Evil Dead (2013)
In Movie Theaters April 5, 2013
Evil Dead (2013) release date April 5, 2013
The About face: A reboot of the 1981 movie The Evil Dead, which was Unrated because if it had been rated it would have received an X-rating. No one under 17 was admitted.
The Wild side: Mia, a young woman struggling with sobriety, heads to a remote cabin with her brother and a group of friends, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads to danger and horror.
The Movie facts: Original Spiderman trilogy director Sam Raimi wrote, directed and, along with Rob Tapert and Bruce Campbell, produced the original horror classic The Evil Dead that tells the story of five twenty-something friends who become holed up in a remote cabin where they discover a Book Of The Dead.
An archaeologist's tape recording reveals that the ancient text was discovered among the Khandarian ruins of a Sumerian civilization. Playing the taped incantations, the youths unwittingly summon up dormant demons living in the nearby woods, which possess the youngsters in succession until only one is left intact to fight for survival.
The Evil Dead spawned a franchise with the equally successful installments Evil Dead II and Army of Darkness.
The original The Evil Dead movie is arguably the most violent and gory motion picture ever released in movie theaters. So, the Evil Dead movie poster below, has a tall task to live up to if its tagline is to be believed.
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STARRING: Jane Levy, Lou Taylor Pucci, Shiloh Fernandez
DIRECTED BY: Fede Alvarez
STUDIO: Columbia Pictures
RATING: R (For violence, language, nudity)
EVIL DEAD (2013) Official Website: www.evildead-movie.com
DVD Release Date: TBD
Watch the full length RED BAND trailer of the Evil Dead remake below.
Below - movie poster from the 1981 movie The Evil Dead. Note that the movie is UNRATED with the caption on the movie poster: "The producers recommend that no one under 17 be admitted..."