The Evil Dead

The Evil Dead

The Ultimate Experience In Grueling Terror

The Evil Dead (1981)


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.

Director: Sam Raimi
Writer: Sam Raimi

Release Date: 1981-09-10
Status: Released
Run time: 85 min / 1:25
Budget: $350,000
Revenue: $29,400,000
Production Companies : New Line Cinema, Renaissance Pictures
Production Country: United States of America



Bruce Campbell
as Ashley 'Ash' J. Williams
Ellen Sandweiss
as Cheryl
Richard DeManincor
as Scott
Betsy Baker
as Linda
Theresa Tilly
as Shelly
Philip A. Gillis
as Fake Shemp
Dorothy Tapert
as Fake Shemp
Cheryl Guttridge
as Fake Shemp
Barbara Carey
as Fake Shemp
David Horton
as Fake Shemp
Wendall Thomas
as Fake Shemp
Don Long
as Fake Shemp
Stu Smith
as Fake Shemp
Kurt Rauf
as Fake Shemp
Ted Raimi
as Fake Shemp
Ivan Raimi
as Fake Shemp
Bill Vincent
as Fake Shemp
Mary Beth Tapert
as Fake Shemp
Scott Spiegel
as Fake Shemp
John Cameron
as Fake Shemp
Joanne Kruse
as Fake Shemp
Gwen Cochanski
as Fake Shemp
Debie Jarczewski
as Fake Shemp
Sam Raimi
as Hitchhiking Fisherman / Evil Force (uncredited)
Josh Becker
as Car Shemp (uncredited)
Bob Dorian
as Person on Recorder (voice) (uncredited)
Tom Sullivan
as Demon Hands (uncredited)
Robert Tapert
as Local Yokel (uncredited)


Editing Joel Coen Assistant Editor
Writing Sam Raimi Screenplay
Directing Sam Raimi Director
Production Sam Raimi Executive Producer
Production Bruce Campbell Executive Producer
Production Robert Tapert 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
Sound Joe Masefield Supervising Sound Editor

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