The Evil Dead (1981)

1981 | Horror

85 mins United States

Ashley "Ash" Williams (Bruce Campbell), his girlfriend and three pals hike into the woods to a cabin for a fun night away. There they find an old book, 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 watches his friends become possessed, and must make a difficult decision before daybreak to save his own life in this, the first of Sam Raimi's trilogy.



Produced by New Line Cinema
Director Sam Raimi
Writer Sam Raimi
Cast Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Betsy Baker, Hal Delrich, Sarah York, Richard DeManincor and Theresa Tilly


Horror Possession Demons Demon Cabin

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