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The Evil Dead (1981)

NC-17
85 min | Horror

Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons.
Director
Producer
Rob Tapert (as Robert Tapert)
Composer
Joseph LoDuca (as Joe Loduca)
Cinematographer
Tim Philo (photography)
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Budget
$ 350,000
Gross (USA)
$ 2,400,000
Gross (World)
$ 2,893,091
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Release date
Apr 15, 1983 (United States)

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Bruce Campbell
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Richard DeManincor
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Theresa Tilly
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Philip A. Gillis
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Dorothy Tapert
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Cheryl Guttridge
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Barbara Carey
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David Horton
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Wendall Thomas
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Don Long
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Stu Smith
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Kurt Rauf
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Ted Raimi
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Ivan Raimi
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Bill Vincent
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Mary Beth Tapert
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Scott Spiegel
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John Cameron
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Joanne Kruse
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Gwen Cochanski
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Debie Jarczewski
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Josh Becker
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Bob Dorian
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Sam Raimi
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Tom Sullivan
Demon Hands (uncredited) Demon Hands (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rob Tapert
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7.5 / 10 | 165,443 votes