The Evil Dead

85
  • NC-17
  • Genre(s): Horror
  • Release year: 1981
  • Running time: 85 min
Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons. Raimi's seminal horror made a cult icon of Bruce Campbell and turned its director into hot property. Much imitated, but never bettered, The Evil Dead... read more
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Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons. Raimi's seminal horror made a cult icon of Bruce Campbell and turned its director into hot property. Much imitated, but never bettered, The Evil Dead was the birth of an independently-spirited, viscerally- minded new wave in low budget horror cinema.

Original Release

10/15/1981

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Cast

Bruce Campbell Ashley 'Ash' J. Williams
Ellen Sandweiss Cheryl
Richard DeManincor Scott (as Hal Delrich)
Betsy Baker Linda
Theresa Tilly Shelly (as Sarah York)
Sam Raimi Fake Shemp
Philip A. Gillis Fake Shemp (as Phil Gillis)
Dorothy Tapert Fake Shemp
Cheryl Guttridge Fake Shemp
Barbara Carey Fake Shemp
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Sam Raimi

Writers

Sam Raimi

Cast

Bruce Campbell Ashley 'Ash' J. Williams
Ellen Sandweiss Cheryl
Richard DeManincor Scott (as Hal Delrich)
Betsy Baker Linda
Theresa Tilly Shelly (as Sarah York)
Sam Raimi Fake Shemp
Philip A. Gillis Fake Shemp (as Phil Gillis)
Dorothy Tapert Fake Shemp
Cheryl Guttridge Fake Shemp
Barbara Carey Fake Shemp
Josh Becker Car Shemp
Bob Dorian Person on Recorder
Tom Sullivan Demon Hands
Rob Tapert Local Yokel
David Horton Fake Shemp
Wendall Thomas Fake Shemp
Don Long Fake Shemp
Stu Smith Fake Shemp
Kurt Rauf Fake Shemp
Bill Vincent Fake Shemp

Producers

Bruce Campbell Executive Producer
Sam Raimi Executive Producer
Rob Tapert Executive Producer
Gary Holt Producer
Irvin Shapiro Producer
Rob Tapert Producer

Editors

Edna Ruth Paul

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