    as Fake Shemp
  • Ted Raimi

    as Fake Shemp
  • Scott Spiegel

    as Fake Shemp
Directing Sam Raimi Director
Writing Sam Raimi Screenplay
Production Bruce Campbell Executive Producer
Production Sam Raimi Executive Producer
Production Robert Tapert Executive Producer
Production Gary Holt Producer
Sound Joseph LoDuca Original Music Composer
Camera Tim Philo Director of Photography
Editing Edna Ruth Paul Editor
Costume & Make-Up Tom Sullivan Makeup Artist
Production Robert Tapert Producer